Comedy

StraightUp Comedy Does What It Says On The Tin

StraightUp Comedy Does What It Says On The Tin

Giggles guaranteed. | By Robert Greene ★★★★☆
26 Filthy Olde Words To Use In Modern Day London

26 Filthy Olde Words To Use In Modern Day London

Ever suffered from a Queer Bung? | By Will Noble
We Spoke To Some Real Life Millennials, To See What They're Thinking

We Spoke To Some Real Life Millennials, To See What They're Thinking

"Foxtons have those annoying minis that you want to punch." | By Will Noble
6 Things That'll Happen When Elephant And Castle Shopping Centre Is Demolished

6 Things That'll Happen When Elephant And Castle Shopping Centre Is Demolished

At least we'll be able to find the train station... | By Will Noble
9 Memes Every Broke Londoner Can Relate To

9 Memes Every Broke Londoner Can Relate To

Damn it, London. | By Jordan Waite
Hannah Gadsby Goes Beyond A Joke, In Nanette

Hannah Gadsby Goes Beyond A Joke, In Nanette

Eye-stingingly raw stand-up. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Dammit, We Wish Rose Matafeo Was Our Best Friend. We'd Never Stop Laughing

Dammit, We Wish Rose Matafeo Was Our Best Friend. We'd Never Stop Laughing

Effortlessly likable comedy. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Comedy Review: Ahir Shah's Control

Comedy Review: Ahir Shah's Control

It's Shahtime, baby. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

"The route gets dubbed the Remoaner line". | By Will Noble
'Copy Our Social Network And We'll Copy Your Office', Facebook Tells Google

'Copy Our Social Network And We'll Copy Your Office', Facebook Tells Google

Two can play at that game. | By Jordan Waite
Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery

Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery

Front row may get wet. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
8 Ingenious Marketing Names For New Crossrail Stations

8 Ingenious Marketing Names For New Crossrail Stations

Maidenhead = West Windsor. | By Will Noble
Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Ivo, only more so. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
This Hilariously Depraved Show Puts The 'Soho' Into Soho Theatre

This Hilariously Depraved Show Puts The 'Soho' Into Soho Theatre

Not for the faint-hearted. | By Will Noble
The Best Of Angry People In Local Newspapers... In London

The Best Of Angry People In Local Newspapers... In London

Local papers talk about poo quite a lot. | By Will Noble
This Is Probably The Worst Show You Will See This Year

This Is Probably The Worst Show You Will See This Year

We clearly didn't drink enough. | By Will Noble ★☆☆☆☆
Where (And How) To Be Polyamorous In London

Where (And How) To Be Polyamorous In London

"Wear a fedora". | By Londonist
Heard This Hilarious Recording Of A Smooth-Talking DLR Conductor?

Heard This Hilarious Recording Of A Smooth-Talking DLR Conductor?

"This is South Quay station, alight here for... I'm not sure." | By Will Noble
London Runs Out Of Pithy Three-Word Names For Bars

London Runs Out Of Pithy Three-Word Names For Bars

All bar none. | By Will Noble
Joseph Morpurgo Is Monstrously Funny In Hammerhead

Joseph Morpurgo Is Monstrously Funny In Hammerhead

An actor unravels onstage. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Things We Should Ban From London Transport

Things We Should Ban From London Transport

We bet you've come across at least one of these this week. | By Will Noble
6 Things That'll Happen When The Northern Line Is Extended To Battersea

6 Things That'll Happen When The Northern Line Is Extended To Battersea

After Crossrail, will Londoners think it's a bit meh? | By Will Noble
Review: If You Don't Get John Kearns, Then We Don't Get You

Review: If You Don't Get John Kearns, Then We Don't Get You

Look at those gnashers. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
Missed The Edinburgh Fringe? The Best Shows Are Heading To London

Missed The Edinburgh Fringe? The Best Shows Are Heading To London

Lots of household names in the making here. | By Hannah Foulds
See A Timeline Of Stupid Victorian London

See A Timeline Of Stupid Victorian London

Silly things from our Victorian past. | By Will Noble
Waterloo Commuters Enjoying Month Of Doing F**k All At Home

Waterloo Commuters Enjoying Month Of Doing F**k All At Home

Working from home. | By Jordan Waite
Things You Discover When You Move To London

Things You Discover When You Move To London

Can you relate? | By Eleana Overett
Where Is London's Best Train Station Shower?

Where Is London's Best Train Station Shower?

