Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Black comedy


We have 16 shows listed in this category.

Ramona Tells Jim

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Bush Theatre
Bush Theatre
20 Sep To 21 Oct 2017
In 1998, Ramona, of Englandshire, has a penchant for Enya and hates bananas. On her geography field trip she meets Jim, a local laddie wearing an anti-pill fleece. He’s obsessed with hermit crabs, rock erosion and making homemade Irn-Bru cocktails.


I Know You of Old

Playing now

Black comedy

Hope Theatre
Hope Theatre
To 1 Jul 2017
Hero is dead. The night before the funeral, the strange circumstances of her death hang in the air - are the rumours about Hero to be trusted? At her coffin, the eye of the storm, her fiance Claudio is wracked with grief and guilt.


Loot

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Park TheatreVideo available for this show
Park Theatre - Park 200
17 Aug To 24 Sep 2017
Uproarious slapstick meets dubious morals as two young friends stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin, attempting to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a gold-digging nurse and a grieving widower.


Rabbits

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Park Theatre
Park Theatre - Park 90
26 Jul To 19 Aug 2017


Susan is dangerously lonely. Frank is obsessed with hats. Their marriage is on the rocks but Frank has a plan to spice things up. He's taking their pet rabbit to be murdered - by a psychopath.


The Ladykillers

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Upstairs at the Gatehouse
5 Jul To 15 Jul 2017
A classic black comedy : a sweet little old lady, alone in her house, is pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing.


Contractions

Upcoming show

Black comedy

The Space
The Space
8 Aug To 12 Aug 2017
Emma's been seeing Darren. She thinks she's in love. Her boss thinks she's in breach of contract. A darkly comic look at the employee/employer relationship in our over-exposed modern lives.


The God of Hell

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Theatre N16
Theatre N16
12 Jul To 5 Aug 2017
The setting is a Wisconsin dairy farm where the heifer-breeding Frank and Emma live in rustic isolation. But their peace has been shattered by Graig Haynes, a radioactive refugee from a plutonium-producing establishment.


Dead Souls

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Theatre N16
Theatre N16
4 Jul To 8 Jul 2017
A stranger arrives in a small town. He is a businessman. He makes enquiries. He charms the local officials. He visits the local landowners. But there's something off about him. A story of greed and transgression that feels worryingly modern.


Rules For Living

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Rose Theatre Kingston
Rose Theatre Kingston
7 Nov To 15 Nov 2017
Edith must clean to keep calm. Matthew must sit to tell a lie. Everyone creates their own rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers for a traditional Christmas dinner, and each of them rigidly follows those rules?


Cuisine et Dépendances

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Drayton Arms Theatre
Drayton Arms Theatre
12 Jul To 15 Jul 2017
Un couple apparemment sans histoire, Jacques et Martine, ainsi que leur ami Georges, un loser magnifique qui squatte leur canapé, ont organisé un diner en l'honneur d'un vieil ami devenu star de la télé.


Alice

Upcoming show

Black comedy

The Bread & Roses Theatre
The Bread & Roses Theatre
27 Jun To 1 Jul 2017
Can you truly ever understand madness and what makes a person 'mad'? A production that aims to explore the theme of mental health through an adaptation of a children's book but for an adult audience.


The Open House

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Print Room
Print Room
18 Jan To 17 Feb 2018


Son and Daughter have come home to celebrate their Mother and Father's wedding anniversary but the atmosphere is strained and the dog is nowhere to be seen. Just as they hit stalemate, things start to take a very unexpected turn.


Mirrors

Upcoming show

Black comedy

King's Head Theatre
King's Head Theatre
4 Jul To 8 Jul 2017
A black comedy, a modern fairytale, set in the bedroom (and inside the anxious mind) of Shy Girl, hopelessly waiting for her all-important date to turn up and give her validation. A provocative exploration of beauty, narcissism and neurosis.


Natural Causes

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Bridewell
Bridewell
11 Oct To 14 Oct 2017
When heuthanasia expert Vincent is hired by Walter Bryce to help end the life of his terminally depressed wife, things are not as they seem.


The Lizzie Play

Upcoming show

Black comedy

RADA
August 4th, 1892, Fall River Massachusetts. Mr Borden strokes his stocks and bonds; Mrs Borden ceaselessly eats. Their exhausted maid takes to her sweltering attic bed. They're all out of sorts.


Trump's Women

Upcoming show

Black comedy

RADA
A series of short plays track Trump's meddling with the women he has encountered and employed decade by decade. This piece takes a darkly comedic look at the man who claims to love women.



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