London Lite Thursday, 12 November 2009 41 IN&OUTTONIGHT LISTINGS Upper Street N1 (020 7354 9993). Tube: Highbury And Islington. Tonight 5pm-late, free HOT WUK AT THE BIG CHILL HOUSE Dancehall reggae, bashment and UK funky. Pentonville Road N1 (020 7427 2540). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. Tonight 8pm-1am, free HOUSE OF THE RISING FUNK AT ZEN SAI DJ Claudio spins reggae and soul. Inverness Street NW1 (020 7424 9527). Tonight 10pm-2am, phone for prices KINGS OF HOUSE AT AQUUM BAR Soul and uplifting house. Clapham High Street SW4 (020 7627 2726). Tonight phone for availability KINKY FUNK AT THE WHITEHOUSE, LOOP LOUNGE Funky and uplifting house and old-school garage. Clapham Park Road SW4 (020 7498 3388). Tube: Clapham Common. Tonight 9pm-3am, 10, guestlist 8, adv 7 KIT KAT KABARET AT CELLAR DOOR A mash-up everything from Big Spender to Smells Like Teen Spirit. Aldwych WC2 (020 7240 8848). Tube/BR: Charing Cross, Temple. Tonight phone for availability LADIES NIGHT FOXXY AT YATESS Simon Faulkner spins hip hop, R&B, indie, rock retro and funk. Leicester Square WC2 (020 7839 7967). Tube: Leicester Square. Tonight 9pm-late, phone for prices LATIN KRAZY AT SALSA! Salsa, merengue, bachata and reggaeton. Charing Cross Road WC2 (020 7379 3277). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Tonight 7.30pm-late, 4, free before 9pm MELTING POT AT THREE BLIND MICE Soulsa DJs play Latin, soul, funk, disco and house. Ravey Street EC2 (020 7739 7746). Tube/BR: Old Street. Tonight 7pm- 11pm, free MOORED IN MIAMI & NOT NIGHT AT THE QUEEN OF HOXTON Hip hop, dubstep and electro club night, plus a mix of live events from Burlesque to spoken word. Curtain Road EC2 (020 7422 0958). Tonight 8pm-2am, 5, free before 9pm ONEONETWO TO ONETWOFOUR BBE AT SOSHO Brazilian, 1970s funk, jazz, hip hop, soul, garage, disco and techno from the DJ collective and resident Ben Chapman. Tabernacle Street EC2 (020 7920 0701). Tube/Rail: Old Street. Tonight 7pm-1am, free OUT OF OUR TREE AT BUFFALO BAR Sweet But Deadly DJs spin punk, pop and rock. Plus live performances from The Notorious Hi-Fi Killers, The Screenbeats, Phenominal Cat and Stash. Upper Street N1 (020 7359 6191). Tube/Rail: Highbury And Islington. Tonight phone for availability POP GOES THE WEASEL AT MARKET PLACE W1 Classic pop and rock. Market Place W1 (020 7079 2020). Tube: Oxford Circus. Tonight 8pm-1am, free RAK QUEEN AT THE STAR OF BETHNAL GREEN Rock, pop and electro. Bethnal Green Road E2 (020 7729 0167). Tube: Bethnal Green. Tonight 8pm-2am, free RETRO GROOVES AT BABBLE 70s, 80s and 90s classics. Berkeley Square W1 (020 7758 8255). Tube: Green Park. Tonight phone for availability RETROSEXUAL AT KU BAR Tasty Tim spins 80s music. Lisle Street WC2 (020 7437 4303). Tube: Leicester Square. Tonight 10pm-3am, phone for prices RETRO AT PARKER McMILLAN Retro 1980s tunes. Chiswell Street EC1 (020 7256 5883). Tube/Rail: Barbican. Tonight phone for availability RUMBA THURSDAY AT BAR RUMBA Hip hop, soul, rare groove, funk and dancehall. Shaftesbury Avenue W1 (020 7287 2715). