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Comedy in London

Fancy a laugh? Whatever your sense of humour you'll find a show that's sure to have you in stitches. Comedy in London has never been better in London, so whether you're after a musical with added humour or a comedy play that will put a smile on your face, we have it listed here.

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25 shows found
  • Wicked
    Wicked
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...

  • Pretty Woman
    Pretty Woman: The Musical
    Savoy Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Pretty Woman: The Musical is transferring to the Savoy Theatre from 8 July. West End tickets for Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Savoy Theatre are on sale now.

  • The Abandoman Show
    Abandoman: Hotline
    Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square
    No Matinee

    A favourite at the Underbelly, Abandoman's exhilarating live shows have won him a string of awards, and the highest of international critical acclaim. He has headlined comedy stages at every major UK music festival, comedy festival and has previously supported Ed Sheeran on his sell out UK tour.

  • Hairspray
    Hairspray
    London Coliseum
    Thursday Matinee

    Starring Michael Ball, Hairspray follows the story of Tracy Turnblad, an aspiring dancer who wins a part on a local TV show, The Corny Collins Show, and becomes an overnight sensation. Featuring the songs "Good Morning Baltimore" and "You Can't Stop the Beat". 

  • The Comeback
    The Comeback
    Noel Coward Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Comeback, a brilliantly original and hilarious new comedy, is set to delight all generations at the Noel Coward Theatre this December. This debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen tells the story of two double acts fighting to wrestle control of the most chaotic, farcical and high-stakes gig of their respective careers. 

  • Sister Act: The Musical
    Sister Act: The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Deloris van Cartier is a Reno lounge singer who witnesses her mobster boyfriend commit a murder, forcing her into witness protection. She's placed in a convent in California, in the hope she will adapt to the quiet lives of the nuns and stay out of trouble. The nuns assign her to the choir, where she naturally transforms them into a soulful gospel group and helps them find their voice. Sister Act will be revived at London's Eventim Apollo in 2022. 

  • The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Duchess Theatre
    No Matinee

    The first production brought to the West End by Mischief Theatre Company, The Play That Goes Wrong has been entertaining audiences with its slapstick comedy and lighthearted fun since 2014.

     

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Vaudeville Theatre
    No Matinee

    Mischief Theatre collaborate with co-writers for the first time as they bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong, created with stage legends Penn and Teller, to the London stage as part of the company’s year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. 

  • Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth
    Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth
    Leicester Square Theatre
    No Matinee

    Sh!t-faced Shakespeare® is back for the 5th year at Leicester Square Theatre and it’s going to be a bloodbath, with their all-new production of Macbeth. Upon hearing the weird sisters’ prediction, Macbeth and his wily wife take matters into their own hands and burn down everything in their wake. Well, almost. Fair is foul and foul is fair in this tale of prophecy gone slightly off the rails. Perhaps an inebriated actor will help the process along?
     

  • Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    Wednesday Matinee

    Join Del Boy, Rodney, and the Trotters as the legendary characters from the beloved BBC sitcom get the pukka musical treatment in a new show written by and starring Paul Whitehouse as Grandad, with music, lyrics and a book by Jim Sullivan and Whitehouse, plus additional music by Chas and Dave. 

  • Zoe Lyons
    Zoe Lyons
    Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square
    No Matinee

    When only the best will do, we bring you Zoe Lyons! Featuring her greatest hits plus brand-new material, the perfect cocktail for a summer’s evening. Host of BBC2’s Lightning, a regular on Have I Got News For You, QI and Mock The Week.

  • Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
    Austentatious
    Underbelly Earls Court
    No Matinee

    Austentatious returns to London, resplendent with Regency-era adventures. In each show, the all-star cast improvise a brand new Jane Austen work before your eyes, based only on audience suggestions. Previous 'lost' masterpieces have included Sixth Sense and Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark.

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