The Independent Recommends

THE MIGHTY BOOSH might have been conceived by a card-carrying Dadaist. The plot - which is merely an excuse for some delightfully daft routines - revolves around two zoo keepers: tetchy Howard Moon (Julian Barratt, right) and innocent abroad Vince Noir (Noel Fielding), who crash- land in the middle of an enchanted forest. This compellingly surreal show, which deservedly picked up the Perrier Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Festival this year, is like a meeting between Spike Milligan and Harry Hill at Salvador Dali's house.

Hen & Chickens Theatre, London N1 (0171-704 2001) 8pm

In the House, a monthly black comedy night, features some of the top names on the circuit, including the always-reliable Felix Dexter, and the accomplished Canadian, Russell Peters.

Comedy Store, London SW1 (0171-344 4444) 9pm