Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Comedy


We have 41 shows listed.


A New and Better You

Upcoming show

Comedy

The Yard Theatre
The Yard Theatre
26 Jun To 14 Jul 2018
You self sabotage. You're always on your phone. You procrastinate. Your bathroom has mould on the shower. You don't exercise regularly. You don't eat your recommended five a day. But it's not too late - it's never too late!


Bicycles and Fish

Upcoming show

Comedy

Waterloo East Theatre
Waterloo East Theatre
7 Feb To 11 Feb 2018
One woman show about the day Katie stopped being a girl and became a woman. Aged sixteen, still in school and hopelessly in love, Katie is going to have to face demons, witches and an ogre if she's to win Dan's heart.


Bitches Down Under!

Playing now

Comedy

Above The Stag Theatre
Oil on the factor thirty as we engage the thrust and prepare to go down under! From the team that brought you the outrageous Gran Canaria-set hit Alright Bitches! and nautical caper Bitches Ahoy!


Borderline

Upcoming show

Comedy

Pleasance - IslingtonVideo available for this show
Borderline was devised and performed by a cast of European and refugee performers and directed by Sophie NL Besse. Beyond the show it's an important human adventure that was shortlisted for the Community Integration Awards.


Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties

Upcoming show

Comedy

Southwark PlayhouseVideo available for this show
Southwark Playhouse - The Large
24 Jan To 17 Feb 2018
Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty's busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something. Meanwhile, Betty decides to stage a production of that play-within-a-play from … what's it called again?


David Hoyle: Diamond

Upcoming show

Comedy

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre - Soho Theatre
17 Apr To 21 Apr 2018
A bitter sweet journey into LGBT liberation from 1957 to current day events through the thrilling biography of David Hoyle.


DollyWould

Upcoming show

Comedy

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre - Soho Upstairs
19 Mar To 14 Apr 2018
Oh look, 2016 Fringe First winners Sh!t Theatre again. What is it this time? Oh, is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Did the government do something wrong again? No, it's a show about Dolly Parton. We f*cking love her.


Don't Worry They're Here

Upcoming show

Comedy

Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre
21 May To 26 May 2018
The only ever winner of both the Best Show and Best Newcomer prize at the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards presents his latest stand-up show: an hour of 'richly idiosyncratic comedy'.


Eggsistentialism

Upcoming show

Comedy

Arcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
30 Jan To 3 Feb 2018


Looking down the barrel of her final fertile years, one modern woman goes on a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes.


ELSA

Upcoming show

Comedy

The Vaults Theatre
The Vaults Theatre
14 Feb To 18 Feb 2018
Half-hearted waitress Elsa works in a cafe, eavesdropping on overly-earnest coffee chats, regretful memories of the night before, and exhausting tales of the rat race as she struggles to make sense of a world that doesn't feel like her own.


Gun

Upcoming show

Comedy

Waterloo East Theatre
Waterloo East Theatre
31 Jan To 4 Feb 2018
A man is left for dead in the desert. But if you kill someone, you better make sure they're dead - first rule of a murder, isn't it?


Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

Upcoming show

Comedy

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre
5 Feb To 3 Mar 2018
A show about learning how you can thrive as a "not normal" because Hannah's year of gentle exile did not just see her harvest silly projects like making homemade jam and adopting a "blue clothes only" policy.


Harvey

Upcoming show

Comedy

Theatro Technis
Theatro Technis
6 Feb To 10 Feb 2018
Veta Louise Simmons lives with her brother, Elwood, in the house bequeathed to him by their late mother. Veta and her daughter Myrtle Mae are aspirational social climbers but Elwood presents as a bit of a problem to this.


Hear Me Raw

Upcoming show

Comedy

Arcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
12 Feb To 24 Feb 2018


An autobiographical account of one woman's journey through the world of contemporary wellness. A blistering piece of theatre about restriction, control and too much turmeric.


Heartbreak House

Playing now

Comedy

The Union Theatre
The Union Theatre
To 3 Feb 2018
A comedy about the deceptions and meaningless pursuits of England's ruling class and an entertaining political commentary about what happens when socialites, tycoons and drifters collide in the pre-World War I British countryside.


Her Not Him

Upcoming show

Comedy

Theatre503
Theatre503
30 Jan To 3 Feb 2018
Bea, an older woman, comes out late in life. She nabs herself a young lover, Ellie, who has aspirations of starting a family and putting them both on a path to domestic bliss. Then Bea meets Jemima, who catches her eye and steels her away from Ellie.


It's Not Cute Anymore

Upcoming show

Comedy

Theatre503
Theatre503
6 Feb To 10 Feb 2018
There comes a point when giving up on your dreams may not be the worst thing in the world. It pits the consequences of pursuing your dreams against the dignity of just giving up. It explores desperation, rejection, and misplaced entitlement.


Ken

Upcoming show

Comedy

The BunkerVideo available for this show
The Bunker
24 Jan To 24 Feb 2018
In 1978 a young playwright, in a flat-share off the North End Road, is wrestling with a play for the Royal Court. The phone rings. The man on the other end is called Ken and he's about to teach our hero the pleasures and perils of serendipity.


Leave to Remain (An Aristophanic Brexit Tale)

Upcoming show

Comedy

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
24 Jan To 27 Jan 2018


In a post-Article 50 alt-reality Britain is going to the dogs. Government has outsourced democracy to a tv voting show, pizza has been banned for its foreign origins and a visa to France now costs 30 Euros (£300).


Lobster

Playing now

Comedy

Theatre503
Theatre503
To 20 Feb 2018
J is optimistic, bubbly, and excited for life. She's ready to settle down and begin the family that she's always dreamed of, and she's found the perfect person to do that with: K. Except that K is cynical, independent, and uncertain about her future.




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