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tonight 9pm-3.30am, 10, adv 5 SALSA WITH GERALDO & MAGDALEINA AT FIESTA HAVANA Salsa, plus dance classes. Fulham Road SW6 (020 7381 5005). Tube: Fulham Broadway. Tonight 8pm, intermediate, advanced, 4, free before 10pm SMASH & GRAB AT PROUD Indie and electro. The Horse Hospital, Chalk Farm Road NW1 (020 7482 3867). Tube: Camden Town. Tonight 7.30pm-2am, 8, 4 before 10pm SOCIALIZE AT THE ELUSIVE CAMEL Soul, funky house and rare groove. Gillingham Street SW1 (020 7233 9004). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Tonight 7pm-11.30pm, free SOUNDS OF SOHO AT BAR SOHO Dance, house, chart and pop. Old Compton Street W1 (020 7439 0439). Tube: Leicester Square. Tonight 7pm-late, phone for prices SOUL JAZZ RECORDS AT CAFE OTO Gilles Peterson spins soul and jazz. With percussion from Steve Reid. Ashwin Street E8 (020 7923 1231). BRl: Dalston Kingsland. Tonight 8pm-late, 8 SPREADLUV PRESENTS FLOW AT THE WESTBURY Soul, funk, hip hop and reggae. Kilburn High Road NW6 (020 7625 7500). Tube: Kilburn Park. Tonight 8pm-1am, free STARTING YOUR WEEKEND EARLY! AT APT Sance and party classics. Queen Street EC4 (020 7618 9020). Tube: Mansion House. Tonight phone for availability SYNCOPATION AT 101 BAR Residents spin soul, funk and house. New Oxford Street WC1 (020 7379 3112). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Today 4pm-3am, free TEENAGE KICKS AT THE ROXY Indie and rock tracks. Rathbone Place W1 (020 7255 1098). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Tonight 10pm-3am, 5, w/flyer 4, NUS/w/flyer 3 before 11pm THANK GOD ITS THURSDAY AT RUBY BLUE Commercial chart and R&B. Leicester Place WC2 (020 7287 8050). Tube: Leicester Square. Tonight 5pm-3am, phone for times THROWDOWN AT PLAN B Hip hop, plus live breakdancing. Brixton Road SW9 (0870 116 5421). Tube/BR: Brixton. Tonight 8pm-2am, 5, NUS 4 CLUB TROPICANA AT THE WORSHIP Retro 80s disco anthems night. Triton Court, Finsbury Square EC2 (020 7330 0929). Tube/BR: Moorgate. Tonight 7pm-late, free TUCK SHOP AT THE BOOGALOO Resident DJs spin doo wop and rhythmnblues. Archway Road N6 (020 8340 2928). Tube: Highgate. Tonight 8pm-late, phone for prices THE WEEKEND WARMUP AT ESCAPE SOHO DJ Andrew Elmore spins chart and dance. Brewer Street W1 (07833 327002). Tonight 8pm-am, free YOYO AT NOTTING HILL ARTS CLUB Soul, hip hop and drumnbass from resident DJs. Notting Hill Gate W11 (020 7460 4459). Tube: Notting Hill Gate Tonight 7pm-2am, 7, 5 before 11pm COMEDY LOWDOWN AT THE ALBANY Great Portland Street, W1 (020 7387 5706). Tube: Regents Park/Great Portland Street/Warren Street Shirley & Shirley: The Shirley & Shirley Show. The female sketch comedy duo perform character comedy and stand-up. Tonight 8pm, 8, concs 7 THE ALBANY Douglas Way, SE8 (020 8692 4446). Rail: Deptford/New Cross Synergetic. With Maxwell Golden and Rob Broderick. Tonight 8pm, 5 APOLLO THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0870 890 1101). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Dylan Moran: What It Is. Dry humour from the star of Black Books. Tonight 8pm, 20-35, concs available, Premium Seats 65 CANAL CAFE THEATRE Delamere Terrace, W2 (020 7289 6054). Tube: Warwick Avenue Kiosk Of Champions 2: Kiosk Of Champions!. Richard Sandling and Stuart Goldsmith sequelise their award-winning 2008 variety show. Tonight 7.30pm, 5 Newsrevue. Topical sketches and songs. Tonight 9.30pm, 9.50, concs 7.50 Newsrevue. Topical sketches and songs. Tonight 9.30pm, 9.50, concs 7.50 CARAMEL BAR Kentish Town Road, NW5 (07932 338203). Monkey Business. With Gemma Leader, Marysia, Sarah Marie Love, Francis Foster, Mark Davison, Max Dowler, James Walley, Davey Liddle, Janine French and Sassy Clyde. Tonight 8.45pm, 6.50, concs/mems 5 COMEDY CAFE Rivington Street, EC2 (020 7739 5706). Tube/Rail: Old Street Best In Stand Up. With John Robbins, Tommy Campbell, Tony Dunn and Paul Sinha. Tonight 9pm, 8 THE COMEDY PUB Oxendon Street, SW1 (020 7839 7261). Tube: Leicester Square Comedy Manifesto. Satirical news panel show with panelists Meryl ORourke, Rik Moore, David Mulholland and host Kate Smurthwaite. Tonight 8.30pm, 7 COMEDY STORE Oxendon Street, SW1 (020 7930 2967). Tube: Piccadilly Circus The Best In Stand Up. With Rob Rouse, Mike Wilmot, Jeff Innocent, Michael Fabbri and Alistair Barrie, with open spots. Tonight 8pm, 16 & 18 The Best In Stand Up. Rob Rouse, Mike Wilmot, Jeff Innocent and Alistair Barrie, with open spots. Tonight midnight, 13 THE CORNER STORE Wellington Street, WC2 (0870 446 0616). Tube: Covent Garden The Funny Side...Of Covent Garden. With Eddy Brimson, Pete Jonas, Steve Best and compere, Cameron Blair. Tonight 8pm, 12.50 THE DISTILLERS ARMS Fulham Palace Road, W6 (020 8748 2834). Tube: Hammersmith/ Barons Court Fabulous Comedy Club. Stand-up comedy session. Tonight 7.30pm, free THEFYMFYGBAR.COM Cambridge Heath Road, E2 (020 7613 1057). Tube: Bethnal Green Random Thursdays At The FymFygBar.Com. With Greg Burns, Dan Evans, Christian Steel/Jerry Howell. Tonight 8pm, 12 HMV APOLLO Queen Caroline Street, W6 (0844 844 4748). Tube: Hammersmith LIVEstock 2009. Stand-up from Chris Addison, Stephen K Amos, Dan Antopolski, Marcus Brigstocke, Adam Buxton, Russell Howard, Stephen Merchant, Francesca Martinez, Lucy Porter, Mark Watson, with music from Razorlight. Tonight 7pm, 25-45 HEN AND CHICKENS St Pauls Road, N1 (020 7704 2001). Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington Danielle Ward Lies. Writer Ward performs her new stand-up show. Tonight 9.30pm, 7.50 THE HOB Devonshire Road, SE23 (020 7639 5590). Rail: Forest Hill Gas & Hot Air. Hour-long show about pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood, performed by new mums Helen Rutter and Natasha Joseph. Today 2pm, 6 Gas & Hot Air. Hour-long show about pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood, performed by new mums Helen Rutter and Natasha Joseph. Today 2pm, 6 THE CAMDEN HEAD Camden High Street, NW1 (020 7485 4019). Rail: Camden Road; Tube: Camden Town Tom Basden. MC Nathan Penlington introduces stand up from Tom Basden of four-man sketch group Cowards with support from Sara Pascoe, Helen Keen and Tom Meeten. Tonight 7.30pm, 8 MILLFIELD ARTS CENTRE Silver Street, N18 (020 8807 6680). Rail: Silver Street Shazia Mirza: A Portrait Of Shazia Mirza. BBC regular and New Statesman columnist award winner. Tonight 8pm, 14, concs 12 