From the best of Edinburgh to brand new shows, we've rounded up a whole bunch.
Unarguable, definitive, and irrefutably indisputable.
Andy Zaltzman – anchor of the recently-reborn global-hit satirical podcast, The Bugle – gives his verdict on a year that will go down in history. As indeed, do all years. But 2018 will be written in unusually fluorescent ink, flecked with furious spittlings, and in the cranky handwriting of a volcanically stroppy planet.
Zaltzman, a Soho Theatre regular, Radio 4 irregular, and veteran of all 12 months of 2018, will attempt to bag and label an action-packed year in which the world – Britain and non-Britain alike – has barked furiously at its own reflection, punched itself angrily in the face, and taken several long, hard, tearful baths with itself.
'Fiendishly sharp satirist.'