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Comedy Listings for Monday 18 Jun to Sunday 24 Jun

Monday 18 June
recommended £5 or less

Laughing Boy (Stand Up For the Week warm-up)

Big-name comics are trying out topical material, ahead of the recording of weekly Channel ...
Old Street
E
recommended

Comedy in the Dark

A hit Edinburgh show and a comedy show like no other, Comedy in the ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Sean Lock – work-in-progress show

Yyyes! Sean Lock, he of 8 Out Of 10 Cats and QI and general ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Hungry Miller's Laugh Bag

A lovely new-ish night at the comedy-savvy Miller of Mansfield with a mix of ...
London Bridge
S
recommended £5 or less

Happy Mondays (Edinburgh previews)

Two excellent stand-ups, Carl Donnelly and Roisin Conaty, perform previews of their 2012 Edinburgh ...
New Cross
S
recommended

Outside the Box Comedy Club

A quality little club well worth a visit ... tonight you can see a ...
Kingston
W
recommended £5 or less

George Ryegold and Milo McCabe Edinburgh previews

Fringe previews tonight from Milo McCabe and brilliant dubious doctor George Ryegold. ...
Bethnal Green
E
recommended £5 or less

The Good Ship Comedy Club

A splendid little club that punches above its weight, featuring Edinburgh previews from Seann ...
Kilburn
N
recommended

The Freewheelin' Cariad Lloyd

The Fosters Newcomer Nominee returns with her brand new Edinburgh show. Featuring an array ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Old Rope

A consistently cracking new material night hosted by Show Me the Funny's Tiffany Stevenson ...
Oxford Circus
C
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Tuesday 19
recommended £5 or less

Laughing Boy (Stand Up For the Week warm-up)

Big-name comics are trying out topical material, ahead of the recording of weekly Channel ...
Greenwich
S
recommended

Barry From Watford's Bingo Bonanza

The nation’s favourite octogenarian returns with another top night of old-style variety acts and ...
Oxford St
C
recommended £5 or less

Camden Comedy Sessions

The Camden Head's season of Edinburgh previews continues with snappy Glaswegian Stephen Carlin and ...
Camden
N
recommended

Ben Target and Liam Williams work-in-progress

Two very different but very good young comics work towards their Edinburgh Fringe shows, ...
King's Cross
N
recommended £5 or less

Bright Club: World

A lovely club in which a particular topic is dissected through comedy, music, art, ...
Clerkenwell
C
recommended

Lolitics

A night that is billed as "friendly, smart radical-political comedy night, for socialists, anarchists, ...
Camden
N
recommended

Pleasance Edinburgh Preview Season

The Pleasance tonight hosts an Edinburgh preview show from geek stand-up Matthew Crosby of ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Edinburgh Previews at the King's Head

Two Edinburgh previews tonight, first starting 8.30pm and the second starting 9.45pm. Tonight you ...
Crouch End
N
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Canadian filthbag Mike Wilmot, Ian ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Chris Cox – Fatal Distraction (Udderbelly)

The brand new show from the award-winning mind reader who can't read minds. Chris Cox ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Wednesday 20
recommended

Oyster Eyes Edinburgh preview

Sparky yet dark new sketch quartet Oyster Eyes preview their Edinburgh Fringe 2012 show. ...
Leicester Square
C
top pick

Laugh Till It Hurts in aid of Crisis

A fundraiser for [homelessness charity Crisis,](http://www.crisis.org.uk/) tonight you can see Paul Tonkinson, amazing physical ...
Bloomsbury
C
recommended

The Comedy Store Players

The mighty Comedy Store Players return with regulars Josie Lawrence, Andy Smart, Richard Vranch ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

Cabarera

A timewarp evening of comedy, cabaret, music and surprises – tonight it's the funky ...
Shepherd's Bush
W
recommended

Checkley Bush – Comedy Riot

A variety night hosted by handy sketch duo Checkley Bush, including stand-up, musical comedy, ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Duke's Headliners Comedy Club

Nice little pub gig this, and tonight you can see a lively bill of ...
Putney
S
recommended

The Comedy Bar (Edinburgh previews)

Lucy Porter and Danny Bhoy perform previews of their 2012 Edinburgh Fringe shows. Chris ...
Islington
N
recommended £5 or less