Have you used one? Did you even know they existed? | By Harry Rosehill
Ever Been Sent A Really Weird Email? We Get A Lot

Ever Been Sent A Really Weird Email? We Get A Lot

Including an invite to celebrate National Oatcake Day. | By Will Noble
Mythical Standing Space In Middle Of Tube Carriage Proves To Be Real

Mythical Standing Space In Middle Of Tube Carriage Proves To Be Real

Please move right down inside the car. | By Jordan Waite
9 More Memes That Only Londoners Will Understand

9 More Memes That Only Londoners Will Understand

Meme-tastic. | By Jordan Waite
Funny Things We've Seen On The Tube: Shouty TfL Guy Mightily Embarrassed

Funny Things We've Seen On The Tube: Shouty TfL Guy Mightily Embarrassed

Did you witness this? | By Will Noble
Seen This Hilarious Video Of A Woman 'Sliding' Down The Shard?

Seen This Hilarious Video Of A Woman 'Sliding' Down The Shard?

Earplugs at the ready. | By Will Noble
11 Memes That Sum Up Life On The Tube

11 Memes That Sum Up Life On The Tube

Oh-so-relatable. | By Jordan Waite
Why We'll Be Calling Crossrail The Lizard Line

Why We'll Be Calling Crossrail The Lizard Line

Reptilian tube map. | By M@
"London Is World's Most/Second Most/Sixth Most Expensive City", Say Three Articles You Just Read

"London Is World's Most/Second Most/Sixth Most Expensive City", Say Three Articles You Just Read

Basically, it's still expensive. | By Will Noble
Damning Reviews Of London Attractions

Damning Reviews Of London Attractions

British Museum not British enough. | By Will Noble
ZazU: Raisins To Be Alive Is Pre-Apocalyptic Comedy Gold

ZazU: Raisins To Be Alive Is Pre-Apocalyptic Comedy Gold

Monkeys, mermaids and dried fruit. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★★
In Photos: Craziness In The City We Call Home

In Photos: Craziness In The City We Call Home

What a mad city we live in. | By Jordan Waite
Man In Suit Awards Himself Privilege Of Skipping Oyster Queue

Man In Suit Awards Himself Privilege Of Skipping Oyster Queue

Vital 60 seconds shaved off commute. | By Jordan Waite
Things That Will Happen When London Gets Supersonic Jets To NYC

Things That Will Happen When London Gets Supersonic Jets To NYC

Biggest outbreak of transatlantic drawl known to man? | By Will Noble
Leaning On Any Door In London May Cause Surrounding Area To Stop

Leaning On Any Door In London May Cause Surrounding Area To Stop

Entire city fitted with emergency brake. | By Will Noble
How To Write A 'Why I'm Leaving London' Article

How To Write A 'Why I'm Leaving London' Article

What's a 'disposable income' anyway? | By Will Noble
How Many Tube Escalator Steps Make A Mountain?

How Many Tube Escalator Steps Make A Mountain?

Ain't no tube station high enough... | By Harry Rosehill
Exclusive: Commuters Who Read While Walking Are Better Than Those Who Don't

Exclusive: Commuters Who Read While Walking Are Better Than Those Who Don't

Ulysses+Bank+rush hour=better than you. | By Will Noble
An Amazingly Detailed Map Of London's Trees

An Amazingly Detailed Map Of London's Trees

700,000 green treasures, mapped. | By M@
6 Things That'll Happen When Ikea Opens In Greenwich

6 Things That'll Happen When Ikea Opens In Greenwich

Where the hell was Edmonton anyway? | By Will Noble
Man Who Lives In Lewisham Says He Definitely Lives In Blackheath

Man Who Lives In Lewisham Says He Definitely Lives In Blackheath

23,000 fibbed to every week. | By Will Noble
If The Train From China To Barking Took Passengers...

If The Train From China To Barking Took Passengers...

Socks appeal. | By Will Noble
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Because there's more to Christmas than grottos and ice rinks. | By Zoe Craig
La Soirée Is The Perfect Antidote To 2016

La Soirée Is The Perfect Antidote To 2016

See out a grim year in style. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Tape Face Is Coming To The West End

Tape Face Is Coming To The West End

Tickets are on sale now. | Sponsor
London's Newest Pub Is Called The Bill Murray

London's Newest Pub Is Called The Bill Murray

Inspired. | By Will Noble
Why Isn't The Night Czar The Night Czarina?

Why Isn't The Night Czar The Night Czarina?

