London Comedy: David Baddiel, Liam Williams, Halloween

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 66 months ago
London Comedy: David Baddiel, Liam Williams, Halloween

Mark Watson, appearing at Invisible Dot and in Greenwich.

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


Invisible Dot has four nights of Halloween goodness: 28-31 October (7.45pm, £10) sees varying line-ups treating audiences to harrowing games, spooky prizes, exclusive spine-chilling performances and a live theremin player. Guests include Mark Watson, Claudia O'Doherty, Cariad Lloyd, Angelos Epithemiou and Colin Hoult.

Holly Walsh

See Holly Walsh's new material take shape at the Hen and Chickens on 28 October, plus a set from a special guest. £5, 7.30pm

David Baddiel

It's been an age since David Baddiel did stand-up: 15 years since his last full-length show, if we're being exact about this. So catch him at the Southbank Centre between 29 October-1 November, £20, 8pm

Get Happy

Lovely line-up at The Island Queen pub in Angel on 31 October for Get Happy, with Lewis Schaffer, Rachel Parris, Harriet Kemsley, Kishor Nayar, Phil Higgins, Toby Brown and MC David Hardcastle. £4, 8pm

Liam Williams

One-third of sketch troupe Sheeps, Liam Williams's debut solo show was nominated for Best Newcomer in Edinburgh earlier in the year. This is that show, at Invisible Dot. See it 2-9 November, £10 / £6, 7.30pm

Greenwich Comedy Festival

Catch a weekend of comedy in south east London 2-3 November with gigs from David O'Doherty, Sara Pascoe, Tony Law, Andrew Maxwell, Josh Widdicombe, Mark Watson and more. Also see Josie Long's Let's Go Adventure short film double bill plus Q&A, and Arthur Smith gives an alternative tour of Greenwich.

Tip us off to friendly, intelligent, alternative comedy around town on, read our guide to watching live comedy in London and our top 10 themed comedy nights.

Last Updated 26 October 2013