You don't have to be Maddix to gig here... | Jamali kicks off his UK tour, and the rest of the week's best live comedy © Ellis O'Brien/Phil McIntyre Televisio

You don't have to be Maddix to gig here...

Jamali kicks off his UK tour, 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 5,793  events by date and region, but gigs may be subject to cancellation because of Covid.

Sunday January 16

LONDON: There's a typically strong bill at Up The Creek's Sunday Special show tonight, featuring Ian Smith, Ivo Graham, Sarah Keyworth and Suzi Ruffell. Tickets

Wednesday January 19

GUILDFORD: With his profile boosted by Taskmaster, Jamali Maddix embarks in his tour, which promises to 'draw upon the issues of morality and and justice'. He said: 'It's been an absolute shit show of a year, so I promise to make this show extra crud and wonderfully ignorant in the classy Jamali fashion.' The tour runs right through to the end of May Jamali Maddix tour dates

Thursday January 20

NEWCASTLE: Ross Noble resumes his Humournoid tour, kicking off with three hometown gigs at the City Hall. The wildly digressive show will be on the road until the end of next month. Ross Noble tour dates

Friday January 21

BIRMINGHAM: Will Mellor and Ralf Little, of the Noughties youth sitcom Two Pints of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps, take their podcast out on tour, with the first of 14 dates at the Glee club tonight. Will Mellor and Ralf Little tour dates

LONDON: Guz Khan – star of Taskmaster, Man Like Mobeen, Live at the Apollo and Netflix movie Army of Thieves– headlines at the Hackney Empire tonight, topping a sterling supporting bill comprising Maisie Adam, Dane Baptiste and Suzi Ruffell.

LONDON: Or if you want a more intimate night of comedy int he capital, Banana Cabaret at The Bedford in Balham has a strong line-up with weekend featuring   Seann Walsh, Laura Lexx, Imran Yusuf and Robin Morgan,

Saturday January 22

LONDON: 21Soho offers an excellent night of inventive comedy tonight, courtesy of double Edinburgh comedy award-winner John Kearns, Tony Law and Ian Smith.

NOTTINGHAM: There's a nice mix of styles at Just The Tonic's gig at the Metronome, with the smart gags of Adam Bloom and Mark Maier contrasting with the energetic silliness of Jack Gleadow and the splendid anecdotes of Lou Conran.

Published: 16 Jan 2022

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