Where to find funny this week.
Monday: Edward Aczel — or rather, just Edward — tries out new material in the Lounge at Leicester Square Theatre at 7pm (£7).
Tuesday: What passed for comedy in the 1950s? Find out at London's only era themed comedy night: Cabarera! 1950s Night at the Vandella, Shepherds Bush from 8pm (£9 door, £7 adv & £5 in costume).
Wednesday: Impro trio Horse Aquarium Plus One welcome special guest Mr Tony Law for sixty minutes of whatever it is that happens in the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge from 9pm (£7.50)
Thursday: Try the Legendary Comedy Try Out Night Downstairs at the Kings Head, Crouch End from 8pm (£4).
Friday: Knock2Bag comedy night at Rich Mix presents Will Adamsdale, Lucy Montgomery, William Andrews, David Trent and Nick Helm from 7.30pm (£10 adv/£15 door).
Saturday: The wonderful Mr Tony Law headlines the late night Comedy Bonk show at Soho Theatre, 11.30pm (£15).
Not heard of the Human Car Crash of Light Entertainment, Nick Helm? Witness:
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