Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Comedy


We have 34 shows listed in this category.


NewsRevue

Playing now

Comedy

Canal Cafe TheatreVideo available for this show
Canal Cafe Theatre
Booking to: 1 Apr 2017
The world's longest running live comedy show! A national and international satirical news-based song and sketch show lampooning everyone from the spheres of politics and celebrity, updated every week.


Twitstorm

Playing now

Comedy

Park TheatreVideo available for this show


Guy Manton is a national treasure, the much-loved host of a caustic television panel show, until a throwaway remark is inadvertently shared with the whole world, and before Guy knows what is happening he is being battered by the Twitstorm.


The Ugly One

Playing now

Comedy

Park TheatreVideo available for this show


Lette thought he was an average guy about to move up in the world. But he wasn't average at all. He was ugly. So he decided to make a change. To his face. But when the bandages came off he discovered that he might now possibly be too beautiful.


Hir

Playing now

Comedy

Bush Theatre
Bush Theatre
To 22 Jul 2017
Isaac gets home from serving in the marines to find war has broken out back home. In a nondescript town somewhere in mid-west America, Isaac’s mom Paige is blowing up entrenched routines.


Of Kith And Kin

Upcoming show

Comedy

Bush Theatre
Bush Theatre
18 Oct To 25 Nov 2017
Daniel and Oliver are about to have their first baby. With their best friend, Priya, acting as surrogate, they’ve turned the study into a nursery and the bottles are sterilised. All that’s missing is the bundle of joy they’ve been pining for.


Out of Order

Playing now

Comedy

The Churchill TheatreVideo available for this show
The Churchill Theatre
To 24 Jun 2017
When a Government Junior Minister plans to spend the evening with one of the Opposition’s typists in the Westminster Hotel, things go disastrously wrong - beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel’s only unreliable sash window.


The End of Hope

Upcoming show

Comedy

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
21 Jul To 29 Jul 2017
Dermot and Janet are about to have a one night stand. Before sealing the deal, though, Dermot must: check she agrees that Tony Blair's a war criminal / establish whether she killed her ex-husband / reluctantly accept she does not realise he's famous.


Ursula Martinez: Free Admission

Upcoming show

Comedy

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre - Soho Theatre
26 Jun To 1 Jul 2017
A show that celebrates the inconsistencies and contradictions that make us human, whilst having a dig at some of the mess that is of our own making. Ursula Martinez back on her dirty soapbox with her unique style of positive self-deprecation.


Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain

Upcoming show

Comedy

Jermyn Street TheatreVideo available for this show
Jermyn Street Theatre
3 Jul To 29 Jul 2017
It’s 1942 and a horde of Yankee servicemen have just arrived in England - where the locals speak a strange dialect, boil all their food, and talk endlessly about the weather.


Lettice & Lovage

Playing now

Comedy

Menier Chocolate Factory
Lettice, employed as a stately home tourist guide, has inherited theatricality and eccentricity from her mother. Caught using ‘alternative facts’ to embroider the history of the house by Lotte, her supervisor, she is dismissed.


Roller Diner

Playing now

Comedy

Soho Theatre
Home of the full English Brexit. Welcome to Eddie Costello’s Roller Diner - a faded Brummie beacon of a deep fried American dream. The staff can’t skate and there’s a whiff of burnt sausages and disappointment.


Mr Gillie

Upcoming show

Comedy

Finborough Theatre
Finborough Theatre
25 Jun To 11 Jul 2017
Village headmaster William Gillie is killed by the furniture van coming to take away his possessions, as he is being evicted from his home when his school is closed down. This wry comedy explores the impact one individual human life can have.


The Rivals

Upcoming show

Comedy

Bridewell
Bridewell
19 Sep To 23 Sep 2017
Wealthy, head-strong beauty, Lydia, wants to marry a poor man to offend her guardian Aunt and prompt a romantic elopement. Jack, himself a wealthy man, learns of this, and adopts the fake identity of Beverley in order to win her affections.


Elf Lyons: Swan

Upcoming show

Comedy

Rosemary Branch Theatre
Rosemary Branch Theatre
27 Jun To 1 Jul 2017
The Giraffe-limbed clown and raconteur is previewing her most eccentric comedy show yet. Think big. Think weird. Mathew Bourne would be proud. It’s going to be fun. And sexy.


Grab 'Em by the Pussy

Upcoming show

Comedy

The Space
The Space
11 Jul To 16 Jul 2017
In a world where women are objectified daily, in places they didn’t even know they had, outcast Maisy has never been touched. A sassy surreal comedy musical about grabbing pussy.


The Trial of Le Singe

Upcoming show

Comedy

The Space
The Space
11 Jul To 16 Jul 2017
He's hairy, smelly and rude. He's washed ashore in a distant land (The Grim North-East). The locals have gone ape and accused him of being a Napoleonic spy, putting him on trial for treason … but he's only a monkey.


King Kong

Playing now

Comedy

The Vaults Theatre
The Vaults Theatre
To 27 Aug 2017
This comic staging of the story takes a very different approach. With just five actors and no high-tech wizardry, Kong comes to new life for theatre audiences in the atmospheric surroundings of The Vaults tunnels underneath London's Waterloo Station.


James Bonney MP

Playing now

Comedy

White Bear Theatre
White Bear Theatre
To 8 Jul 2017
James Bonney, the swashbuckling moderate, the (ladies) man of the people doesn't take kindly to enemies within - not his new leader who believes in something called socialism nor his local rival who thinks he's sold out.


Bastardography

Playing now

Comedy

Theatre N16
Theatre N16
To 24 Jun 2017
Simon Jay knew he was gay from an early age, finding himself effete and fabulous in equal measure, but this didn't go down too well on a rough council estate in South London.


Scribbles

Upcoming show

Comedy

Theatre N16
Theatre N16
5 Jul To 8 Jul 2017
Z wants to keep her job. It's all she has to do to maintain her easy going lifestyle of consumerism. Centred around Z and a multitude of playful, electric and often psychotic characters both real and make believe to Z's imagination.




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