London Comedy: Alex Horne, Josie Long, Henning Wehn

Josie Long, in Kilburn on Thursday. Photo by Idil Sukan

Josie Long, in Kilburn on Thursday. Photo by Idil Sukan

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

Sunday Special

German Henning Wehn and magician Pete Firman preview their new shows at Greenwich’s Up The Creek club on 8 June for £6 / £4 concessions. Doors open at 7.30pm

Doodle-a-Thon-Edy

Experimental comedy at The Proud Archivist in Hackney with Adam Larter, Bob Slayer, Ian Smith and others creating a huge cartoon doodle, plus criticism, reporting, walking human doodles, snacks and music from the Persad Brothers. 9 June, doors at 6pm, pay what you want

Alex Horne

More Edinburgh previews, this time at the Battersea Arts Centre, from Alex Horne with his new show Monsieur Butterfly on 9 and 10 June (7.30pm, £12 / £9). Or try the Pleasance in Islington on 11 June for £5 (8pm)

Josie Long

Go to Kilburn to see Josie Long try out new material for her new Edinburgh show called Cara Josephine, described as being about love and outdoorsy-ness. She’s on at the Good Ship on 12 June, 8pm, £4.40.

Sunday Assembly FunnyRaiser

Sunday Assemblies meet all round the world celebrating life in godless communities. It started in London and this event at Central Foundation Boys’ School near Old Street on 12 June raises cash to help set up more groups. Comedians appearing include Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan, Luisa Omielan and Sunday Assembly co-founders Pippa Evans and Sanderson Jones. £20 / £17 + bf, 7pm

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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