Laugh Out London in Piccadilly

With Edinburgh Fringe previews courtesy of maverick comedian David Trent and Tom Goodliffe. [*• Click ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Holly Walsh, roguish Welshman Elis ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Comedy Bunker

This long-established west London club welcomes the very, very silly Raymond & Mr Timpkins ...
Ruislip
N
recommended

Michael Winslow (Udderbelly)

The star of Police Academy returns to E4 Udderbelly! Best known as Sgt 'Motor Mouth' ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Thursday 21
recommended

Alan Davies – work-in-progress

QI whipping boy and celebrity Gooner Davies gets back in the stand-up saddle with ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Tom Stade Live

Co-star and co-writer of Frankie Boyle’s Tramadol Nights, and as seen on Michael McIntyre’s ...
Bloomsbury
C
recommended

Nick Mohammed is: Mr Swallow

Multi-multi-talented character comic Nick Mohammed previews his Edinburgh show tonight. ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

The Best In Stand-up

The Comedy Store tonight welcomes MC Ben Norris, Sean Meo, Pierre Hollins, John Lynn, ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

Bob And Jim's Swanky Soiree

Old-school comedy duo host a variety night in the good company of Patrick Monahan, ...
Shepherd's Bush
W
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Holly Walsh, Rob Deering, Suzi ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Off With Their Heads!

Headlining tonight in the venue below the Guardian offices (oooooh!) are Edinburgh previews from ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Top Secret Comedy Club

With top Aussie stand-up Benny Boot, Nail Abdul Rashid and cool customer Inder Manocha. [*Buy ...
Covent Garden
C
recommended

Crack Comedy Club (Islington)

With Edinburgh previews from Edinburgh Newcomer Award nominee Loretta Maine with Bipolar and the ...
Islington
N
recommended

Crack Comedy Club (Streatham)

With Edinburgh previews from Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow star Andrew Lawrence with Andrew Lawrence ...
Streatham
S
recommended

Michael Winslow (Udderbelly)

The star of Police Academy returns to E4 Udderbelly! Best known as Sgt 'Motor Mouth' ...
Southbank
S
recommended

WitTank Edinburgh preview

Livewire sketch trio WitTank (as seen on BBC3's Live at the Electric recently) preview ...
Islington
N
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Friday 22
recommended

Alan Davies – work-in-progress

QI whipping boy and celebrity Gooner Davies gets back in the stand-up saddle with ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Quincy: I Told You So

Charismatic Quincy previews his Edinburgh Fringe 2012 show about the perils of fatherly advice. ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

A highly popular and excellent improv show – Austentatious is an improvised comedy play, ...
Regent's Park
C
recommended

Tom Stade Live

Co-star and co-writer of Frankie Boyle’s Tramadol Nights, and as seen on Michael McIntyre’s ...
Bloomsbury
C
recommended

The Best In Stand-up

The Comedy Store tonight welcomes MC Ben Norris, Sean Meo, Pierre Hollins, John Lynn, ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

The Funny Side – Covent Garden

A straight-down-the-line club that tonight welcomes affable storyteller Andrew Bird and the whirligig Phil ...
The Strand
C
recommended

Headliners

This long-established west London club welcomes Canadian filthbag Mike Wilmot, Phil Butler, mischievous gag ...
Chiswick
W
recommended

The Boat Show

The paddle steamer of mirth moored by the London Eye welcomes Alistair Barrie, Chris ...
Embankment
C
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square View

On the bill tonight are Canadian filthbag Mike WIlmot, one more tbc rising star ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Crack Comedy (Covent Garden)

With Edinburgh Fringe previews from US stand-up Erich McElroy and Michael McIntyre Comedy Roadshow ...
Covent Garden
C
recommended

Soho Comedy Club

A very friendly comedy club in central London with a cracking new-ish venue, Soho ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended £5 or less

Kieran and Joe and Friends

LiF favourites Kieran and Joe host and perform skits, plus guests Nish Kumar, Kieran ...
Bethnal Green
E
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Mike Gunn, Joe Bor, rising ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Top Secret Comedy Club

With Joel Dommett, the deliciously bitchy Scott Capurro and cool customer Inder Manocha. [*Buy tickets ...
Covent Garden
C
recommended

Kieran Boyd & Mark Cooper-Jones: work-in-progress

Two bright young things of the comedy circuit, Kieran Boyd and Mark Cooper-Jones (both ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Michael Winslow (Udderbelly)

