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The top ten comedy shows this month

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

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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.

Frank Skinner time out 2013
© Rob Greig
Comedy, Stand-up

Frank Skinner Live

icon-location-pin Leicester Square Theatre, Leicester Square
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The Black Country comedy hero’s first new stand-up show in four years. And, like a fine wine, he’s mellowed with age.

Stand Up Under the Stars
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Comedy, Stand-up

Stand Up Under the Stars

icon-location-pin Battersea Arts Centre, Battersea
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Outdoor comedy gigs in the beautiful BAC courtyard, with headliners including Phil Wang, Bridget Christie and Tim Key.

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Comedy, Improv

Steen Raskopoulos Improvises with Friends

icon-location-pin 2Northdown, Pentonville
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Talented Australian character comic and improviser Steen Raskopoulos makes up a soap opera on the spot with the help from his equally talented pals.

Michelle Wolf
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Comedy, Stand-up

Michelle Wolf

icon-location-pin Leicester Square Theatre, Leicester Square
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US comic Michelle Wolf – who made headlines with her excellent set at the White House correspondents’ dinner that didn't impress a certain someone – plays some London shows. 

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Comedy, Stand-up

Rose Matafeo: Horndog

icon-location-pin Leicester Square Theatre, Leicester Square
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Two more chances to catch 2018’s Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner. Breezy, personal stand-up with a point.

Comedy, Stand-up

Jerry Seinfeld

icon-location-pin Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Hammersmith
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The ever-reigning king of observational stand-up plays four shows in two nights. Still a few (very expensive) tickets left.

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Comedy, Edinburgh Fringe preview

ARGComFest 2019

icon-location-pin Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch
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An intense hit of comedy, with 48 shows in two days, featuring Josie Long, Nish Kumar, Nick Helm, Lou Sanders and, well, 44 others.

Comedy, Stand-up

Ealing Comedy Festival

icon-location-pin Walpole Park (Big Top), Ealing
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Playing the big top tent in Walpole Park this summer are Alan Davies, Sean Lock, ‘Smack the Pony’s Fiona Allen and lots more.

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Comedy, Stand-up

Knock2Bag

icon-location-pin Moth Club, Hackney
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‘Man Like Mobeen’ star Guz Khan, visiting Aussie absurdist Sam Campbell and more play this trendy east London gig.

balham comedy festival press 2013 al murray
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Comedy, Stand-up

Balham Comedy Festival

icon-location-pin The Bedford, Balham
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Al Murray, Shappi Khorsandi, Milton Jones, Ed Byrne and other big-name comics play this annual south London shindig.

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Tonight

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.

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This week

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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