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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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  • 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". 

  • 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 Windsors: Endgame
    The Windsors: Endgame
    Prince of Wales Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The Windsors: Endgame, based on the hit Channel Four sitcom The Windsors, will be having its world premiere at the Prince of Wales Theatre on the London West End in August 2021. The Windsors: Endgame tickets are available on London Theatre now. Book tickets to The Windsors: Endgame today. 

  • 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 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 Shark Is Broken
    The Shark is Broken
    Ambassadors Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Cape Cod, 1974: shooting on JAWS has stalled. The film’s lead actors – Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss – are stuck on a boat, frustrated by foul weather and a faulty mechanical co-star. Awash with alcohol and ambition, three great white sharks start to bare their teeth… The Shark is Broken reveals the hilarious behind-the-scenes drama on one of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. 

  • 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. 

  • Blithe Spirit
    Blithe Spirit
    Harold Pinter 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 Harold Pinter Theatre in London for a limited run from September 2021.

  • Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt
    Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music.

  • 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?
     

  • 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. 

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