Wriggle Giggles: November’s Best Comedy Shows

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November is the best month to see comedy in the capital, slotting nicely in between the post-Edinburgh Festival lull and the lager-fuelled heckling of the dreaded ‘office Christmas party’ audiences.

This year is no different, with world-class acts playing throughout the month at some of London’s coolest comedy venues. Take a look at our list of shows that will keep you chuckling as the nights draw in.

sat_e_bhp_rd2Bush Hall Presents Rob Delaney

When? 7th November 8pm
Where? Bush Hall (Underground no-text.svg Shepherd’s Bush Market)
How Much? £19.25

There was a time when American comic Rob Delaney was more recognisable over here from his Twitter avatar, but his reputation in the UK has finally started to match that of his superstar status across the pond. There are also star names further down the bill with the likes of Richard Herring, Joe Wilkinson and Brett Goldstein.

liam_690__x350__0Liam Williams: Capitalism

When? Daily until 8th November 7.30pm
Where? The Invisible Dot (Underground no-text.svg National Rail logo.svg King’s Cross)
How Much? £12

Rising star Liam Williams is coming to the end of a very successful run at The Invisible Dot on the back of his critically lauded Edinburgh stint. His latest show, Capitalism, with make you laugh and think in equal measure and has cemented the young Yorkshireman’s reputation as one of the most erudite and exciting comics on the circuit.

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When? 8th November 9pm
Where? The Hob (National Rail logo.svg Forest Hill)
How Much? £10

Stewart Lee is widely regarded as one of the best comedians working today, and if you missed the chance to get a ticket for his upcoming, sold-out run at the Leicester Square Theatre, you can catch him in the intimate setting of The Hob in Forest Hill: one of the London comedy scene’s real hidden gems. For just £10, it’s a real bargain and there’s great support from card-throwing ninja, Javier Jarquin, Paul McCaffrey and Juliet Meyers.

BrandrethRichard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

When? 10th November. 7.30
Where? Leciester Square Theatre (Underground no-text.svg Leicester Square)
How Much? £16.50

Comedy veteran Richard Herring hosts his highly successful Leicester Square Theatre Podcast every Monday this month, with guests on 10th November including Victoria Coren-Mithell and the puntastic Milton Jones. It’s a great way to spend a cold Monday night.

429_uf6qcsp986Ivo Graham: Bow-Ties & Johnnies

When? 11th-15th November. 9pm
Where? Soho Theatre (Underground no-text.svg Oxford Circus)
How Much? £12.50

At just 23 years old, Ivo Graham has been making waves on the circuit over the last few years. His latest show, Bow-Ties & Johnnies arrives at the Soho Theatre on the back of a sell-out run at this year’s fringe and focuses on the young comic’s Etonian upbringing and failed sexual conquests. Expect self-deprecation, desperation and a bucket-load of charm.

1355930804_simon-munnery-web-imageSimon Munnery: Fylm School (with Nina Conti)

When? 24th November. 7.30
Where? Soho Theatre (Underground no-text.svg Oxford Circus)
How Much? £15

Simon Munnery may not be a household name, but he’s widely regarded by his fellow comedians as one of the best in the business. In this edition of his monthly show at the Soho Theatre, Munnery will play host to the brilliant comedian and ventriloquist, Nina Conti. Expect the unexpected.

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