Bath with comedy on tap | The best of the week's live comedy

Bath with comedy on tap

The best of the week's live comedy

The best of the week’s live comedy.

Sunday March 25

LONDON: It's the final of the Leicester Square Theatre's Sketch-Off competition tonight (we'll leave you to figure out the venue). The ten acts battling it out from 7pm are Adrian Gray, Agenda Benders, Bad Clowns, Birds, Bread & Geller, Hot Mess, Lois Mills, Moon, Sam & Tom and  The Delightful Sausage.

LONDON: Pub Landlord Al Murray headlines a charity gig at the National Theatre, no less,  in aid of the entertainment tech charity Backup. Also on the bill are Mike Gunn, Tiff Stevenson, Danny Posthill, Susan Murray and Nick Revell.

LETCHWORTH: In Dad's Army Radio Hour, two actors play 25 characters as scripts of the sitcom classics are performed on stage.  David Benson and Jack Lane portray Warmington-on-Sea's finest, using scripts from the radio adaptation of  Jimmy Perry and David Croft's TV originals. Their UK tour kicks off here tonight. Dates.

Tuesday March 27

BATH: The Bath Festival kicks off today, offering scores of events over the next 20 days. Jon Richardson kicks things off with his acclaimed show, Old Man, at  the Forum, and newer comic Kelly Convey presenting a work-in-progress of her show  Dependant Woman at St James Wine Vaults.  Viv Groskop, Sarah Bennetto, Helen Lederer and Arthur Smith are among the other acts  passing though. Website

LONDON: Josie Long is gathering some friends at The Bill Murray in Islington for what's being billed as a reunion of the team from The Lost Treasures of The Black Heart , the cult gig and podcast she fronted half-a-dozen years ago. Those friends are stand-up Bisha K Ali, creative clown John-Luke Roberts and musical agitators Jonny And The Baptists,

Thursday March 29

LONDON: There's knockout bill at the Comedy Store throughout the Easter weekend, with globetrotting 2018 Chortle Award nominee Glenn Wool, laid-back Nathan Caton, cheeky musical comic Rob Deering, and  the warm and whimsical Tom Wrigglesworth. Tonight's compere is Ian Coppinger, then Stephen Grant on Friday and Saturday.

Friday March 30

LONDON: Night owls can make Good Friday a great  Friday thanks to the UK's most fun-loving sketch outfit, Birthday Girls, who are hosting a  Late Night Comedy Party at Soho Theatre, promising a 'chaotic evening of comedy guests, drinking and kissing' from 11.30pm.

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Published: 25 Mar 2018

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