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Best comedy shows in London

Laugh out loud to some of the funniest shows, plays and musicals in the capital.

You'll find plenty of top comedy shows and musicals in London, from fun-filled improvised musicals to award-winning West End shows. 

London also hosts some of the world's best stand-up comedy, with top stand-up comedians from across the world performing here, including Michael McIntyre, Lee Mack, Russell Brand, Pam Ann and more.

Discover the best comedy shows London has to offer on stage and book in advance to save on world-class London theatre tickets

Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre

Chuckle along to the Tony Award-winning comedy musical, The Book of Mormon. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, this side-splitting show tells the story of two Mormon missionaries sent to a dangerous village in Uganda. 

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The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre

Expect the unexpected as The Play That Goes Wrong unfolds in London’s West End. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is performing its 1920s murder mystery, but the show doesn't quite go to plan for clumsy performers during two hours of laughs and mayhem.  Read More
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Magic Goes Wrong at the Apollo Theatre

Mischief Theatre's production of Magic Goes Wrong. Image courtesy of SEE Tickets.

Created with the help of magic legends Penn & Teller, the Mischief Theatre Company brings Magic Goes Wrong to the West End. Experience a night of magic and illusion, and as always, expect the unexpected and a whole lot of mischief!

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Only Fools and Horses: The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket

See Only Fools and Horses the Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket. Credits: Johan Persson. Image courtesy of Neil Reading PR.

Catch the much-loved TV series as it's adapted for the London stage with Only Fools and Horses: The Musical. Written by Jim Sullivan and directed by Caroline Jay Ranger, the musical adaptation follows hapless Del Boy, his brother Rodney and Grandad in their working-class lives in Peckham.

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& Juliet musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre

& Juliet Miriam-Teak Lee (Juliet) and ensemble. Photo: Johan Persson. Image courtesy of Story House.
Follow Juliet on a journey of personal discovery and self-confidence in fun-filled musical & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Full of pop anthems, incredible sets and electrifying choreography, this entertaining West End musical retells Shakespeare’s classic tale of Romeo & Juliet, had Juliet been able to choose her own future. Read More
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For other London theatre inspiration, check out the top 10 musicals in London, discover best shows for kids or enjoy more comedy in London

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