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WHAT TO WATCH 7 comedy shows you can't miss this September

At the start of each month I'll be selecting 7 of the best comedy shows for you to go and watch, whether that's full national tours, smaller work-in-progress gigs, national performances of Edinburgh Fringe shows or charity nights, this list will have it all.

Here are 7 comedy shows you can't miss this month...

Brydon, Mack and Mitchell: Town to Town

10-12 September, 7.30pm, Sheffield City Hall

13-15 September, 7.30pm, Portsmouth Guildhall

20-22 September, 8pm, Swansea Grand Theatre

23-25 September, 8pm, Cardiff St David's Hall

28-30 September, 8pm, Southend Cliffs Pavillion

It's not Would I Lie to You? live, despite all the ingredients being same. Instead, this will see much-loved comedians and master-raconteurs Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell play selected theatres around the UK.

It promises to be an unmissable evening of chat, comedy and general messing around and they'll also play three dates in the Brighton Dome in October.

Ellie Taylor: Don't Got This

26 September, 8pm, Epsom Playhouse

27 September, 8pm, Hertford Theatre

28 September, 8pm, Colchester Arts Centre

With a new series of The Mash Report starting on BBC Two and a recent Netflix special, there's never been a better time for Ellie Taylor to return to the stage with her brand new show Don't Got This which sees her talk about about life, love and what will happen if one more person tells her "You got this".

The tour continues in October with dates in Bath, Reading, Cambridge, Leicester, Peterborough, Norwich, London, Bromsgrove, Salford and Swindon.

Guz Khan: Work in Progress

9-10 September, 8.45pm & 9.30pm, Soho Theatre

He's the writer and star of his own BBC Three sitcom Man Like Mobeen which will return in 2020 for a third series and most recently Guz starred in Hulu's new show Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Now, following a sellout tour with Mo Amer, Guz is trying out material on his own for two intimate nights in London's Soho Theatre.

Jayde Adams:The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face

21 September, 6pm & 9pm, Bloomsbury Theatre

Fresh from a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and co-hosting Amusical on Comedy Central, comedian Jayde Adams is bringing her serious black jumper to London's glittering West End for two very special performances of her new five-star show The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face.

The two performances are being filmed for Amazon Prime as Jayde's latest hour will soon be released on the platform, sitting alongside the likes of Chris Ramsey, Flo and Joan, Ed Gamble and Paul Chowdhry whose specials are already available to watch,

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

3-7 September, 8.30pm, Soho Theatre

Fresh from his sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run, Phil Wang is bringing Philly Philly Wang Wang to London's Soho Theatre for a five-night run which sees him discuss morality, the modern sense of self as well and tackle the difference between male and female contraception.

Phil will return to London in November to play two nights at the Leicester Square Theatre before embarking on a national tour from February 2020.

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

17-28 September, 7.30pm, Soho Theatre

In 2017, Shappi Khorsandi took part in I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and now following a national tour and short run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe she brings her latest show Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic to London's Soho Theatre.

The show promises to be a warts-and-all journey of the 90s comedy scene to breaking through on telly then letting it all slip away and there are further dates in Winchester and Chippenham this October and Glasgow, Edinburgh, Nottingham and Cranleigh this November,

Tom Rosenthal: Manhood

18 September, 8pm, Cambridge Junction

19 September, 8pm, Maidenhead, Norden Farm

20 September, 8pm, Chester Storyhouse

23-28 September, 9pm, Soho Theatre

With a fifth series of Plebs arriving on ITV at the end of month and a recent role in Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes not to mention a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival, there's never been a better time to catch Friday Night Dinner star Tom Rosenthal as he kicks off his national tour of Manhood.

The show is about how he's spent his whole life obsessed by the theft of his foreskin and the tour continues in October with dates in Andover, Swindon, Leamington Spa and Lincoln.


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