London’s eight-week underground arts fest returns to Waterloo and the South Bank in January. Here’s a dozen picks to get started …
James McNicholas: The Boxer
The former Beasts sketch comic should have been a contender for the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy award with this tribute to his real-life boxing-champ grandad, Terry Downes. Brilliantly structured, with heartfelt laughs, it’s an hour that leaves you punchdrunk. McNicholas also tries out new material in a work-in-progress on 23 February.