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Laughter is powerful medicine, and we have oodles of laughs waiting for you in our selection of fabulous London comedy shows. Get your laughing gear in working order and take your pick of everything from physical comedy to sitcoms, classic standup to the darkest black comedy. Here's our selection of top quality live comedy shows.

The Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre

4.8 5212 reviews 4.8 5212 reviews Tickets from £24.00
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It's rare for a show to cause such a stir. But when this production hit the Broadway stage in 2010 a flock of often-hard-to-please reviewers gave it an immediate and enthusiastic thumbs-up. It's rude, irreverent and definitely NOT for the easily offended. Introducing The Book of Mormon, which has made the long-rumoured transfer to London's West End at last!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 5 October 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
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The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre

4.7 1931 reviews 4.7 1931 reviews Tickets from £24.00
Families (89%) Teenagers (88%) Couples (90%) Theatregoers (91%) i
After a smash hit UK tour this hilarious play, which has won numerous accolades from reviewers who have laughed themselves silly over it, returns to the West End. If you haven't seen it yet and you love classic British comedies like the TV series Fawlty Towers, this one's for you. Funny just doesn't do it justice!
  • Booking until: Sunday, 4 May 2025
  • Running time: 2hr. Incl. 1 interval.
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

President Hotel

4.7 415 reviews 4.7 415 reviews Tickets from £74.00
Couples (95%) Theatregoers (92%) i
A 2 hour interactive production set in a restaurant where the audience are the diners who enjoy a 3 course lunch or dinner. Faulty Towers The Dining Experience debuted in Brisbane on April 24 1997. Since then thousands of people have enjoyed the antics of Basil, Sybil and Manuel. This is the 5-star critically acclaimed production constantly in demand throughout the Australia, Europe, United Kingdom, Ireland, Scandinavia, United Arab Emirates...
  • Booking until: Sunday, 22 December 2024
  • Running time: 2hr.
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Dr. Strangelove tickets Opens 8 Oct 2024 Opens 8 October 2024 Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove

Noel Coward Theatre

Tickets from £30.00

Stanley Kubrick's astonishing story, Dr Strangelove, will arrive in the West End in 2024, a world premiere. Widely described as one of the greatest comedy films of all time, Kubrick's 1964 movie was nominated for four Academy Awards and seven BAFTAs. This brand new stage production is the first adaptation of the film-maker’s work, a collaboration by the BAFTA and Emmy Award winner Armando Iannucci and the Olivier winner Sean Foley. Prepare for a very dark, horribly funny satire about nuclear war.

  • Opens: Tuesday, 8 October 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 21 December 2024
  • Starring: Steve Coogan
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Back to The Future the Musical

Adelphi Theatre

4.8 879 reviews 4.8 879 reviews Tickets from £23.00
Families (96%) Teenagers (93%) Couples (92%) Theatregoers (92%) i

Love the Back To The Future movie made popular in the 1980s? See it on the stage in a spectacular award-winning stage musical with a book by Bob Gale, and a musical score by the Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Alex Silvestri and six-time Grammy Award-winner Glen Ballard in the heart of the West End.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 22 December 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 40min. Incl. 1 interval.
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Vaudeville Theatre

4.9 250 reviews 4.9 250 reviews Tickets from £41.00
Teenagers (94%) Couples (90%) Theatregoers (94%) i
It's on at the Vaudeville theatre. It's a quirky musical that has delighted thousands on a recent tour, and now it's due to thrill even more of us! The music, lyrics and book are by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, and it's a dazzler of a show. Welcome to Six, the most unexpected, deliciously bold celebration of girl power ever... starring King Henry 8th's six wives. What an extraordinary, fascinating show!
  • Booking until: Sunday, 4 May 2025
  • Running time: 1hr 20min. No interval.
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Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical

Shaftesbury Theatre

4.8 204 reviews 4.8 204 reviews Tickets from £27.00
Families (98%) Teenagers (89%) Couples (90%) Theatregoers (90%) i

Mrs Doubtfire delighted millions of people of every age when it was released. Now the musical adaptation celebrates the timeless themes of family, love, and self-discovery whilst also maintaining a homage to the beloved film.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 16 February 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
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Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre

4.8 4606 reviews 4.8 4606 reviews Tickets from £14.75
Families (94%) Teenagers (92%) Couples (94%) Theatregoers (92%) i

Now celebrating its 25th year in the West End, Mamma Mia! is an irresistible musical set to ABBA's timeless hits. The show contains 23 of the biggest ABBA hits, including unforgettable hits like "Dancing Queen", "Waterloo" and the title song "Mamma Mia".

  • Booking until: Saturday, 29 March 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 35min. Incl. 1 interval.
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Fawlty Towers

Apollo Theatre

4.9 41 reviews 4.9 41 reviews Tickets from £18.00
Families (85%) Teenagers (88%) Couples (93%) Theatregoers (95%) i
Fifty years ago FAWLTY TOWERS exploded onto our TV screens and made sitcom history. Now the classic comedy has been adapted for the West End by John Cleese, who played Basil Fawlty, and it’s on stage at the Apollo Theatre.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 28 September 2024
  • Running time: 1hr 50min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Playing at: Apollo Theatre
  • Booking until: Saturday, 28 September 2024
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Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

Ambassadors Theatre

Tickets from £20.00
BFFs Kathy and Stella host Hull’s least successful true crime podcast. When their favourite author is killed they are thrust into a thrilling whodunnit of their own!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 14 September 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 20min. Incl. 1 interval.
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Inside No.9 tickets Opens 18 Jan 2025 Opens 18 January 2025 Inside No.9

Inside No.9

Wyndham's Theatre

The theatrical world premiere of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s award-winning television comedy Inside No.9 will open in London’s West End at Wyndham’s Theatre on 18 January with a newly written story – Inside No.9 Stage/Fright.
  • Opens: Saturday, 18 January 2025
    Booking until: Saturday, 5 April 2025
  • Starring: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton
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Great comedy shows to cheer up your world

Observational comedy and slapstick, alternative comedy and satire, improv and anecdotal comedy, there are so many ways to make audiences laugh - and the West End has everything. You might adore character comedy or laugh the hardest of all at outrageous burlesque. Maybe a deadpan delivery makes you giggle so hard you can't stop, or you can't resist classic slip-on-a-banana-skin stuff.

One liners and crazy plots. Shock humour , spoofs and sketches. Topical humour, wit and word play. Take your pick of the best funny shows in town and leave the venue with an enormous smile on your face, buoyed up and inspired. More than fifty beautiful venues in an area of London stacked with great places to eat and drink make it much more than an everyday ordinary experience. The West End is built for entertainment, the perfect setting for fun.

Only the best stage comedies make it to the West End, which means every London comedy show is extra special. Chuckle at the antics in The Book of Mormon and roar with laughter at Back to The Future the Musical, whoop all the way through Mamma Mia! or cheer your way through Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical. And get your tickets from us for a seamless, efficient experience every step of the way. Enjoy exploring the best fun in town – we'll see you soon.

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