Shows at London theatres
London Fringe - Comedy
We have 34 shows listed in this category.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.