Monday: See the joint winners of Best Newcomer at this year’s Melbourne Comedy Festival at the Soho Theatre: Matt Okine (pictured; 7.30pm, £15-£10) pits himself against seafood while Ronny Chieng (9.15pm, £15-£10) showcases some excellent sarcasm. Or see both shows for £15/£20.
Wednesday: Nick Hodder deconstructs and pokes fun at stand up under the guise of a show he bought off the internet (Etcetera Theatre, 6pm, £7 / £5).
Thursday: The fabulous Paul Sinha is doing his new show Last Christmas at the Soho Theatre for three days starting tonight (7.45pm, £10-£15).
Friday: Sarah Campbell has written for HIGNFY and Russell Watson’s Good News. Her work-in-progress show about fun is at the Camden Head (6.30pm, £5).
Saturday: Tom Price, Matt Blaize and Stefano Paolini provide the funny for your Saturday at the Funny Side of Covent Garden (8pm, £12.50).
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