Top comedy shows and musicals 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. 

Follow our guide to discover the best comedy shows London has to offer on stage. And book in advance to save up to 60% on world-class London theatre tickets

1. 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. Booking until Oct 2018

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Prices from £27.67 Book now

2. School of Rock at Gillian Lynne Theatre

The Cast of School of Rock with Gary Trainor. Image: Tristram Kenton

Prepare to rock out during the School of Rock musical at Gillian Lynne Theatre (formerly New London Theatre). See Dewey Finn, a failed rockstar turned substitute teacher, attempt to transform his A-grade students into the ultimate rock group. Will they be ready for Battle of the Bands? Booking until Jan 2019

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Prices from £18.45 Book now

3. 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. Booking until Apr 2019 Read More
Prices from £23.80 Book now

4. The Comedy About a Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre
The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre presents The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. Watch on in hysterics as a bunch of incompetent crooks attempt to get their hands on a priceless diamond, which ends in hilarious consequences! Booking until Apr 2019 Read More
Prices from £11.90 Book now

5. Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre

Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre

Follow the adventures of Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks' musical in London. When Frederick Frankenstein inherits his famous grandfather’s castle, he is forced to choose between returning to his life as a New York brain surgeon or staying in Transylvania to continue his ancestor’s unusual experiments. Until 25 Aug 2018

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Prices from £20.00 Book now

6. Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at the Lyric Theatre

Create your own comedy show in London as part of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. This Oliver Award-winning show takes suggestions from the audience, before seven comedians from The Showstoppers turn them into a hilarious performance on the spot. Booking until Dec 2018

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Prices from £23.80 Book now

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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