Comedy in London

Fancy a laugh? Whatever your sense of humour, you’ll find comedy in London that’s sure to have you in stitches. West End comedy has never been better, especially with shows like Mischief Theatre’s Olivier Award-winning debut play The Play That Goes Wrong and the hilarious hit The Book of Mormon that have made audiences laugh for years. Comedy shows in London also appear at fringe venues and festivals throughout the year, so make sure you check often to see which comedy shows are coming to the capital. Get ready to laugh out loud at London comedy shows. 

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

    Putting Mischief Theatre firmly on the map, The Play That Goes Wrong continues to leave audiences in fits of giggles at the Duchess Theatre.

  • Wicked
    Wicked
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Since opening on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has taken the world of musical theatre by storm.

  • 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.

  • 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 Whitehouse, returns to London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from October 2021. Only Fools and Horses tickets are available on London Theatre now.

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

    The breakout hit of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival, The Shark is Broken is a hilarious and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the disastrous shoot for what became an iconic blockbuster: Steven Spielberg’s movie Jaws. Now, this show is set to make a splash in the West End, so start planning your trip and get booking.

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Magic Goes Wrong reopens at the Apollo Theatre in October 2021. Magic Goes Wrong tickets in London are available on London Theatre now.

  • Pride and Prejudice Sort Of
    Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of)
    Criterion Theatre
    No Matinee

    Pride and Prejudice* (sort of) will receive its West End premiere at the Criterion Theatre.

  • 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. 

  • Habeas Corpus
    Habeas Corpus
    Menier Chocolate Factory
    No Matinee

    Alan Bennett’s farce play Habeas Corpus is at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2021. The British comedy made its West End debut nearly 50 years ago, and the Habeas Corpus revival is set to have audiences in fits of laughter.

  • two Palestinians go dogging
    two Palestinians go dogging
    Royal Court Theatre
    No Matinee

    “Your hobbies are limited to Arab Idol and cooking lentils and having sex in fields late at night.” 

  • Whodunnit
    Whodunnit
    Park Theatre
    No Matinee

    A luxury crui​se far from civilisation, an impending storm and poison aplenty... When a diamond is stolen and the bodies start to pile up, the clock starts ticking for our illustrious Inspector. Can they finally bring the elusive Crimson Hand to justice? With murder, blackmail and inflatable parrots, this murder mystery spoof has one hell of a twist. And no one’s called Oliver. Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 2 not only features the voice of Ian McKellen & Emma Thompson, but also a different celebrity in each performance stepping in as the Inspector without any rehearsal and without ever having seen the script!

  • Peggy For You
    Peggy For You
    Hampstead Theatre
    No Matinee

    Agents are not supposed to be more famous than their clients – unless, of course, you are the formidable, outrageous and hilarious Peggy Ramsay… Alan Plater’s raucously funny play is peopled with characters who fall under the spell of this unlikely heroine, who believed infinitely more in art than she did in money – or in good manners.

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