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Comedy gigs in London this week (Oct 18 2013)

Adrienne Truscott

Adrienne Truscott

More top comedy in the UK capital this week as hand-picked by Lindsay Harrod

Friday October 18

The Joe Wilkinson Experience at The Invisible Dot, Kings Cross
The brilliant Joe Wilkinson takes over Claudia O’Doherty at the helm of Invisible Dot’s ‘experience’ nights. Tonight has an incredible line up – Liam Williams, Isy Suttie and Felicity Ward.

Up The Creek at Creek Road, Greenwich
Featuring MC Ninia Benjamin, Gavin Webster and (one of my surprise Fringe favourites) Irish sketch group Foil, Arms and Hog.

Saturday October 19

Crack Comedy Club at London’s Southbank
One of many shows the Crack Comedy Club offers across London, this week’s Southbank lineup boasts Rob Deering, Simon Munnery and Debra-Jane Appleby.

Invisible Dot’s Saturday Night Show
With Maeve Higgins, LOL favourite Bridget Christie and Andrew Maxwell.

Sunday October 20

Adrienne Truscott’s asking for it: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else! at Bethnal Green Working Mens Clu
The winner of the Foster’s panel prize, Adrienne Truscott presents a hugely intelligent and entertaining show which tackles and subverts rape-joke culture in comedy.

Birthday Girls: 2053 at Pleasance, Islington
Awesome sketch comedy from the hilarious Birthday Girls (members inherited from Lady Garden)

Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year quarter finals, Leicester Square Theatre
Come and see the next big names in comedy at the comedy competition that has produced Adam Hess and Ian Smith in the last few years. Taking place over several nights.

Tuesday October 22

BarberShopera presents the Three Musketeers at Leicester Square Theatre
An acapella comedy version of Dumas’ classic tale, you say? What more could you ask for on a Tuesday night?!

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