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Comedy

Noel Fielding review solo standup set is a holiday from reality

Infuriating, mildly amusing and then wonderfully unforeseen, the Mighty Boosh mans show has some reality-busting set-pieces.

The Play That Goes Wrong proves right for West End

Hit show that began in a room above a pub has had its run at the Duchess Theatre extended until at least September 2015.

The Three Lions - St James Theatre

A footballer, a prince and a prime minister walk into a hotel room….. This hilarious new comedy offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of diplomacy in action, revealing what really went on between David Cameron, David Beckham and Prince William in a Swis

Bad Jews - St James Theatre

Transferring to London after a successful run at the Theatre Royal Bath earlier this year, Joshua Harmon's play earned critical acclaim for its hilarious script and sharp performances. A beloved grandfather has died, leaving a treasured family object

The Knight of the Burning Pestle - Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe

Quiet please. The audience is waiting. They’ve come to see The London Merchant. It’s the new comedy of manners from Mr Beaumont. It should be hilarious. But hang on. What’s all the commotion? Who is this dim-wit? Rafe who? He can’t be in the play.

A Whole Different Story - Kevin Bridges - UK Tour

One of Scotland's most popular comedians is heading off on tour with his brand new show 'A Whole Different Story' next year.

Charming: A Farcical Fairytale - Old Red Lion Theatre

This hilarious ‘Charming Alternative to Panto’ will appeal to grownups who have learnt that life is not quite the fairy tale they were led to believe. Once upon a time, in a land far, far away (otherwise known as France), four not-so charming prin

Seminar - Hampstead Theatre, London

Four aspiring young writers have paid big bucks to seek wisdom at the feet of the fearsome Leonard – once a celebrated novelist, now a cantankerous editor, teacher and grandstanding chronicler of third-world war zones… Under Leonard’s recklessly

Paul Merton: 'I couldn't have written about my father while he was alive'

No stranger to tragedy as well as comedy, Paul Merton tells Bryony Gordon how he only learnt of his parents' pride after their deaths.