Comedy Music

Today in London: Monday 5 November 2012

By | Published on Monday 29 October 2012

Illuminations London

Love-or-hate popstar Robbie Williams is pressing an ‘on’ button wired to Oxford Street’s Marmite-sponsored Christmas lights tonight. He’s going to sing live too, as is Leona Lewis. The concert/switch-on is ticketed, so unless you’ve got yourself a ticket (Heart have been giving them away), there’s probably no point rocking up. Assuming you’re also too fed up with fireworks to consume any now it’s actually Guy Fawkes Night, maybe check out one of these instead…


Rich Fulcher’s Special US Election Show, Soho Theatre, 5 Nov
Cricket-averse comic entity Rich Fulcher shares his Presidential predictions on the eve of the US Elections, and probably has something to say about Mitt Romney’s dead dog. Read his probing commentary on the candidates, ‘master debates’ and scandals so far here. Tickets, meanwhile, are available at here.

Hungry Miller’s Comedy Laugh Bag, The Miller, 5 Nov
This London Bridge club spotlights a bargain Laugh Bag night featuring blushing ingenue James Acaster and voice-over artist Chris Neil. Excellent Thai food is also available. Pre-order tickets via


Illuminations London, various venues, 5-10 Nov (pictured)
Live promoter Rockfeedback presents seven stellar shows featuring alt luminaries like ‘ethereal R&B’ soloist How To Dress Well, Cleveland quartet Cloud Nothings, psych types Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti and chic synthpop set Chromatics, whose new promo ‘Looking For Love’ is now screening:

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