Loyal East Enders The Glorious Monster - who describe themselves as “subhuman sketch comedy that lives in a very special wood” will be following the festival, so you can still get a little slice of east London.

The alternative comedy festival will run for three days, showcasing 12 unsigned acts, which will flex their comedic muscles in front of a panel of industry judges.

London Sketchfest, The Cinema Museum, Elephant and Castle, May 1-3, various times, £14-£65, londonsketchfest.com.