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Ikechukwu Ufomadu, Amusements, 2023
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The top London comedy shows to see in February

Our pick of this month's must-see comedy shows in London

Andrzej Lukowski
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Andrzej Lukowski
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It’s a busy month for comedy in London: we’d wholeheartedly recommend you make it your priority to catch Julia Masli’s instant cult classic ‘ha ha ha ha ha ha ha’, which has extended its run; on a very different end of the spectrum is a West End stint for Frank Skinner’s new show ‘30 Years of Dirt’. And there’s plenty more besides for lovers of comedy both weird and trad.

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The best comedy shows in London this month

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Comedy
  • Character
  • Recommended

You have a nagging problem in your life, who are you turning to? Your friends? Your therapist? What about your favourite agony aunt? Ultimately, the concept is flawed because it’s impossible to expect some celebrity journalist to sort your life out. Getting a clown to do it makes just as much sense, really. 

  • Comedy
  • Stand-up

Irish comic Ed Byrne has been a familiar figure on the panel show circuit for years now. But his career as a stand-up reached bittersweet new heights last year with this by all accounts phenomenal show in which he hilariously tries to get to grips with the worst thing that ever happened to him: the recent death of his younger brother. 

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Comedy
  • Character
  • Soho
  • Recommended

Ikechukwu Ufomadu’s ‘Amusements’ does essentially look like a trad stand-up set – one guy and a microphone – but the actual content is totally out there, probably closer to a pastiche of American public speaking than anything…

More comedy in London

Looking for comedy in London tonight? Then start limbering up those face muscles because there are plenty of cracking line-ups at London's comedy clubs this very evening. Here's a few of the comedy shows we recommend, plus a choice of budget-friendly free gigs.

This week
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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.

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