Comedy in London

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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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21 shows found
  • Sister Act
    Sister Act: The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Academy® Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is back as Deloris Van Cartier with BAFTA award winner Jennifer Saunders in the role of Mother Superior as Sister Act The Musical comes to London for just 39 performances in Summer 2020. 

    Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent!  Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

    Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, Sister Act is the funniest and funkiest musical around.

    It’s gonna be fabulous baby!

     

    Brenda Edwards will be playing the role of Deloris Van Cartier for Thursday matinee performances.

  • 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...

  • The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon
    Prince of Wales Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

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

    Based on the 1990 film of the same name, the musical adaptation of Pretty Woman transfers from Broadway to London's Piccadilly Theatre from February 2020, with priority tickets now on-sale.

  • Noises Off
    Noises Off
    Garrick Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    "The funniest farce ever written." Evening Standard

    Michael Frayn’s iconic backstage comedy Noises Off transfers to the West End, following a triumphant sell-out season at the Lyric Hammersmith.

    With technical brilliance and split-second timing, it takes us behind the scenes with a company of actors in a hilarious and heartfelt tribute to the unpredictability of life in the theatre. Hailed as one of the funniest plays of all time, the Olivier Award-winning Noises Off originally premiered at the Lyric Hammersmith in 1982 and instantly became a timeless British comedy.

    In an exuberant new production by Jeremy Herrin (All My Sons, Wolf Hall,This House), Noises Off arrives at the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited run, for fans to enjoy and new audiences to discover.

  • Waitress
    Waitress
    Adelphi Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Hit Broadway musical Waitress has transferred to London's Adelphi Theatre featuring an original score by acclaimed singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles the musical is based on the motion picture of the same name written by Adrienne Shelley.

  • 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.

     

  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    Criterion Theatre
    No Matinee

    Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End! Book now for this dynamite comedy. It would be criminal to miss it!

  • The Man in the White Suit
    The Man in the White Suit
    Wyndham's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon return to the West End to star in the world premiere of the classic Ealing comedy THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT, adapted and directed by Sean Foley.

    When Sidney Stratton (Stephen Mangan), invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out, manufacturers and trades unions are terrified by the threat it poses to their industry and their jobs. Only Daphne (Kara Tointon) the mill owner's daughter, shows Sidney any support as the bosses and workers chase the Man in the White Suit determined to destroy them both. This fast-moving comedy reunites Stephen Mangan and Sean Foley who also created the Olivier award-winning production Jeeves and Wooster.

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

    A stage adaptation of the classic British sitcom Only Fools and Horses, co-written by Paul Whitehousewhich is now in London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

  • Blithe Spirit
    Blithe Spirit
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Tuesday, Thursday Matinee

    Jennifer Saunders is set to star in Noel Coward's comedy Blithe Spirit as director Richard Eyre's production of the play transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre in London for a limited run from March 2020. 

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    London Palladium
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Enter a world of wonder at the home of pantomime, as the magical Goldilocks and the Three Bears come to the West End for Christmas! Following last year’s sold-out production of Snow White, for five weeks only the iconic London Palladium will be transformed into a sensational circus, where everything is possible and anything could happen. Packed with riotous comedy routines, extraordinary special effects, hair-raising stunts, international circus acts and an all-star cast with a series of speciality acts.
     

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