A guide to the best comedy shows in London


Take a load off and lighten up your week with the best comedy shows in London. See what’s on at LW Theatres’ West End venues including stand-up, variety, musical comedy and family shows. Keep up with the latest comedy listings, plan a fun night out and have the last laugh!


Now open to 5* reviews, Waitress tickles the funny bone and tugs on the heart strings. Friendship, family, love, marriage, sex, infidelity; it’s all on the menu, served with a side of whipped cream. Critics heaped praise on the show’s ability to juggle the silly and serious, all to a sublime soundtrack of Sara Bareilles‘ brilliant songs.

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School of Rock

If there’s a Jack Black connection, you know comedy is on the cards. A failed rock singer impersonates a teacher at a prestigious prep school, forming a band with the prodigious music students to try and win a Battle of the Bands. They’re serious about the rock music (and little else…).

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Jason & the Golden Fleece

Led by a cast of pupils and based on the timeless Greek myth, this hilarious new stage musical features a concoction of musical styles from rock ‘n’ roll to rap, and a story that’s almost too good to be true!

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Palladium Pantomime Christmas 2019

Sign up to our waitlist to be the first to hear the latest news on when Pantomime returns to The London Palladium Christmas 2019

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A Round of Applause this Red Nose Day!

Thank you to our generous audiences who donated – whether by collection buckets or in funny money (foreign coins + currency) – to help us raise an amazing £7,464.33 in aid of Comic Relief.