Comedy - stand-up comedy - is certainly a growth area in terms of London nightlife. The prospect of heavy drinking and heavy heckling has proved an appetising cocktail for Londoners ever since the Comedy store opened its doors back in the late seventies.
Ever since, several venues have been set up to capitalise on the trend, and an increasing number of pubs host a regular comedy night each week. The following venues are at the very forefront of this exciting movement:
The Comedy Store - the spiritual home of stand-up - is where it all began over more than two decades ago, when the club was located in its original venue... more »
Along with The Comedy Store, the Jongleurs Battersea sets the standards in stand up, and its programme is varied and interesting. A variety of stand up and more unusual acts... more »
A purpose built club, this North London venue offers a similar fare to its sister in Battersea. A variety of stand up and more unusual acts grace the stage. The... more »
A bit of a trek out of the city centre, this outrageous club is a firm favourite with the LondonOnline team. If you like your stand up comedy in a... more »