THE OLD QUEENS HEAD Essex Road, N1 (020 7354 9993). Tube: Angel/Highbury & Islington Comedy Gold. Stand-up from writer and comic Robin Ince, plus Josie Long, Gavin Osbourne, Rich Herring and Alexis Dubois. Tonight 7pm, 12, concs 8 ROYAL VAUXHALL TAVERN Kennington Lane, SE11 (020 7820 1222). Tube/Rail: Vauxhall Zoe Lyons: Miss Machismo. Sharp comedy from the award-winning stand-up. Tonight 8.30pm, 6 SLUG & LETTUCE Islington Green, N1 (07957 681301). Tube: Angel Laughing Boy Comedy Club. Featuring Mike Wilmot, Dwane Perkins, Pippa Evans and MC Carl Donnelly. Tonight 8pm, 10, concs 8 SOHO THEATRE Dean Street, W1 (020 7478 0100). Tube: Tottenham Court Road Comedy Club 4 Kids. James Campbell returns with his stand-up act primarily aimed at children over the age of six. Today 1pm, 10, family 30 Reginald D Hunter: The Only Apple In The Garden Of Eden And Niggas. The controversial comedian and regular guest on Have I Got News For You and QI performs his latest stand- up show on race and other such topics. Tonight 9.30pm, 10-17.50, concs 12.50 & 15 THE SPECTATOR Little Britain, EC1 (0870 446 0616). Tube: St Pauls The Funny Side...Of The City. Featuring Pete Jonas, Steve Best, Eddy Brimson and compere, Craig Murray. Tonight 7.30pm, 12.50 STORM Leicester Square, WC2 (07760 488119). Tube: Leicester Square 99 Club Leicester Square. Featuring Brett Goldstein, Andi Osho, Addy Van Der Borgh and Chris Martin. Tonight 8.30pm-10.30pm, 16, adv 8 TRISTAN BATES THEATRE, THE ACTORS CENTRE Tower Street, WC2 (020 7240 6283). Tube: Leicester Square Kevin Tomlinson: Seven Ages. A light-hearted comedy show based on Shakespeares idea that we go through seven stages in life. Tonight 7.30pm, 10, concs 8 UP THE CREEK Creek Road, SE10 (020 8858 4581). DLR: Cutty Sark For Maritime Greenwich; Rail: Greenwich Up The Creek. Featuring Christian Ancliff, Mark Restuccia, Chris Mayo, plus from MC Gary Colman. Tonight phone for times, 10 WALKABOUT, PUTNEY Putney High Street, SW15 (020 8789 8560). Tube: Putney Bridge The Comedy Tree. Stand-up, writer and presenter Steve N Allen introduces material from Carey Marx, Victor Daniels and Erich McElroy. Tonight 8.30pm, 4-15 BBC Comedy Presents Xmas Extravaganza THE line-up for this Christmas cracker is still to be announced, but last year had French & Saunders, Vic and Bob, Lenny Henry, Noel Fielding, Frankie Boyle, Alistair McGowan, Mathew Horne and James Corden. What are you waiting for? 7 Dec, Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon St WC1 (020 7388 8822, thebloomsbury.com), 8pm, 7. Tube: Euston BOOKING NOW Hat Clubs 5th Birthday HAT CLUBS 5th birthday party has nabbed the finest residents and guest DJs to celebrate. Filthy Rich, right, headlines, blending tough funk and tech house, while resident DJs Roo, Vince Frimpong and Damien Stone pump it up for the punters. 21 Nov, Hat Club at Pacha, Terminus Place SW1 (08453 714 489, pachalondon.co.uk), 10pm, 15. Tube: Victoria BOOKING NOW PROUD CABARETProud Galleries, Camden, NW1 win tickets WERE giving away two pairs of tickets to Proud Cabaret, right, at Proud Galleries, that opens today. 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