Where to find funny this week
Sunday: The April Fool's Day edition of Storytellers' Club finds fun in pranks and mishaps with Robin Ince, Alex Adelman, Ben Target and James Dowdeswell at Pleasance Islington from 8pm (£8).
It's also Geek Night Out's third birthday show downstairs at the Comedy Pub, W1 from 8pm (free entry).
Monday: Pattie Brewster’s Friendship Venture sees Pappys and Naz Osmanoglu rock up to help Pattie make friends* at the Camden Head from 8pm (free entry).
Wednesday: Roisin Conaty starts four nights Upstairs at Soho Theatre with new show, Destiny's Dickhead, looking at fate and the things that shape us, 9.30pm (£10-12.50).
Thursday: Finally, a comedy show with free booze laid on! The Thinking Drinkers Guide To Alcohol will see you sip through six spirits and celebrate all things alcoholic Downstairs at Soho Theatre from 7.45pm (£15)
Friday: Time Out Live opens the new Udderbelly season on the Southbank with a comedy, cabaret and music gala in the upturned cow from 9pm (£17.50).
Saturday: Be at the Musical Comedy Awards Final at the Bloomsbury Theatre to witness six up and coming acts compete for the musical comedy crown, plus a headline performance from Frisky and Mannish at 8pm (£15).
Who wouldn't want to be friends with Pattie Brewster?
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