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 May 2018

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Prices from £27.67 (USD 38.71) Book now

2. School Of Rock at New London Theatre

Prepare to rock out during the School of Rock musical, which is based on the international smash-hit film. 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 (USD 25.81) 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 Sep 2018 Read More
Prices from £23.80 (USD 33.30) Book now

4. 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 Nov 2018 Read More
Prices from £11.90 (USD 16.65) Book now

5. 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. Booking until Sep 2018

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Prices from £20.00 (USD 27.98) 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 Jul 2018

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Prices from £23.80 (USD 33.30) Book now

7. The Birthday Party at Harold Pinter Theatre

See Zoë Wanamaker, Toby Jones and Stephen Mangan star in The Birthday Party. The arrival of two strangers at a seaside boarding house turns a birthday party into a walking nightmare in this revival of Harold Pinter’s dark comedy in London. Until 14 Apr Read More
Prices from £18.00 (USD 25.18) Book now

8. Lady Windermere's Fan at Vaudeville Theatre

Directed by Kathy Burke and featuring Jennifer Saunders, Lady Windermere’s Fan stars some of comedy’s biggest names. Join the movers and shakers of society at a birthday party, which is plagued with suspicions of a scandalous affair in Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy. Until 7 Apr Read More
Prices from £19.50 (USD 27.28) Book now

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