Amy Lamé becomes Sadiq's shadow. | By Will Noble
Celebrate 80 Years Of Television At Alexandra Palace

Celebrate 80 Years Of Television At Alexandra Palace

1930s cocktails and canapes | Sponsor
London Streets Named After Fictional Characters

London Streets Named After Fictional Characters

Strange but true. | By Will Noble
See Hit BBC Comedy Fleabag Live On Stage

See Hit BBC Comedy Fleabag Live On Stage

Tickets on sale now. | By Laura Reynolds
Even More Of The Funniest Things You've Heard Tube Drivers Say

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

They're at it once again. | By Will Noble
9 Of The Funniest TV Quotes About London

9 Of The Funniest TV Quotes About London

From the shows set there. | By Will Noble
Hear The Voice Of God In A Swimming Pool By The Thames

Hear The Voice Of God In A Swimming Pool By The Thames

Bompas & Parr want to make your eyeballs vibrate. | By Zoe Craig
The Muppets In London: A Brief History

The Muppets In London: A Brief History

Kermit and co in the capital. | By Londonist Staff
The London Of The Mighty Boosh

The London Of The Mighty Boosh

Comedy nostalgia. | By Will Noble
One Of London's Best Free Comedy Festivals Is This Weekend

One Of London's Best Free Comedy Festivals Is This Weekend

All free. | By Londonist Staff
What Should Boris Johnson Do Next?

What Should Boris Johnson Do Next?

Keep it clean, please. | By Londonist Staff
Review: Englishman, Irishman And Scotsman Defy Stereotype

Review: Englishman, Irishman And Scotsman Defy Stereotype

The Joke shows what it's like to be trapped inside a joke. | By Tom Bolton
See Stand Up Comedy At The Top Of The BT Tower

See Stand Up Comedy At The Top Of The BT Tower

Groundbreaking show comes to London. | By Will Noble
Stage Picks Of The Week: The Cheeky Edition

Stage Picks Of The Week: The Cheeky Edition

Who wants some cheeky theatre, opera and burlesque in their life? | By Franco Milazzo
Bet You've Never Seen This Harry Potter Instalment

Bet You've Never Seen This Harry Potter Instalment

Comedy group does own take on JK Rowling creation. | By Londonist Staff
This Incredible Performer Does Hancock's Half Hour All By Himself

This Incredible Performer Does Hancock's Half Hour All By Himself

Impressionist does Sid, Kenneth and the Lad Himself. | By Londonist Staff
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores. | By Zoe Craig
See Stewart Lee Do Comedy For Depression

See Stewart Lee Do Comedy For Depression

Great line-up for an awesome cause. | By Londonist Staff
Kids' TV Show Knightmare Comes To The South Bank

Kids' TV Show Knightmare Comes To The South Bank

Helmet of Justice at the ready. | By Londonist Staff
Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film Festival

Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film Festival

Rest Stop tells the tale of a wayward tourist. | By Ioanna Karavela
London's Top 10 Comedy Clubs

London's Top 10 Comedy Clubs

Our pick of the best chortle zones in town. | By Londonist
Review: Right Now Is A Comedy Of Very Bad Manners

Review: Right Now Is A Comedy Of Very Bad Manners

A lust-fuelled dark comedy. | By Lettie Mckie ★★★★☆
Fresh Meat: What Jobs Would They Get In London?

Fresh Meat: What Jobs Would They Get In London?

Welcome to the real world guys. | By Will Noble
Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Watch the new trailer. | By Stuart Black
Christie, Conti And Hagen Will Make You Laugh In A Church

Christie, Conti And Hagen Will Make You Laugh In A Church

Union Chapel announces new comedy season. | By Londonist Staff
Another Summer Of Udderbelly Laughs At The Southbank

Another Summer Of Udderbelly Laughs At The Southbank

The purple cow is back. | By Lettie Mckie
Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

"Superfluous in design" and other gems. | By Will Noble
Cartoon: Decisions, Decisions

Cartoon: Decisions, Decisions

Zac Vs Sadiq. | By Simon Ellinas
Take The Drain, The Misery Line, Then The Viking Line

Take The Drain, The Misery Line, Then The Viking Line

And why Crossrail should be 'the Purp'. | By M@
How Making A Murderer's Prosecutor Got The Comedian's Treatment

How Making A Murderer's Prosecutor Got The Comedian's Treatment

Stand-up star Jena Friedman makes London debut. | By Ben Venables
14 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

14 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

Comedians, scientists, rebels, musicians, engineers and more. | By Zoe Craig
8 Stereotypes Londoners Have Of Northerners

8 Stereotypes Londoners Have Of Northerners

We sift fact from fiction. | By Stuart Black
The Secrets Of Storytelling With Comedian Sarah Kendall

The Secrets Of Storytelling With Comedian Sarah Kendall

The truth will out at Soho Theatre. | By Ben Venables
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