You know what you're going to get with David O'Doherty -- lots of good gags and daft songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986. Now he's back with a brand-new show called You Have To Laugh.
His previous shows have been nominated for gongs at the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has appeared on everything from Live At The Apollo to 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Jamali Maddix: Vape Lord – 3 Nov 2018 – 'Hate Thy Neighbour' host Jamali Maddix's first-ever world tour — Vape Lord — is coming to the Hackney Empire in November
Quickly Kevin — The 90s Football Show – 7 to 8 Nov 2018 – Josh Widdicombe and Chris Scull will be resurrecting the Quickly Kevin 90s Football Show at Hackney Empire.
Aladdin — Panto at the Hackney Empire – 24 Nov 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – Join Aladdin in the magical land of Hackney, where he'll rub a magic lamp and get three wishes from a genie.
The League of Gentleman — Live Again! – 27 to 29 Sep 2018 – Spend a night with the League of Gentlemen in Royston Vasey, when their new stage show comes to London.
Tim Key — Megadate – 28 Sep 2018 – Tim Key, aka Sidekick Simon from Alan Partridge's Mid Morning Matters is doing some comedy stand-up at the Old Vic Theatre
Adam Kay: Secret Diary Of A Junior Doctor – 1 Oct 2018 – Adam Kay used to be a junior doctor, and he's written a book about his experiences called 'This Is Going To Hurt'.
Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt – 2, 3, 5 and 6 Oct 2018 – Adam Kay is coming to the Garrick Theatre with his book about his experiences as a junior doctor called 'This Is Going To Hurt'
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans