Today in London: Thursday 24 January 2013

Comedy Music

Serafina Steer

It’s Beer Can Appreciation Day, so that’s quite nice.

Though please drink responsibly, remember to recycle, and – while you’re at it – cast a sober eye over this half-comical, half-musical culture brew…

TODAY’S COMEDY CHOICES

Nish Kumar – Who Is Nish Kumar?, Soho Theatre, 24-26 Jan
Reprising a show that was very well-liked at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, king of comic self-deprecation Nish Kumar delves into the many aspects of who and what he is in front of a live audience. Details and tickets here.

The Horne Section, Invisible Dot, 24 Jan – 11Feb
ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award winning Alex Horne and his like-named brass Section seize several chances to ply in-utero routines they’ll potentially be doing for real as part of their imminent new Radio 4 series. Details and tickets here.

TODAY’S MUSIC CHOICES

Paul Banks, Koko, 24 Jan
Part-time Interpol man Paul Banks backs his succinctly-titled new solo LP ‘Banks’, as was released back in October, via a one-off London date. Details and tickets here.

Serafina Steer, St Leonard’s Church, 24 Jan (pictured)
Jarvis Cocker-approved folk chanteuse/harpist Serafina Steer and ‘special guests’ play in honour of Steer’s new record, ‘The Moths Are Real’, in the hallowed acoustics of Streatham’s St Leonard’s Church, the very same St Leonard’s Church in which part of the LP was taped. Details and tickets here.

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Posted: Wednesday January 16 2013