Live comedy picks: Joe Lycett, Micky Flanagan, Mark Thomas and more
Fresh from the Fringe and with their bags barely unpacked, comedy returns to London this week (It never really left to be honest) an they’ve brought some newly anointed comedy award nominees with them.
Here’s some choice picks for you to choose from
Tuesday sees the 99 Club in Leicester Square host Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Joe Lycett along with Matt Green, Yianni Agisilaou with MC Holly Walsh, visit the 99 comedy club here.
Also on the bill for the evening is the five-star show Austentatious, which sees comedians improvise a Jane Austen novel in 90 minutes down at The Wheatsheaf. www.austentatiousimpro.com
Micky Flanagan pops up on Wednesday with the first of three work-in-progress shows at the Soho Theatre. www.sohotheatre.com
The Pajama Men provide the improv laughs for the night with a show, also at the Soho Theatre. Basically the Soho Theatre is the only place to be this Wednesday evening.
Or is it? There’s also Comedy Hoopla which sees Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Sam Fletcher join Laura Carr, Don Biswas, Hayley Crossland, Michael Kossew, Sam Furniss and Dan Green. See their twitter page for more details: twitter.com/ComedyHoopla
Always Be Comedy returns to the Tommyfield in Kennington on Thursday with the excellent Matt Price taking to the stage with his Edinburgh show. www.alwaysbecomedy.com
Staying south of the river Tooting Rhubarb sees none other than Stephen K Amos, Henning Wehn, Elis James, Liam Williams and Anthony Dewson all for under a tenner. More info visit: www.rhubarbcomedy.co.uk/
The Boat show rocks the Thames with Doc Brown, John Fothergill, Jim Smallman and Alistair Barrie taking to the stage. Visit the Boat Show website here.
Jon Richardson makes his way to Croydon for his show Jon Richardson’s Greatest Hits at the Fairfield Halls. www.fairfield.co.uk
Headliners 10th Birthday Special dominates the comedy proceedings for this Saturday night, with Milton Jones, Ricky Grover, John Fothergill and more appearing. www.headlinerscomedy.com
Also on Saturday is the tortured genius of Jerry Sadowitz whose new show The Dark Shite Rises is well worth a visit to the Leicester Square Theatre for. More info visit: www.leicestersquaretheatre.com/
By Sunday you’re probably at your wits end, which means you should most likely head to Wits End Comedy Club at The Princess Alice with MC Rob Whitworth: Visit their facebook page here.
We conclude the week a peek into the next seven days, with Mark Thomas on the bill with his highly rated show Bravo, Figaro at the Tricycle Theatre. www.tricycle.co.uk
And we’re done for the week. More comedy picks next Monday.
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