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 regular comedy shows in London.
The best comedy shows in London this Monday
This open mic gig in Tufnell Park is hosted by professional shambles Harry Deansway. He's mean to the comics, referring to them all as 'rats' and forces them to come on to silence if they haven't tweeted about the gig. But, somehow, it makes for an incredibly supportive atmosphere. And it's free!
The best comedy shows in London this Tuesday
The best comedy shows in London this Wednesday
The best comedy shows in London this Thursday
The best comedy shows in London this Friday
Two clubs, round the corner from each other, both run by the same, friendly team. At a weekend Angel Comedy's two venues get long queues because, a) the line-ups are well worth catching, and b) they're free! Give a donation at the end if you enjoyed the show (you will).