Comedy

Meet The Musical Comedian Most Likely To Become A Millionaire

Meet The Musical Comedian Most Likely To Become A Millionaire

Laurence Owen's Cinemusical sets the Soho soundtrack. | By Ben Venables
Review: Tez Talks About Muslims' Views On Tinder And Star Wars

Review: Tez Talks About Muslims' Views On Tinder And Star Wars

Comedian also introduces the Tez Commandments. | By Ben Venables ★★★☆☆
Review: Shaky Start For Comedian Nick Thune

Review: Shaky Start For Comedian Nick Thune

Tonight Show regular arrives at Soho Theatre. | By Ben Venables ★★☆☆☆
Londoners Take The Cake At New Acts Of The Year Showcase

Londoners Take The Cake At New Acts Of The Year Showcase

Comedian Bilal Zafar follows Stewart Lee and Ardal O'Hanlon as 'top of the bill'. | By Ben Venables
Laugh In The Face Of Love This Valentine's

Laugh In The Face Of Love This Valentine's

Comedy specials in the season of ickiness. | By Will Noble
Daniel Sloss Stops In Soho Ahead Of New York Debut

Daniel Sloss Stops In Soho Ahead Of New York Debut

Star comedian slips on vagabond shoes. | By Ben Venables
Eddie Izzard Reloaded: The Trans-Jedi Of Comedy Returns

Eddie Izzard Reloaded: The Trans-Jedi Of Comedy Returns

His revamped Force Majeure arrives in the West End. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★★
See Rob Delaney And Russell Howard Try Out New Work

See Rob Delaney And Russell Howard Try Out New Work

Phoenix Winter Fringe tickets on sale now. | By Victoria Thomas
When Your Inner Voice Is A Superior Monkey: A Chat With Nina Conti

When Your Inner Voice Is A Superior Monkey: A Chat With Nina Conti

Hilarious ventriloquist swings into Criterion Theatre. | By Ben Venables
The 12 Dodgiest London Accents You’ll Ever Hear

The 12 Dodgiest London Accents You’ll Ever Hear

It's all pony an' trap you marpet. | By Stuart Black
Deal Of The Day: La Soirée’s Spiegeltent

Deal Of The Day: La Soirée’s Spiegeltent

See the crème de la crème of the cabaret world. | By Partner
Have I Got News For You Star Headlines At New Rivoli Ballroom Night

Have I Got News For You Star Headlines At New Rivoli Ballroom Night

Reginald D Hunter in beautiful surroundings. | By Londonist Staff
Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

1940s nostalgia ahoy. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Time Out Calls Time On London Comedy

Time Out Calls Time On London Comedy

Comedians not considered a "key vertical category." | By Ben Venables
Deal Of The Day: A Tenner Off The Inimitable Bill Bailey

Deal Of The Day: A Tenner Off The Inimitable Bill Bailey

Ever seen anyone play a ballad on the Bible? | By Partner
Finally, A Westlife Show We Can Enjoy: Bubblewrap, Reviewed

Finally, A Westlife Show We Can Enjoy: Bubblewrap, Reviewed

Sofie Hagen spills the beans on her boy band infatuation. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Ticket Alert: See Catastrophe's Rob Delaney Try Out Material In A Pub

Ticket Alert: See Catastrophe's Rob Delaney Try Out Material In A Pub

Along with Aisling Bea, Tom Parry and Kieran Hodgson. | By Londonist Staff
See Edinburgh-Nominated Comedian James Acaster At One-Off West End Show

See Edinburgh-Nominated Comedian James Acaster At One-Off West End Show

Represent at The Lyric. | By Will Noble
How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

There are at least 864 of them. | By Londonist
Racial Stereotypes And Creepy Characters From Daphne: Review

Racial Stereotypes And Creepy Characters From Daphne: Review

Funny, clever, uncomfortable sketch comedy. | By Rachel Holdsworth ★★★★★
We Talk Awards, Fish Markets And Megabus Gold With Comedian Jayde Adams

We Talk Awards, Fish Markets And Megabus Gold With Comedian Jayde Adams

Catch her at the Roundhouse in December. | By Londonist
Dead Funny: Jack Rooke On His Show Inspired By Bereavement

Dead Funny: Jack Rooke On His Show Inspired By Bereavement

We talk to the comedian ahead of his run at Soho Theatre. | By Lettie Mckie
More Of The Funniest Things You've Heard Tube Drivers Say

More Of The Funniest Things You've Heard Tube Drivers Say

Because they say a lot of funny things. | By Will Noble
Margaret Cho On 12 Days Of Rage And John Travolta's Face

Margaret Cho On 12 Days Of Rage And John Travolta's Face

PsyCHO tour lands in London. | By Ben Venables
Deal Of The Day: Laugh Till It Hurts For Macmillan Cancer Support

Deal Of The Day: Laugh Till It Hurts For Macmillan Cancer Support

Mark Dolan headlines all-star comedy cast. | By Partner
Comedy Studios That Filmed Tommy Cooper And The Office Are Flattened

