Stand Up Round Up: Tim Key, Sam Simmons and Bake Off News

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Sam Simmons is back with his award-winning show

Sam Simmons is bringing 'Spaghetti For Breakfast' back to Soho Theatre, due to high demand, after the last run of shows sold out. The show won the Foster's award for Best Show this year in Edinburgh and there's lots of buzz about it. If you're into silly and surreal comedy, you'll love it.

Sara Pascoe has a new festive show

Sara Pascoe's Christmas Assembly will be on at the Battersea Arts Centre from today until 23rd December. According to the website, 'It’s a human-centered ceremony but gods are welcome (if they arrange their own seating)'.

James Acaster is performing his show in the West End

James Acaster's 'Represent' is on tonight at the Lyric Theatre. It was nominated for the Foster's award for Best Show in Edinburgh, recieved incredible reviews and has sold out a load of shows since. It'll be great!

Comedians are taking part in The Great Britist Bake Off for Sport Relief

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The Great British Bake Off is returning for a charity special, for Sport Relief. Comedians, such as Jason Manford, Jennifer SaundersAdrian Edmondson and Morgana Robinson have all signed up to take part, and Sarah Millican, Ed Byrne and Jennifer Saunders will each host an episode. Sadly, Nadiya won't be there.

Tim Key is doing a Christmas show

Fans of Key will be excited about this year's Christmas offering, 'Father Slutmas'. It's on at The Arts Theatre from Wednesday to Saturday and, according to the description, 'There'll be poems, sprouts, probably mulled wine, cloves, and other festive horseshit'. We can't wait.

The Grotto @ HoHo Theatre has lots of Christmas shows

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The pop-up comedy venue has a load of festive gigs, such as Laugh Out London's Big Christmas Weekend, featuring comedians such as John Kearns, Isy Suttie and Nish Kumar. Other gigs that are on include cult favourite The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS), a gig headlined by Tony Law, and This Is Your Trial, featuring Josie Long.

Merry Comedy-mas!