Women in Comedy Festival returns | The best of the week's live comedy

Women in Comedy Festival returns

The best of the week's live comedy

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Monday September 27

LONDON: The oddballs of the Alternative Comedy Memorial Society are back at Signature Brew, Haggerston, including Ben Target, Caroline Mabey, Ed Aczel, Elf Lyons, Joz Norris, Tom Bell and regular MC Thom Tuck

Wednesday September 29

TRING: If you like the childish silliness of Harry Hill, you’ll probably like the childish silliness of Olaf Falafel who joins him at the Court Theatre, alongside Paul F Taylor.

Thursday September 30

COVENTRY: Following the release of his hour-long Netflix special Unlearning, earlier this year, South African stand-up Loyiso Gola embarks on a new stand-up tour exploring the differing impact of pop culture moments around the world. Loyiso Gola tour dates

Friday October 1

MANCHESTER: The Women in Comedy Festival returns to the city for an eighth instalment, running for the next ten days across seven venues. The line-up includes solo shows from Rachel Fairburn, Sara Barron and Olga Koch (pictured) along with seminars offering some inside tips for budding comedians. Check the website for full details.

ABERYSTWYTH: The town’s third comedy festival takes place over this weekend with dozens of shows from the likes of Josh Widdicombe, Rhod Gilbert, Rosie Jones, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Nick Helm and many more.

LONDON: There’s a great line-up at Headliners, the Chiswick comedy club celebrating its 20th anniversary, this weekend with smartypants Rhys James, cockney geezer Jeff Innocent, sharp-eyed observational comic Paul Tonkinson and gregarious Joanne McNally as MC. Tickets.

Published: 26 Sep 2021

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