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Comedy

Nice one Harry: Funny man appearing at Balham Comedy Festival

Get ready to Rofl at Balham Comedy Festival

Highlights: After 12 years of anonymous toil

Brilliant Bridget Christie previews Fringe show at Battersea Arts Centre

Rod Woodward talks about getting into comedy and life on tour

Rod Woodward talks about getting into comedy and life on tour

Mark Thomas: Not a national treasure

Mark Thomas takes on Four Thieves after Battersea Arts Centre fire

Arts centre: Fire has galvanised support

Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee headline Battersea Arts Centre's Phoenix Fundraiser

Daniel Kitson: He's got the main part

Epic comedy sees stand-up star take on 20 voices at Battersea Arts Centre

Comedian Ed Byrne, from Great Comic Relief Bake Off, to perform at Epsom Playhouse.

Comedian Ed Byrne, from Great Comic Relief Bake Off, to perform at Epsom Playhouse

Sara Pascoe performs at the new club on March 13

Crystal Palace to get new comedy club

Free comedy night launches in the restaurant quarter

Free comedy night launches in the restaurant quarter

Janet Ellis: Special guest tonight

Women aren't funny? Be proven wrong tonight at the Orange Tree Theatre

New Surrey Comet columnist Maff Brown

Comedian Maff Brown joins Surrey Comet as new columnist

Stephen K Amos at the Epsom Playhouse

Welcome to the world of Stephen K Amos

Comedian Stephen K Amos says he could write book on motorways

Comedian Stephen K Amos says he could write book on motorways

Comedian Geoff Norcott

Jongleurs comedy back to Epsom

Dawn French is suffering from labyrinthitis

Dawn French cancels tour dates due to ear infection

Comedian Rich Hall brings his Hoedown to Epsom

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Some of last year's filmgoers enjoyed dressing up

Film festival organisers promise this year will be best ever

Cronx Brewery is having a comedy night

A barrel of laughs at the Cronx brewery comedy night

Unashamedly middle-class comedian returns to Epsom

Unashamedly middle-class comedian returns to Epsom

The Noise Next Door comedy act

The Noise Next Door

The Noise Next Door comedy act

The Noise Next Door

A tribute: A variety of entertainment

Richmond Theatre commemorates First World War and soldiers past, present and future

Dawn French is bringing her solo tour to Fairfield Halls in Croydon

Dawn French bringing first solo tour to Croydon

A Complete History of the BBC (Abridged) is playing at the Spread Eagle in Croydon

Take a journey through history of the BBC in theatre show

John Hinton plays Einstein in the show. Picture by Hannah Houston - hannah-houston.co.uk

Mad science with Albert Einstein

Picture by Tony Briggs

Comedian Alan Davies talks about new show Little Victories, Jonathan Creek and coming to south London

Ruby Wax: Coming to Richmond Theatre later this month

Ruby Wax ready to get Richmond rolling

Susan Calman: A very funny lady

Cat-loving Glaswegian starts her UK tour in Teddington

Comedian Omid Djalili brings new show to Epsom

Comedian Omid Djalili brings new show to Epsom

Christian O'Connell returns to the Fighting Cocks on Monday

Absolute joker: Christian O'Connell warms up for Edinburgh Fringe with Kingston gig

Standup comedy can be a long, confidence-crushing road

Stand-up comic Harry Carnassis reveals the reality of life at the bottom rung of the comedy circuit

A giant dead parrot sculpture was unveiled to promote the live broadcast of the final Monty Python Live stage show on comedy TV channel Gold

Parrot tribute to Python quintet

Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler

Magical and sometimes mythical Bill Bailey performing at Kew Gardens

Tim Vine will appear three times for the Outside The Box festival

Tim Vine: 'I sang karaoke in New Malden on my own'

Russell Kane is just one of the names on the bill in Putney

Quirky comedy night to bring big names from the stand-up scene to Putney

That'll Be The Day will be back at Epsom Playhouse by public demand

Head back in time with 50s, 60s and 70s comedy and dance show

Comedy legend Rik Mayall starred in The Young Ones and Bottom

Rik Mayall 'died after morning run' in Barnes

There is lots of fun in store this summer

Croydon Guardian's five top ideas for summer fun

Five things Vibe learnt about international drug smuggler Howard Marks at his Crystal Palace festival fundraiser

Five things Vibe learnt about international drug smuggler Howard Marks at his Crystal Palace festival fundraiser

John Mann appearing with Jongleurs Comedy

Jongleurs Comedy on the Road

Steve Delaney (on a box) as Count Arthur Strong in Wimbledon

Crowds gather in Wimbledon Village for filming of comedy show

Comedian Harry Enfield has criticised the BBC under Mark Thompson for not standing up for itself

Enfield slams ex-BBC DG Thompson

Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili gears up for Croydon gig

Kevin Day: "I want to try stuff out for my Edinburgh show"

Kevin Day and Jim Piddock look forward to Crystal Palace FC comedy festival

Miles Jupp in his new show Miles Jupp is the chap you're thinking of

Comedian Miles Jupp coming to Epsom

Courtney Love chats dating with Alan Carr (Open Mike)

Love: Russell Brand couldn't bed me

Aliens Love Underpants is coming to town. Picture by SJS Photo

VIDEO: Aliens Love Underpants is coming to Croydon

Mark Heap and Robert Webb star as Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

Webb: I give audience a ticking off

Bryan Lacey appears with Jongleurs on the Road at Epsom Playhouse

Jongleurs comedy back in Epsom

Steve Coogan has been playing alter-ego Alan Partridge for 23 years

Steve Coogan: British are bland

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