Comedy Music

Sunday 26 January 2014 in London

By | Published on Monday 20 January 2014

Richard Herring

TODAY IN LONDON, TW’s tipped events feature big fish Richard Herring, a gaggle of New Acts vying for greatness, and 1960s freakbeat scenesters The Sorrows…

COMEDY: Richard Herring’s Meaning Of Life, Leicester Square Theatre, 26 Jan
Lighter than a roast dinner, but just as fulfilling, lewd Edinburgh Fringe king Rich Herring thinks deep on existence, throwing himself into  ‘life’s big questions’ and getting messy. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: The NATYS Final, Bloomsbury Theatre, 26 Jan
A pretty strong barometer for who’ll be ‘big’ in comedy in coming years, the climax of 2014’s New Act Of The Year finds fifteen finalists vying for ‘Top Of The Bill’ position. Aiming to hit it as big as past NATY ‘winners’ Russell Brand, Stewart Lee, Lee Mack and Shazia Mirza this year are Alasdair Beckett-King, Archie Maddocks, Kelly Kingham and Thunderbards. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: The Sorrows, The Underworld, 26 Jan
Cov rockers The Sorrows were the jewels of the 1960s freakbeat scene, and this year celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, and the fact that their fans – new and less new – still dig their style. Details and tickets here.

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