Where to find funny next week
Monday: Get your politics at Lolitics with Andy Zaltzman, Wil Hodgson, Shit Theatre and Danielle Ward at the Black Heart, Camden from 8pm (£3).
Tuesday: Catch work in progress from Edinburgh 'Best Newcomer' nominee 2011, Cariad Lloyd doing character comedy at the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge, 7pm (£7).
Thursday: Luke and Harry Dot Dot Dot are allegedly appearing at the Hen and Chickens at 9.15pm, although there's nothing on the H&C listings as yet. Still, check out their tumblr for a video and reviews. Ones to watch?
Friday: Robin Ince, known for being an angry man on the permanent verge of a stroke, discovers happiness through science at Finchley's Arts Depot from 7.30pm (£13 / £11).
Saturday: Comedy isn't often performed in beautiful venues so grab tickets for Milton Jones, Doc Brown, James Acaster and The Boy with Tape on His Face at the Union Chapel. Live at the Chapel starts at 7.45pm (£16).
Now, watch Naz Osmanoglu and his Love Bin:
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Having a Laugh portrait photo by Viramati via the Londonist Flickrpool