Megan Stalter makes her UK debut | The week's best live comedy

Megan Stalter makes her UK debut

The week's best live comedy

The best of the week's live comedy. Use Chortle's search panel to check out our full listings of 5,507 events by date and region.

Sunday November 28

LONDON: If you’re quick, you can hear Tim Key read some of his lockdown poetry in between chats with broadcaster Rick Edwards in a Chortle book event at @2Northdown in Kings Cross from 1pm. Tickets.

EASTLEIGH: A Jongleurs stand-up night at the Concorde Club features the ridiculously silly Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue, child of privilege Tom Houghton and quick-witted compere Stephen Grant.

Monday November 29

LONDON: The Outside The Box comedy club swoops into the West End for one night only as part of a season at the Vaudeville Theatre. The line-up are Live At The Apollo alumni Hal Cruttenden, Laura Lexx and Scott Bennett, all compered by Maff Brown. Tickets

LONDON: Back at 2Northdown, it’s the final of the venue's comedian of the year competition, with Alice India, Chin Wang, Dee Allum, Jack Chisnall, James Murphy, Matthew Hayhurst, Paddy Young, Raj Poojara, Sallyann Fellowes, Sam Serrano and Vidura Rajapaksa battling it out for the title

Tuesday November 30

LONDON: Fast-rising American sketch comedy performer Megan Stalter makes her UK debut with an 11-night run at Soho Theatre, having built up an audience with her online work.

MANCHESTER: Still undefeated Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Jordan Brookes brings his unique, inventive and wonderfully funny comedy to Manchester’s friendly XS Malarkey club at the Bread Shed tonight.,

Wednesday December 1

LONDON: A truly massive Big Love Big Laughs fundraiser at the Comedy Store, organised by Stephen K Amos and Jo Caulfield is raising money for Royal Trinity Hospice and St George’s Hospital Charity. Acts include Rachel Parris, Romesh Ranganathan, Seann Walsh, Milton Jones and many, many more

Thursday December 2

LONDON: The team behind 21Soho and 2Northdown start a new night a Vinegar Yard, the bar-and-food courtyard next to London Bridge station. The opening night line-up is David Mills, Huge Davies, Sara Barron and SikisaTickets.

LEICESTER: Suspiciously Cheap Comedy, the new material night spearheaded by sketch powerhouses Gein's Family Giftshop and Goose swoops into the Y Theatre, with the ebullient Barbara Nice and Darren Harriott also on the bill - and all for a suspiciously cheap £5.

SHEFFIELD: The Last Laugh comedy club in the Memorial Hall has a strong line-up all weekend, including silly Rob Rouse, gag-focussed Tom Binns, gloriously wry Tom Wrigglesworth and award-winning Nina Gilligan.

Saturday December 4

MANCHESTER: Jordan Brookes makes his second appearance in the city this week at A Lovely Time, the gig the ever-friendly Amy Gledhill runs at Grub. Alison Spittle and Eryn Tett complete the bill.

LIVERPOOL: Local comedy promoter Laughterhouse takes over the Philharmonic Hall for a blockbuster gig featuring wall-to-wall headliners: Andrew Maxwell, Chris Cairns, Daliso Chaponda, Ed Byrne, Ivan Brackenbury, Marcus Brigstocke and Shaparak Khorsandi.

Published: 28 Nov 2021

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