Inside No 9 duo hit the road | ...and the rest of the week's best live comedy © BBC

Inside No 9 duo hit the road

...and the rest of 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 5,611 events by date and region.

Sunday December 5

LONDON: There’s a heavyweight bill at the Laugh For Leukaemia fundraiser at the Bloomsbury Theatre tonight with Harry Hill, Joe Thomas, Sindhu Vee, Flo & Joan and Mr Swallow (aka Nick Mohammed) all MCed by Ed Gamble. Tickets.

BOURNEMOUTH: The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at the Pavilion Theatre boasts a strong and varied line-up, including the smart wit of Carey Marx, lively improv front the Noise Next Door and the wry deadpan of Japan’s Yuriko Kotani.

STOCKPORT: A treat at the Heatons sports club with top podcaster (and strong stand-up) Adam Rowe alongside the elegant character comedy of Troy Hawke and the impeccably dry wit of Alun Cochrane.

Monday December 6

LIVERPOOL: Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith start their short tour discussing Inside No 9 at the M&S Arena and Auditorium. It coincides with the publication of the companion guide, The Insider's Guide to Inside No. 9, and promises lots of insights for fans. Tour dates.

SALFORD: It wouldn’t be Christmas without Morecambe and Wise… and Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel are the next best thing - perfectly recreating some of the duo’s most enduring routines in their week-long run at the Lowry.

Tuesday December 7

LONDON: Jokes & Spokes is a fundraiser Store for The Bike Project, which provides bicycles to refugees. Helping swell the coffersat the Comedy tonight are Kerry Godliman, Ola Labib, Simon Brodkin, Stuart Laws and Tiff Stevenson

Wednesday December 8

LONDON: Mo Gilligan has assembled some of his favourite acts from the black comedy cricuit for a takeover of the O2 Arena. Joining him are Babatunde Aleshe, Eddie Kadi, Slim and Thanyia Moore. Tickets

LONDON: Phil Nichol’s lively Cray Cray Cabaret returns to the Comedy Store with another fine lineup, comprising Esther Manito, Nick Helm, Nina Conti and the usual house band.

Thursday December 9

LONDON: Another top-drawer benefit tonight: this one for bereavement support charity The Loss Foundation. The bill at the Union Chapel in Islington includes Angela Barnes, Reginald D Hunter, Suzi Ruffell and many more,

Friday December 10

LONDON: Taskmaster stars Ed Gamble and Desiree Burch stare the excellent bill of the Dulwich Comedy Experience at Alleyn's School with the endearingly optimistic Rob Auton and skilfully witty Catherine Bohart. Tickets

Published: 5 Dec 2021

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