Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Black comedy


We have 19 shows listed.

Apocalypse Laow

Upcoming show

Black comedy

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Katzpace Studio Theatre
28 Oct To 31 Oct 2018
A US nuclear submarine crew who, having gone through and been part of a nuclear apocalypse one month previous are now slowly going insane as they try to survive with each other hundreds of feet below sea level.


Bride of Wankenstein

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Hen and Chickens Theatre
Hen and Chickens Theatre
9 Oct To 13 Oct 2018
William Wankenstein is a thirty-year old virgin. He feels rejected by society and especially by women. But in his basement flat, he has found a cure for his involuntary condition.


Burke and Hare

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Jermyn Street Theatre
Jermyn Street Theatre
28 Nov To 21 Dec 2018
1828, Edinburgh. William Burke and William Hare hit on a new money-making scheme. The first rule of business? Supply and demand. In the leading city for medical research, there's a huge demand for bodies and inconveniently few deaths.


Caterpillar

Playing now

Black comedy

Theatre503
Theatre503
To 22 Sep 2018
Bayview is the only B&B closed for business on the busiest weekend of the year in this faded seaside town. Greasy fish 'n' chips, sticks of rock and pot-bellied Spiderman is throwing himself off the pier.


Chutney

Upcoming show

Black comedy

The Bunker
The Bunker
6 Nov To 1 Dec 2018
Greg and Claire are a power couple. Well-to-do and up-and-coming. They've got the house. The car. The careers. They're living out their parents dreams in blissful suburbia. They also have an insatiable desire to murder animals.


DNA

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)
Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)
7 Feb To 14 Feb 2019
A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, panic and cover things up. But when they find their misfiring practical joke uniting them, what's the point of putting things right?


Drip Feed

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre - Soho Upstairs
24 Sep To 20 Oct 2018
Brenda and her best pal are part of the city's furniture. Dancing on tables and 3am breakfast rolls. But what if you wake up hungover and broken on the wrong person's doorstep, realise you've got it wrong, all wrong, and it might just be too late?


Falling Through the Cracks

Upcoming show

Black comedy

White Bear Theatre
White Bear Theatre
10 Oct To 13 Oct 2018
Ben is 35 years old and has been on the streets of London town for the last ten years. He finds himself trapped in a world of no escape. Where thoughts of entering the land of the so called living seem like an unrealistic dream.


Henna Night

Upcoming show

Black comedy

White Bear Theatre
White Bear Theatre
16 Oct To 20 Oct 2018
A break-up. A message. Two women collide and an unlikely friendship emerges. A story of love, loss and rivalry. A darkly humorous look at how a friendship can emerge from even the strangest circumstances and how if rivalry is put to one side.


Holy Sh!t

Playing now

Black comedy

Kiln Theatre
Kiln Theatre
To 6 Oct 2018
Simone and Sam will do anything to get their daughter into the local Church of England school. Juliet and Nick agree to show them the ropes. The bonds of family, faith and friendship are stretched to breaking-point.


I Will Miss You When You're Gone

Playing now

Black comedy

Hen and Chickens Theatre
A lonesome country song about grief and bureaucracy. Celeste tries to contact her dead mother Theresa, but instead is haunted by Evelyn. A dark comedy about grief, isolation, connection, and mental health.


Never Trust a Man Bun

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Stockwell Playhouse
Stockwell Playhouse
18 Mar To 24 Mar 2019
24-year-old Lucy's idea of a good night is binge watching Goggle Box, eating leftover bolognaise and mocking the contestants on talent shows with her flatmate Gus. A dramatic, dry comedy with hidden motives and self-destruction.


No Direction Home: Refuge Woman

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Camden People's Theatre
Camden People's Theatre
6 Nov To 10 Nov 2018
Inspired by real life events, this darkly humorous, spoken-word performance looks at the media portrayal of working class women, government cuts to domestic violence services and life in a women's refuge.


Precious Little Talent

Upcoming show

Black comedy

The Courtyard
The Courtyard - Studio
9 Oct To 28 Oct 2018
It's Christmas Eve 2008 and as the USA prepares for Obama's inauguration, 23-year-old Joey arrives in New York City to surprise her estranged father George when a chance encounter with Sam changes her life forever.


Rats

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
20 Nov To 25 Nov 2018


In a dystopian future where everyone's ego are chemically suppressed at birth, one man has saved up enough money and pays for the procedure to restore his ego. He immediately regrets this decision and desperately seeks to get rid of it again.


The Break-Up Autopsy

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
30 Oct To 4 Nov 2018


Ever wanted to call bullshit on someone's disastrous relationship? During Dee and Alex's melodramatic public break-up, Alex's step-sister Yasmin and Dee's best-friend Jake call bullshit on their disastrous relationship.


The Lesson

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Hope Theatre
Hope Theatre
25 Sep To 13 Oct 2018
When an enthusiastic young student arrives at The Professor's house for her lesson, she is wide-eyed and ready to learn. But no amount of studying can prepare her for the odyssey that lies ahead.


The Night in Question

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Compass Theatre
Compass Theatre
14 Nov To 17 Nov 2018
When a woman is attacked in a city car park the staff of nearby Faraday Finance fall under suspicion, especially Brian Heath whose first wife died under mysterious circumstances.


The Unspoken

Playing now

Black comedy

Barons Court Theatre
Barons Court Theatre
To 22 Sep 2018
Northern England, 1972. When the miners' strike threatens a state of emergency, a seemingly abusive coal miner fools his blind daughter into thinking they live a life of luxury.



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