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Comedies

An hilarious collection of West End comedies, featuring a world-class range of London theatre comedy plays, from farce and slapstick to topical plays and satire.


London Theatre is known for some of the greatest comedies and comedy plays ever written.

From the work of classic writers such as William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Aphra Behn; to Twentieth Century comedy playwrights such as Noel Coward, Joe Orton and Ray Cooney; and current writers including Alan Bennett, Alan Ayckbourn, Lucy Prebble, Caryl Churchill, James Graham, Yasmina Reza, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and more.

The West End presents an eclectic mix of comedy plays, from political and intellectual comedies, to farce and slapstick, seasonal pantomime, revivals of Shakespearean, Restoration and Surrealist comedies, comedies of manners and menace, and hilarious contemporary comedies that shine a light on aspects of our world.

London’s West End theatre is the home of great comedy shows.

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