London Comedy: Andrew Lawrence, Bridget Christie, Joe Wilkinson

Joe Wilkinson headlines Live at the Chapel on Saturday

Joe Wilkinson headlines Live at the Chapel on Saturday

Our selection of London’s alternative, clever and offbeat comedy gigs this week.

Nuts & Bolts

There’s a new comedy night launching on 29 March at the Brady Arts & Community Centre near Whitechapel: Nuts & Bolts welcomes sketch duo and telly show-havers Cardinal Burns, musical Canadian Mae Martin and sketch trio The Grandees. £10, 7.30pm

We Love Comedy

We Love Comedy on 1 April at The Pipeline near Liverpool Street has a stonking line-up. Book in advance for cheap tickets to see Edinburgh winner Bridget Christie, Joe Bor, Sarah Bennetto, Tobias Persson and Andy Zapp. £5 adv / £8, 8.15pm

SuZanna Gonzo and Friends

Another new night starts, this time a combo of cabaret and comedy at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club on 1 April. Katie O’Brien does her show SuZanna GonZo:Dark Lady, plus guests Jody Kamali, Tessa Waters and Dan Lees. £4.50 adv / £6, 7.30pm

Tickled Pig

Head to the Canal Cafe Theatre on 2 April for Tickled Pig and stand-up from Ed Gamble, Pat Cahill, Sofie Hagen, Thomas Ward, Ian Lane, Sam Chaplin, Tony Carroll, Jay Handley and Daniel Branch. If we remember correctly, this is the night that offers M&S Percy Pigs to scoff. £10 / £9, 7.30pm

Andrew Lawrence

Misanthrope Andrew Lawrence does two nights at the Bloomsbury Theatre with his show There Is No Escape on 4-5 April. Get a taster of his act with the video below. £15 / £13 + bf, 8pm

Live at the Chapel

Joe Wilkinson (he of the beard in Him and Her) headlines the Union Chapel in Islington on 5 April, with excellent support from Nick Helm, Aisling Bea, Alistair Green and Alex Horne doing the introductions. £18 / £16, 7.45pm

Tip us off to friendly, intelligent, alternative comedy around town on hello@londonist.com, read our guide to watching live comedy in London and our top 10 themed comedy nights.

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