Friends with benefits... | A-listers' fundraising gigs lead this week's best live comedy

Friends with benefits...

A-listers' fundraising gigs lead this week's best live comedy

It's a relatively quiet week for new and one-off live comedy, but scores of stand-up tours are in full flow around the country. Search our full listings ear you using the pull-down menus on the left of this page.

Monday April 15

LONDON: Russell Howard headlines alongside some of the best names on the circuit at the Comedy Store tonight, at a benefit in aid of the Honeypot Children’s Charity. Among the line-up are are hard-bitten Canadian storyteller Glenn Wool, the Mash Report's Nish Kumar, and Friday Night Dinner's Tom Rosenthal.

Tuesday April 16

LONDON: There's a strong line-up of acts from the alternative end of the spectrum at This Is Not A Cult. This time around, thhe regular show at the Camden Comedy Club features Alexander Bennett, Evelyn Mok, Glenn Moore, Ian Lane, Pierre Novellie, and BBC One star Spencer Jones.

Thursday April 18

LONDON: Head into the Easter weekend with the second big benefit of the week, with this one at the Alexandra Palace Theatre aiming to combat the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. And it's jam-packed full of comedy A-listers from the telly including Alan Carr, Joel Dommett, Nish Kumar, Sean Lock and Seann Walsh.

Friday April 19

MANCHESTER: It really is a Good Friday at the Frog and Bucket, with the peculiar Bobby Mair, the quick-witted Dan Nightingale, musical Kate Lucas and playful Barry Dodds.It's the same bill tomorrow, too.

Published: 14 Apr 2019

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