London Comedy: Mitch Benn, Ben Moor, Ronnie Rocket

See Mitch Benn and the Distractions on Tuesday

See Mitch Benn and the Distractions on Tuesday

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

Ben Moor: The London Roam

Ben’s critically acclaimed show about love, relationships and the everyday is coming to five different venues around London in the next couple of weeks, covering the four compass points and central. See the show at the Tristan Bates Theatre (3 March), Pleasance Theatre (5 March), Southwark Playhouse (9 March), Canal Cafe Theatre (13 March) and Arcola Theatre (16 March). Ticket prices and start times vary, see the Show and Tell website for more details and watch the trailer below.

Good Ship Comedy

A corking line up for not much cash in this Kilburn venue on Monday 3 March. Ed Gamble, half of podcast duo Peacock and Gamble but poised to become rather famous in his own right, headlines plus Daniel Simonsen, Lindsay Sharman, Stu Richards and musical hilarity from Jonny and the Baptists. £4 adv / £5, 8pm

Distraction Club

There’s more musical comedy at the Phoenix as Mitch Benn hosts The Distraction Club on 4 March. Loretta Maine, psychotic country singer and alter-ego of Pippa Evans, David Jordan, Jo Neary, The Segue Sisters and Matt Blair are all on hand to delight you. £8.25, 8.15pm

Junk

Junk is a new BBC Three comedy game show, recording later this month. Hosts Joe Lycett and Jamie Demetriou are at the helm of a pre-recording run through at the Hen and Chickens on 4 March. Free, email junkshow2014@gmail.com to reserve a place, 7.30pm

The Caretakers

After the Invisible Dot team close the building’s doors for the night, The Caretakers are in charge. On 6 March it’s the turn of Mike Wozniak, Phil Wang and other guests tbc to run riot. £10, 7.30pm

Ronnie Rocket

Adam Larter, Ali Brice, Stuart Laws and Matt Highton attempt to finish off David Lynch’s incomplete screenplay Ronnie Rocket, through the medium of improvisation. Go to the Camden Head on 7 March to see the results. £3, 8pm

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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