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Comedy Theatre in December

Snow White

London Palladium Until Jan 13, 2019

Visually ravishing and infectiously funny

Snow White, London Palladium, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

2018 ushers in the fairest fairytale of them all for the Palladium's much-anticipated panto come Christmas! After last year's Olivier winning Dick Whittington, the iconic West End venue is sure to pull...

Prices from: £25

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Until Apr 7, 2019

Immaculately staged... roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics

The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Following a 21-date national tour around the UK and huge popularity at Trafalgar Studios last year, Mischief Theatre's Olivier-winning comedy lands in the Duchess Theatre due to huge demand. After benefiting...

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre Open Run

It's not what could go wrong; more a question of what could go right!

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Not content with dominating the West End with their mega-hit madcap romp The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre bring us a brand new show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths that...

Prices from: £15

The Messiah

The Other Palace Until Jan 5, 2019

I haven't laughed so much at any other show this festive season

The Messiah, The Other Palace, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

One of the oldest stories ever told gets a revamp this Christmas as The Messiah heads to The Other Palace for a month of festive hilarity. Starring Hugh Dennis, John Marquez and Lesley Garrett, fall head...

Prices from: £30

Operation Ouch! Live On Stage

Apollo Theatre Until Jan 6, 2019

This is the type of educational entertainment that needs to be encouraged

Operation Ouch Live On Stage, Apollo Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Get excited for the UK premiere of BAFTA award-winning CBBC Television favourite, Operation Ouch! Live on Stage. The successful children's health programme hailed a stage show so engrossing, two sold-out...

Prices from: £20

Kinky Boots

Adelphi Theatre Until Jan 12, 2019

Broadway sends a British film back home as a hit musical that's as fun as it is frequently fabulous.

Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre, London

Price and Sons spent the last century making a range of shoes for men, and now they're spending this century making shoes for a range of men! Based on a true story, Kinky Boots is the uplifting story of...

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The Cutting Edge

The Comedy Store Open Run

If you've never seen live stand-up, make a resolution to start here

The Cutting Edge, The Comedy Store, London

Join a rotating cast of comedians for their take on the weirdest, wackiest and just plain mad news stories of the week. Featuring a hilarious mixture of satire, jokes, puns, songs and even competitions,...

Briefs: Close Encounters

Christmas in Leicester Square Until Jan 3, 2019

A whirling conglomerate of circus skills, burlesque and high-camp theatrics, Close Encounters is an asteroid belt of sassy, sexy mayhem.

Briefs Close Encounters, Christmas in Leicester Square, London

After the runaway success of their last few seasons in London, the Briefs boys are back, setting phasers to stun you this Christmas! A gloriously glittered fusion of circus, drag, boylesque, and hilarity,...

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

Wyndhams Theatre Until Jan 5, 2019

(Larks in Transit) scales the peaks of sublime silliness

Bill Bailey Larks in Transit, Wyndhams Theatre, London

Everyone's favourite flaxen haired comedian returns to London this Christmas with a new residency at the Wyndham's Theatre as part of his newest tour. Larks in Transit is a typical Baileysque adventure,...

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Murder for Two

The Other Palace Until Jan 13, 2019

A hilarious musical whodunit!

Murder for Two, The Other Palace, London

Crime writer Arthur Whitney has only gone and turned up dead at his own surprise party, and wouldn't you know it, all the proper detectives are out of town, leaving it down to local policeman Marcus Moscowitz...

The Great Gatsby

Daisy and Gatsby's Drugstore Until Mar 31, 2019

Extraordinary... It is a piece of theatre that captures all of Fitzgerald's poetry, and the stink that hovers beneath the perfumed lives of its characters.

The Great Gatsby, Daisy and Gatsbys Drugstore, London

The Guild of Misrule and The Immersive Ensemble invite you into the world of elusive millionaire Jay Gatsby in this captivating new theatrical experience that retells F. Scott Fitzgerald's magnificent...

Prices from: £40

Hot Gay Time Machine

Trafalgar Studios 2 Until Jan 5, 2019

An evening of hilarity and joy

Hot Gay Time Machine, Trafalgar Studios 2, London

Hot off the Edinburgh Fringe Zac Ghazi-Torbati and Toby Marlow (co-writer of hit musical SIX) bring their fabulous comedy cabaret to London's West End. This all singing, all dancing extravaganza is the...

Prices from: £35

Gals Aloud: Not The Tucking Kind

Christmas in Leicester Square Until Jan 5, 2019

TWO SHOWS ONLY!

Gals Aloud Not The Tucking Kind, Christmas in Leicester Square, London

Something Kinda Ooh is happening in London this Christmas as Gals Aloud, the fabulous drag tribute to the mid-noughties pop perfection that was Girls Aloud, return for two very special shows! Expect to...

Austentatious

Savoy Theatre Until Dec 19, 2018

winning and enthusiastic performances. The audience applause between scenes is politely anticipatory of what might be next. By the end, it is rapturous.

Austentatious, Savoy Theatre, London

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one's creative output captivates across the centuries, an improv show will capitalise on it. After becoming one of the biggest draws of the Edinburgh Fringe...

King Gong

The Comedy Store Open Run

An open night mic, with a difference!

King Gong, The Comedy Store, London

A comedy night so brutally famous that even safely established comedians quake in their boots at a mere mention of it, The Comedy Store's King Gong is quite something to behold. Each week, 30 new acts...

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