Comedy Music Theatre

Tuesday 18 February 2014 in London

By | Published on Wednesday 12 February 2014


ThisWeek’s tipped events TODAY IN LONDON feature statuesque comedian Darren Walsh, hot rock tips Speedy Ortiz and Empty Pools, and prolific playwright Chris Dunkley…

COMEDY: Comedy Knights feat Darren Walsh/Darren Maskell/Ean Luckhurst, Whirled Cinema, 18 Feb
Big friendly ‘Giant’ Darren Walsh takes the highest billing at this cut-price stand-up night in Loughborough Junction, sharing floor-space with Darren Maskell, Ean Luckhurst, Paul McMullan, Jimbo and Dan Hoy. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Speedy Ortiz/Empty Pools, Birthdays, 18 Feb
This NME Awards-stamped showcase features fast-track US firecrackers Speedy Ortiz and their ‘Major Arcana’ LP, post-rock four-piece Empty Pools – backing their new disc ‘Saturn Reruns’ – and nonchalant London band Dig. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Smallholding, Soho Theatre, 18 Feb – 9 Mar (pictured)
Chris Dunkley’s unease-making script follows a recovering heroin addict and his girlfriend, who move to a cottage in the countryside to start their lives over, though that proves more difficult than they’d hoped. Details and tickets here.

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