Enjoy a fun-packed festival of live entertainment and al-fresco eating and drinking at Underbelly Festival in South Bank.
Stretching throughout the summer, the festival stages affordable circus, theatre, cabaret, comedy, music and children’s shows on the south bank of the Thames. Plus, drop by the free-to-enter festival site to tuck into street food from the riverside vendors and grab a drink at one of London’s biggest outdoor bars.
You can see a lot of interesting encounters with Driftwood, Catch me (Attrape Moi) as the circus and acrobatics main shows, but also some comedians are going up on stage.
This year’s line-up of top comedians includes Richard Gadd (9 May), Rory Bremner (10 May), Andy Zaltzman (18 May-20 Jun), Sara Pascoe (25 May) and Al Murray (16-17 Jun). While Best of The Comedy Store (6 May-15 Jul) gives a platform to new and rising comic talents.
Plus, try your luck in Margaret Thatcher Queen of Gameshows’ dazzling musical comedy gameshow (12 May-2 Jul). Embark on a quest against evil with Knightmare Live!, a comic stage adaptation of the classic TV programme (21 May-11 Jun). And get ready for a truly “experimental” science comedy show with Festival of the Spoken Nerd (24-31 May).
Location of the events: London South Bank, Capital Tower, 91 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8RT