The best comedy shows in London this week

The next seven days of laughter in London

As the unofficial comedy capital of the world, London's comedy circuit doesn't take a break. There are stand-up shows seven days a week, from early evening through to the small hours. To help you plan your week of witticisms, here's a nifty calendar of regular comedy shows in London.

The best comedy shows in London this Monday

Happy Mondays Comedy

Every other Monday, this cheapo New Cross night welcomes some of the biggest names in British stand-up alongside club regulars and newbies. And it's only a fiver.

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Good Ship Comedy

Always cracking line-ups at this weekly, good value Kilburn comedy night. £4 in advance or £5 on the door – about the price of a London pint.

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The best comedy shows in London this Tuesday

The Cutting Edge

Long-running Tuesday night topical gig at the world famous Comedy Store. A rotating line-up of comics test their most up-to-date bits of material and play games alongside special guests.

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Comedy Cirque

New act and new material night at this circus-themed bar on Old Street. Comedy Cirque has a really intimate room, a friendly atmosphere and good variety line-ups.

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99 Club Leicester Square

The ace 99 Club gang run gigs in central London every single night of the week, but their Tuesday night show in Leicester Square is one of the best value. Tickets are under a tenner and the line-ups are always superb.

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The best comedy shows in London this Wednesday

Laugh Train Home

Wednesday night comedy in Battersea, with good quality line-ups for an £8 entry. Expect a mix of TV names alongside rising stars.

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The Comedy Store Players

Every Wednesday and Sunday, this long-running comedy improv team – featuring regulars including Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence and Neil Mullarkey – made up larks on the spot.

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The best comedy shows in London this Thursday

Always Be Comedy

Easily one of the best comedy gigs in the capital. James Gill books and MCs this Kennington pub gig, which boasts phenomenal line-ups and often big name special guests dropping by to try new material or warm-up tour shows.

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The best comedy shows in London this Friday

Angel Comedy Pro Night

Two clubs, round the corner from each other, both run by the same, friendly team. At a weekend Angel Comedy's two venues get long queues because, a) the line-ups are well worth catching, and b) they're free! Give a donation at the end if you enjoyed the show (you will).

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Up the Creek

This legendary Greenwich comedy club – now refurbished and more intimate than ever – hosts good quality circuit line-ups every Friday. Well, Saturday too, but the Fridays are a bit cheaper.

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99 Club Covent Garden

Looking for central London stand-up on a Friday night? 99 Club's Covent Garden venue's a safe bet. Always strong line-ups, reasonably priced, and a fun, party-vibe atmosphere.

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The best comedy shows in London this Saturday

Bearcat Comedy Club

This long-running club in Twickenham has played host to many of the biggest stars over the years, and the line-up's are as strong as ever.

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Covent Garden Comedy Club

You'll be in Heaven at this Saturday night comedy club… Heaven, the nightclub. All-pro circuit line-ups here, under the arches of Charing Cross (despite the name of the club).

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The best comedy shows in London this Sunday

Sunday Special

This relaxed, Sunday night gig at Greenwich's Up the Creek is excellent value and features some of the best line-ups in town. Expect household name stars (yes, really) alongside hand-picked open spots.

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bailey1988 Tastemaker

Knock2bag is great, with headliners like Sara Pascoe. It's a great place to discover new comedy talents. Be prepared for the weird and the wonderful. I did spend 10 minutes watching a man fall in love and marry an ironing board. A slightly odd experience for aSaturday night in London.

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Piccadilly Comedy Club - As featured in Time Out's Top 10 Comedy Club

This Friday & Saturday we have the excellent James Dowdeswell, Tom Lucy, Andy Storey and Michael Stranney.

Tickets just £10, though we are already sold out on Saturday

On Saturday, West End Comedy Club features Mock The Week regular  Nathan Caton, Tom Ward, Nigel Ng & MC Ben Clover.

Tickets £10, and we do have a few left.

Hope to see you there!

Naomi H

Also, tomo night and Thursday night, Naomi Hefters show CHAOS at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden. 9pm.  A few tickets left. Two 4 star reviews. "Pure filth and wildly funny" Views from the Gods.  

Trial E

This WEDNESDAY! Come to the hottest court in town. Trial & Error! is a debate, in the style of a courtroom trial, where you - the jury - decide the winner. EVERYONE has fun at the show, the audience loves getting involved and yelling at the 'experts', and the acts love the improv mixed with the good old fashioned arguing. 

Find us at Theatre Delicatessen, 119 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3DA.

Tickets are only a fiver. Why are you waiting? Don't you care about justice?!

Laughing Pod LDN

Check out Laughing Pod London we got a real mix of top comedy every weekend from our Brand New venue Grace Bar in Picadilly Circus.

This Weekend we have: 

Laughing Pod London Saturday Night- Headliner: Chris McGlade, 19:00

Supported by Jojo Georgiou, David Alfie Ward, Naomi Hefter, Billy Miles

Tickets: £10

Laughing Pod London Sunday Sessions Headliner: Joe Bromehead- 19.30

Supported by David Alfie Ward, Don Biswas, Toju

plus New Act Battle: Nick Hall, Robyn Perkins, Struan Logan

Tickets: £6

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Hosted by Pete Lloyd

Friday 7th November

8-10 comedy. Doors open at 7pm


All drinks £2 before 9pm

£5 entry – online booking

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