The 4th Annual London Sketchfest Festival


London SketchFest returns for its fourth annual festival curating another year of the best up-and-coming comedy talent and establishing itself as the biggest alternative comedy festival, with a unique spotlight for new and emerging comedians.

Celebrating the best alt comedy from sketch to character and (new for 2016) clown, London SketchFest presents a series of one-off showcases in front of industry judging panels alongside feature shows with more established acts, a new writing competition and short film competition.

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Festival tickets = £55        Day tickets = £31        Show tickets = £13

The full programme is out now - its going to be a cracker!!  See below for the run down......

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LONDON SKETCHFEST 2016 PROGRAMME

SATURDAY 05 NOV

Goose + Casual Violence – 4:30PM

A nerve-testing double-bill for the die-hard comedy fan featuring two of the nation’s most weird and wonderful sketch acts. Goose and Casual Violence return to Sketchfest to test your comic nerves and blitz you with a mix of fast-paced, sweaty one-man comedy and dark, silly sketch troupe hilarity. A firm fan favourite and a great show for anyone looking to heighten their comedy palette.

Sketch Scribe – 4:30PM

In the hunt for great comedy we're going back to where it all begins, the writer's room. A selection of sketches from new comedy writers are performed live by a super-troupe of sketch comedians in front of a panel of judges. The winning writer receives a one-to-one mentor session with a professional script editor.  Expect hilarious comedy in the making as our super-troupe tackle scripts from the minds of budding young writers. 

Best New Act Competition - Show 1 – 6:40PM

Each year London Sketchfest searches for the hottest new and unsigned sketch comedy acts in the country. One of the most exciting shows of the festival the Best New Act competition brings 12 of the best new and unsigned acts together for an annual showcase of the best new comedy Britain has to offer.

Presenting: Making Faces, Two Plus Ones, Noah and Jordan, Dirty White Boys

Monks + Goodbear – 6:40PM

An upbeat and stimulating show from a pair of spirited acts who claim the best intentions. This is good comedy for good times featuring two acts as cheeky as they are charming. Monks and Goodbear take to the stage to inspire you with laughter.

Revan & Fennell + Short & Curly – 9:00PM

A feverishly silly and high-energy double-bill featuring two double acts who unashamedly pull out all the stops in search of mass hysteria and making the audience break down with laughter. Featuring Revan & Fennel and Short and Curly this is bright and bold sketch comedy with laughter guaranteed, from two groups who will inventively find ways to keep you shocked, surprised and delighted. 

Bosh & Babbs + Laughing Stock – 9:00PM

Your chance to catch the Best of the Fest from 2015 featuring last year’s Best New Act Runner Up Bosh & Babbs and Audience Choice award winners Laughing Stock. A supreme double-bill featuring two rising stars of the sketch scene whose talents have them standing out from the crowd as ones to watch. Well, this is your chance. 

SUNDAY 06 NOV

Best New Act Competition - Show 2 – 4:30PM

Each year London Sketchfest searches for the hottest new and unsigned sketch comedy acts in the country. One of the most exciting shows of the festival the Best New Act competition brings 12 of the best new and unsigned acts together for an annual showcase of the best new comedy Britain has to offer.

Presenting: Shelf, Mid Brow, Kitten Killers, The Sketch Men

Mixed Doubles + The Death Hilarious – 6:40PM

It’s towners versus out of towners in this weird and wacky show featuring London-based Mixed Doubles and Welsh-bred The Death Hilarious. Expect to be pushed to the threshold of silly and dark as these two wonderfully polarised acts bring their oddball brand of humour to life.

Best New Act Competition - Show 3 – 6:40PM

Each year London Sketchfest searches for the hottest new and unsigned sketch comedy acts in the country. One of the most exciting shows of the festival the Best New Act competition brings 12 of the best new and unsigned acts together for an annual showcase of the best new comedy Britain has to offer.

Presenting: Omar & Lee, Jerks, Jon & Nath, Princes of Main

Rachel Parris + Shirley and Shirley – 9:00PM

Prepare for a double-bill that’ll blow you away featuring musical comedy maestro Rachel Parris and the supreme sketch duo Shirley & Shirley. Two acts at the top of their game bringing you perfectly honed observational comedy with mass appeal. A feast of a show for both your ears and your eyes.

Lazy Susan + Norris and Parker 9:00PM

A wild and surreal double-bill featuring two hotly tipped sketch sensations, Lazy Susan and Norris and Parker, in a blockbuster show that’s set to take the audience to strange and wonderfully funny destinations. These two sketch duos are going far and they’re ready to take you with them. You better pack some spare underwear!