There are an overwhelming number of comedy shows to choose from in London. Our advice? Buy tickets to any of the ten shows we recommend and you'll have a cracking time.
2013's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Bridget Christie steps up to the Leicester Square Theatre for her latest London run, entitled 'Because You Demanded It'. The groundbreaking political stand-up is once again on furious form, though unfraid to laugh at her own righteous anger, as she rails against Britain's decision leave the EU.Read more
Romesh Ranganathan, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and TV regular, explores the rationality of his worldview and argues that everyone needs to come round to his warped way of thinking. His material's smartly written, but Ranganathan's permanently pissed-off persona gives him a distinctly funny edge.Read more
Can you believe Al Murray has now spent 20 years as one of the finest comedy character creations in the country, the Pub Landlord? After battling Farage in South Thanet, Murray's headlng to the Royal Albert Hall with his new show, 'Let's Go Backwards Together'. The Pub Landlord's a national treasure, and one never short of an opinion of topical issues, so expect some gags on the Brexit fall-out.Read more
Fresh from winning the 2016 Edinburgh comedy award, Richard Gadd pitches up for an extended run at Soho Theatre. ‘Monkey See Monkey Do’ is a departure from the balls-out anarchy of Gadd’s previous work. This time around he explores masculinity and his faltering mental health in a funny, courageous show.Read more
More comedy in London
As the unofficial comedy capital of the world, London's comedy circuit doesn't take a break. There are stand-up shows seven days a week, from early evening through to the small hours. To help you plan your week of witticisms, here's a nifty calendar of the best comedy shows in London this week.Read more