Comedy Studios That Filmed Tommy Cooper And The Office Are Flattened

Goodnight Sweet Teddington. | By Stuart Black
From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

London's essential festive comedy. | By Ben Venables
Deal Of The Day: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Deal Of The Day: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

A ★★★★★ show for £25 tonight. | By Partner
Two Great Comedy Double Acts Heading To London: Max And Ivan Vs The Pajama Men

Two Great Comedy Double Acts Heading To London: Max And Ivan Vs The Pajama Men

Superlative comic world building at Soho Theatre. | By Stuart Black
6 London Music Biopics That Can't Fail

6 London Music Biopics That Can't Fail

Solid gold hits, every one. | By Stuart Black
Review: Mike Wozniak Is More Frantic Than Cleese Speeding In A Merc

Review: Mike Wozniak Is More Frantic Than Cleese Speeding In A Merc

Pythonesque comedian zips through set. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

All those vital questioned answered. | By Will Noble
Race, Politics And Drinking: Meet Desiree Burch

Race, Politics And Drinking: Meet Desiree Burch

Funny Women competition winner talks to Londonist. | By Ben Venables
Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

Interview on comedy, history and dressing up as an ant. | By Ben Venables
Try Our Quiz: Comedy London

Try Our Quiz: Comedy London

10 questions to decide whether or not you have a sense of humour. | By Will Noble
Comedian Richard Gadd Puts The Pun Into Punk

Comedian Richard Gadd Puts The Pun Into Punk

His painfully absurd show comes to Soho Theatre. | By Stuart Black
A Review Of Luke McQueen's Jack Whitehall Rant

A Review Of Luke McQueen's Jack Whitehall Rant

Beware the flying chairs. | By Will Noble ★★★☆☆
Celebrate Back To The Future Day At Leicester Square Theatre

Celebrate Back To The Future Day At Leicester Square Theatre

Comedian Nathan Cassidy's show based on time travel trilogy. | By Londonist
Try A Peep Show Pub Quiz

Try A Peep Show Pub Quiz

Celebrate the final season with some trivia. | By M@
The London Of Peter Sellers

The London Of Peter Sellers

He created Inspector Clouseau, deun't you kneuw. | By Will Noble
Fringe Favourite Spencer Jones Props Up In Soho

Fringe Favourite Spencer Jones Props Up In Soho

Physical and prop comedy show that wowed Edinburgh. | By Ben Venables
Kieran Hodgson's Tour De France Tour De Force

Kieran Hodgson's Tour De France Tour De Force

Someone give this show a yellow jersey. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
Rude Kirsty Young And The Worst Record Collection You'll Ever Hear

Rude Kirsty Young And The Worst Record Collection You'll Ever Hear

Catch Joseph Morpurgo's Edinburgh nominated comedy show. | By Rachel Holdsworth ★★★★☆
Pam Ann Flies High And Low

Pam Ann Flies High And Low

The Australian trolley dolly suffers a little turbulence on her latest flight. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

New era for London's favourite cartoon. | By Ben Venables
Deal Of The Day: Have A Laugh For Charity

Deal Of The Day: Have A Laugh For Charity

A funny night for a serious cause. | Sponsor
How We Don't Understand Why Sam Simmons Won Edinburgh

How We Don't Understand Why Sam Simmons Won Edinburgh

Comedian aspires to be Marmite and fails. | By Will Noble ★★★☆☆
How To Create A Comedy Idiot

How To Create A Comedy Idiot

John Finnemore on bringing his radio character to the stage. | By Ben Venables
Tom Parry: The Least Cynical Comedian On The Circuit?

Tom Parry: The Least Cynical Comedian On The Circuit?

Find out by watching Yellow T-Shirt. | By Will Noble
From Cancer To Comedy: Meet Beth Vyse

From Cancer To Comedy: Meet Beth Vyse

The comedian's hit show is raw, honest and funny. | By Ben Venables
Robin Ince Leads London's Biggest Science Pub Quiz

Robin Ince Leads London's Biggest Science Pub Quiz

We speak to the comedian about new geek gig. | By M@
Bonfire Night: A Show To Remember, Remember

Bonfire Night: A Show To Remember, Remember

First class ambling from the Sheeps star. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
How London's Housing Crisis Created A One-Star Show

How London's Housing Crisis Created A One-Star Show

When Diane Spencer met Nancy Dell'Olio. | By Ben Venables
Only Fools And Horses Gets The Weirdos' Treatment

Only Fools And Horses Gets The Weirdos' Treatment

Museum of Comedy stages sitcom-inspired play. | By Ben Venables
Where To Find Edinburgh Award-Winning Comedy In London

Where To Find Edinburgh Award-Winning Comedy In London

Hagen, Simmons and Gadd. | By Ben Venables
Canadian Comedy Trio Reckon They Have Answer To London's Housing Crisis

Canadian Comedy Trio Reckon They Have Answer To London's Housing Crisis

No prizes for guessing what the Trailer Park Boys suggest... | By James Drury
Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 24-30 August

Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 24-30 August

ZX Spectrums, choose your own adventure and Fenella Fielding. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 17-23 August

Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 17-23 August

Week three: here we come. | By Rachel Holdsworth
A Londoner’s Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe

A Londoner’s Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe

From the human Jenga to the black pudding. | By Londonist
Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 10-16 August

Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 10-16 August

Comedy and theatre for week two. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

The home of contemporary variety in London. | By Zoe Craig
Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 3-9 August

Pick Of The Camden Fringe: 3-9 August

Comedy, theatre, more. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Can't Afford The Edinburgh Fringe? Go To Balham Instead

Can't Afford The Edinburgh Fringe? Go To Balham Instead

Lots of funny, all for free. | By Will Noble
Muslim-Jewish Theatre Group Celebrates 10 Years Together

Muslim-Jewish Theatre Group Celebrates 10 Years Together

Come In! Sit Down! with MUJU Crew. | By Ben Venables
Talking Improv With Cariad And Paul

Talking Improv With Cariad And Paul

How to be funny for a living. | By Geoff Marshall
Guaranteed Grins At Greenwich Comedy Festival

Guaranteed Grins At Greenwich Comedy Festival

Wehn, Omielan, Key and the like. | By Will Noble
Cartoons In London: Where To Find Them

Cartoons In London: Where To Find Them

From Hogarth to Groening. | By Will Noble
Tonight: Whose Line Is It Anyway? Live At The Adelphi

Tonight: Whose Line Is It Anyway? Live At The Adelphi

Last minute ticket offer. | Sponsor
Two Very Different Jailbirds Break Out At Soho Theatre

Two Very Different Jailbirds Break Out At Soho Theatre

Missing these would be criminal. | By Ben Venables ★★★★☆
Deal Of The Day: Chessboxing! Chess And Boxing. Together

Deal Of The Day: Chessboxing! Chess And Boxing. Together

Brains and brawn at King's Cross Scala. | Sponsor
Deal Of The Day: Spontaneous Laughs At Slapdash

Deal Of The Day: Spontaneous Laughs At Slapdash

Improvised comedy at The Miller. | Sponsor
Ilford, Islamophobia And The London Comedy Circuit

Ilford, Islamophobia And The London Comedy Circuit

Comedian Jamali Maddix has a lot to say. | By Will Noble ☆☆☆☆☆
See Edinburgh Fringe Shows Before They Hit Edinburgh

See Edinburgh Fringe Shows Before They Hit Edinburgh

Big names, low cost, works in progress. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Pepitone's Well-Weaved Set Has Us In Stitches

Pepitone's Well-Weaved Set Has Us In Stitches

What Rough Beast at Soho Theatre. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
Why Every Body Is Beach Beautiful

Why Every Body Is Beach Beautiful

Juliette Burton on docu-comedy show Look At Me. | By Ben Venables
Deal Of The Day: £5 Comedy At Udderbelly Festival

Deal Of The Day: £5 Comedy At Udderbelly Festival

Comedy trio WitTank bring the funny to Udderbelly. | Sponsor
Where To Watch The Election In London

Where To Watch The Election In London

Plus other election-related events. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Wonderground The Musical: Not Coming To A Stage Near You

Wonderground The Musical: Not Coming To A Stage Near You

Because Showstopper! is a different show each time. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Cockfosters Show As Funny As Its Namesake

Cockfosters Show As Funny As Its Namesake

Dave Hill, via Laughborough Junction and Smile End. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Deal Of The Day: A Night Of Laughs For £4.95

Deal Of The Day: A Night Of Laughs For £4.95

Six comedians, one show, lots of laughs. | Sponsor
Fraff: Poetry For Drunks, Dyslexics And Weirdos

Fraff: Poetry For Drunks, Dyslexics And Weirdos

Not for fans of Pam Ayres. | By Lindsey
Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

A plucky punk comic sells out. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Deal Of The Day, 18 April 2015: Half-Price Comedy At 99 Club

Deal Of The Day, 18 April 2015: Half-Price Comedy At 99 Club

50% off tickets to 99 Club, Soho. | Sponsor
Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Shared stories at Southbank Centre. | By Ben Venables
Talking Bull: The Udderbelly Returns

Talking Bull: The Udderbelly Returns

Southbank’s comedy cow is back. | By Londonist
Play Retro Games On Your Phone With WiFi Wars

Play Retro Games On Your Phone With WiFi Wars

The most fun you can have prodding a screen. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

ComComPod closes in on West End. | By Ben Venables ★★★★★
Noel Fielding Helps Amused Moose Comedy Club Launch New Home

Noel Fielding Helps Amused Moose Comedy Club Launch New Home

Leicester Square venue opens with new material night. | By Stuart Black
Adam Riches: Quadruple Comedy Threat

Adam Riches: Quadruple Comedy Threat

See four previous Edinburgh shows at Kings Place. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Alexis Dubus: Roadtrips Recounted In Rhyme

Alexis Dubus: Roadtrips Recounted In Rhyme

Cars and Girls at Soho Theatre. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