Kitson comes to Manchester | This week's best live comedy

Kitson comes to Manchester

This week's best live comedy

The week ahead in live comedy.

Wednesday August 30

LONDON: An interesting mix at the awkwardly named Laugh Train Home comedy club at the Four Thieves in Battersea has  Angus Dunican, Tim Renkow, Zoe Lyons and Jason Patterson

Thursday August 31

MANCHESTER: Daniel Kitson brings his latest show, Something Other Than Everything, to the Royal Exchange Theatre, where it runs until September  9. Read our review of the London run here – although Kitson was road-testing new bits for the show in Edinburgh last week.

BRIGHTON: Romesh Ranganathan headlines a big benefit at the Brighton Dome tonight. He will be joined by Nish Kumar, Dane Baptiste, Jen Brister, Larry Dean, Desiree Burch and more, to raise money for Home-Start, a family support charity, dedicated to giving vulnerable young children a brighter future.

Friday  September 1

LONDON: Fresh from Edinburgh, ageing Aussie enfants terrible Doug Anthony All Stars hit the Shepherds Bush Empire with their latest show, Near Death Experience. Read a review here

LONDON: Chiswick's Headliners comedy club comes back strong after its summer recess, with a bill that includes Hal Cruttenden (who should resonate strongly with well-to-do W4), topical comic Ian Stone and mischievous Larry Dean. And they're all back tomorrow, too.

Saturday  September 2

MANCHESTER: The Palace Theatre launches a monthly comedy club night  in its  Stage Door Bar with Ben Norris, Jamie Sutherland and Dutch comedian Wouter Meijs on the opening night bill, which is compered by Damion Larkin.

LONDON: Dead Ringers impressionist Jon Culshaw kicks off a new tour, The Great British Take Off, an 'audience with' style show, hosted by radio producer Bill Dare, in which the mimic shares stories of characters from his childhood in Lancashire, his early career, making programmes and life on the celebrity circuit. The tour kicks off at Jacksons Lane Theatre. Schedule.

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Published: 27 Aug 2017

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