10 Best Shows in the UK on 05 - 07 May

Stay tuned for this weekend’s event forecast! It’s going to be pouring with some amazing shows that will keep you entertained every evening from Friday to Sunday. We've traveled throughout the UK to give you the best top-tier events from comedy shows to epic musicals. So make sure you take your pick and have a blast as it’ll be a busy weekend.

1. Omid Djalili - Schmuck for a Night in Birmingham, 05 May 2017

Enjoy a truly fun, smart, and engaging comedy show with the award winning actor and comedian Omid Djalili who is back for yet another nationwide tour. Well-known for his brilliantly bold stand-up performances, Djalili has undoubtedly won the stage once more with his show ‘Schmuck for a Night’. He is a master of accents and one of the most provocative and entertaining comedians in the world. His performances are a subtle mixture of mainstream jokes with a subversive twist that really flames up the audiences. Don’t miss this amazingly fun show at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.

2. David Baddiel in London, 05 May 2017

Join David Baddiel this Friday and witness a completely new kind of theatrical confessional monologue. My Family: Not the Sitcom is a blend of stand-up comedy and shockingly honest theatrical performance – an intimate overview of Baddiel’s family which he described as ‘a twisted love-letter to my parents.’

In this show, David Baddiel performs a constantly revealing disquisition about the lives of his parents, with an emphasis on dysfunctional relations and moral policing. Here’s your chance to be both amazed and offended at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

3. Stuart Goldsmith in Northampton, 05 May 2017

This Friday is most definitely dedicated to comedy shows. This time, the English stand-up comedian, actor, and street performer Stuart Goldsmith will take over the stage at the Royal and Derngate in Northampton. Get ready for a slick, clever, and hilarious show about deconstructing the concepts of everyday struggles, self-involvement, and the challenges of being a first-time parent. This is clearly a show that everyone can relate to on every level.

4. Kinky Boots! in London, 06 May 2017

This show is truly a cause for celebration! The glamourous Broadway musical Kinky Boots is inspired by true events and it tells the story of Charlie Price who inherited a struggling shoe factory from his father. Charlie pairs up with the burlesque cabaret performer and drag queen Lola and together they decide to produce a line of special high-heeled boots in order to save the business. This leads to a series of events where the two protagonists discover that they have a lot in common after all. Get your tickets now and don’t miss this highly acclaimed musical.

5. Stepping Out in London, 06 May 2017

The spectacular tap-dance musical Stepping Out was written by Richard Harris in 1984 and it has a long history of performances all across the UK. The play follows eight very different characters brought together by the same weekly tap dancing lessons held in a run-down North London church hall. The dance classes and the relationships between characters are the main focus of the story. The play was originally produced in the West End, London, and it received a series of awards including the Evening Standard Comedy of the Year. See this entertaining performance this Saturday at the Vaudeville Theatre in London.

6. Motown the Musical in London, 06 May 2017

Motown - The Beat of a Generation. The Soul of a Nation. This musical is a story based on the autobiography of Berry Gordy ‘To Be Loved: the Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown’ written in 1994. It features a marvellous total of 66 songs and it highlights the story about the founding of ‘Motown Record’ and Gordy’s relationships with famous artists such as Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, and Marvin Gaye. The production was nominated 4 times at the Tony Awards and in 2013, it won a Theatre World Award. It’s your chance to see it this Saturday at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London.

7. Carousel in London, 29 April 2017

Spin the Carousel through the dazzling atmosphere, swinging songs and glistering lights that will go straight to your heart. Witness this moving and uplifting love story that will melt your soul when Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan fall in love. Follow this overwhelmingly beautiful love story that will result in tragedy as a result of Billy's rebellious behaviour. Will faith give him a second chance to make everything right? See for yourself this Saturday as this vibrant, magic, and breath-taking show unfolds at the London Coliseum.

8. UK Meets US Comedy Jam in London, 07 May 2017

UK Meets US returns to the stage! This is the funniest and most entertaining annual sell-out show and it’s back in the UK. The gig pairs up 5 of the UK most acclaimed comedians with 2 of US finest, all topped up with an amazing performance by the R&B icon Lil Mo. If you want to have a blast and laugh your heart out, then make sure you won’t miss this hilarious show! So take your friends or your partner and be prepared for some fine comedy this Saturday at the Troxy.

9. Russell Kane in Cambridge, 07 May 2017

Russell’s show is truly a fantastic example of fast paced comical genius and well-crafted jokes that keep the audience continuously engaged. Russell Kane's new tour ‘Right Man, Wrong Age’ is a critically acclaimed stand-up emphasising all the important moments in life and Russell’s own experiences that many people can relate to. This hilarious show scoops-out all the key aspects of everyday life making it a brilliant comedy show that must be experienced by everyone who enjoys the audience interaction and hilarious anecdotes.

10 Micky Flanagan in Manchester, 07 May 2017

Micky Flanagan is one of the biggest comedians in the UK, nominated for a number of awards including the Best Breakthrough Act at the British Comedy Awards. Flanagan will be hitting the stage once more with his brand new stand-up ‘An' Another Fing’ this Saturday at the Manchester Arena. So make sure you don’t miss this great performer and all-round cockney funny-man for an evening to remember.