The star of Police Academy returns to E4 Udderbelly! Best known as Sgt 'Motor Mouth' ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Banana Cabaret

A highly popular venue among comics, the Bedford tonight welcomes Show Me the Funny's ...
Balham
S
recommended

Holly Walsh – Hollycopter

One of this year's Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award nominees, this is the tale of ...
Soho
C
top pick

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Saturday 23
recommended

Alan Davies – work-in-progress

QI whipping boy and celebrity Gooner Davies gets back in the stand-up saddle with ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

The Best In Stand-up

The Comedy Store tonight welcomes MC Ben Norris, Sean Meo, Pierre Hollins, John Lynn, ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

Alex Horne (Udderbelly)

LiF favourite, ideas machine, award-winning comedian and star and co-creator (alongside Tim Key and ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Barry and Stuart – Show and Tell

Stars of BBC1's The Magicians and winners of the World Magic Awards, Barry and ...
Bloomsbury
C
recommended

Comedy Carnival (Clapham)

With Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow star Andrew Lawrence, international sex symbol & musical genius ...
Battersea
S
recommended

The Funny Side – Covent Garden

A straight-down-the-line club that tonight welcomes David Whitney, card ninja Javier Jarquin & old-school ...
The Strand
C
recommended

Headliners

This long-established west London club welcomes Canadian filthbag Mike Wilmot, Phil Butler, mischievous gag ...
Chiswick
W
recommended

The Boat Show

The paddle steamer of mirth moored by the London Eye welcomes Alistair Barrie, Chris ...
Embankment
C
recommended

Soho Comedy Club

A very friendly comedy club in central London with a cracking new-ish venue, Soho ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended £5 or less

Musical Comedy Awards Showcase

A night of musical comedy including MCA 2012 finalists – Rob Carter, Rachel Parris, ...
Bethnal Green
E
recommended

HA8 Comedy

A good one tonight at this new club in Edgware – Edinburgh previews from ...
Edgware
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square View

On the bill tonight are one of the best in the business Paul Sinha, ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended £5 or less

Camden Head Edinburgh Previews

The multitalanted Sara Pascoe and rising star James Acaster perform previews of their 2012 ...
Camden
N
recommended

Comedy Cabaret at the King's Head

One of the longest-running clubs around, tonight featuring MC Kevin Precious, Mock the Week ...
Crouch End
N
recommended

Top Secret Comedy Club

With Joel Dommett, the deliciously bitchy Scott Capurro and cool customer Inder Manocha. [*Buy tickets ...
Covent Garden
C
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Comedy Store regular Mike Gunn, ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Banana Cabaret

A highly popular venue among comics, the Bedford tonight welcomes Show Me the Funny's ...
Balham
S
recommended

Gemma Arrowsmith: Defender of Earth

Join comedian and actor Gemma Arrowsmith (half of Mould & Arrowsmith) for an hour ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Best of the Comedy Store (Udderbelly)

"Comedy's unofficial National Theatre" brings some of its finest regulars to the Udderbelly for ...
Southbank
S
recommended

Holly Walsh – Hollycopter

One of this year's Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award nominees, this is the tale of ...
Soho
C
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C
Sunday 24
top pick

The Comedy Store Players

The mighty Comedy Store Players return with regulars Josie Lawrence, Andy Smart, Richard Vranch ...
Piccadilly
C
recommended

Blackbox Comedy

With Edinburgh previews from former Perrier winner Phil Nichol and Paul F Taylor. [*• Buy ...
South Kensington
S
recommended

99 Club Leicester Square

Tonight at this excellent comedy venue you can see Owen O'Neill, Robert White and ...
Leicester Square
C
recommended

Pleasance Edinburgh Preview Season

The Pleasance tonight hosts an Edinburgh preview show from Show Me the Funny star ...
King's Cross
N
recommended

Comedy Variety Cabaret at the King's Head

Comedy with a cabaret feel tonight, with Lloyd Griffith, affable Scot Tony Dunn, Paco ...
Crouch End
N
recommended

Crack Comedy Club (Kingston)

With Edinburgh Fringe previews from Russell Howard's Good News star Joel Dommett with Nunchuck ...
Kingston
W
recommended

Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On

Smart, opinionated, extremely funny and a little bit lairy, Andrew Maxwell is at the ...
Soho
C

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