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The best comedy clubs in south west London and Surrey

The best comedy clubs in south west London and Surrey

Fancy a giggle? Here’s some of the best venues on your doorstep…

Crack Comedy

Grey Horse, 46 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5EE

Looking for some brilliantly funny comedy? Look no further than The Crack Comedy (Kingston’s longest running comedy night), which brings a special guest comedian to host every week. Every Friday at Ram Jam Records, you are guaranteed lots of laughs, plus there’s some fabulous food available before the show.

Comedy Carnival Club

15-16 Lendal Terrace, Clapham Town SW4 7UX

Known as one of the funniest local gigs in the area, join this award-winning comedy club for its atmospheric Saturday night show. Hosted in a converted Victorian theatre right in the heart of Clapham, it boasts incredible line-ups including international comedians such as Jack Whitehall and Sara Pascoe.

Outside the Box Comedy Club

The Fighting Cocks Pub, 56 Old London Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames KT26QA

CornerHouse Theatre, 116 Douglas Road, Surbition KT6 7SB

The Station Pub, The Broadway, Stoneleigh KT172JA

Founded by comedian Maff Brown, Outside the Box strives to find the best circuit comics and brand-new talent for all of its venues. With three star-studded comedy club nights in Surrey and SW London, it is not just popular for recognisable faces, but it also encourages new starters to join the circuit too. So, who knows, you might catch the next biggest comic star!

Banana Cabaret

The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham SW12 9HD

Said to be one of the friendliest comedy clubs in the country, The Banana Cabaret has been providing weekend laughs in Balham for over three decades. One of London’s longest running, stand-up comedy clubs, it is located at the highly-respected unrivalled pub, The Bedford, which has a history stretching back to 1931. This intimate venue has hosted some favourite house-hold name comics, including Rob Brydon, Lee Evans and Jo Brand, but also a springboard for new and emerging artists too.

Kick Back Comedy Club

The Boiler Room, 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford GU1 4LS

Kick Back Comedy is a fun-loving club staging monthly shows consisting of four professional comedy performances and a resident MC to entertain all of its guests. It hosts some of the most interesting and very funny comedians in the country who will guarantee to have you in stitches all night long!

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy

Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking Surrey RH41SG

Dorking Halls has been serving the community for more than 85 years and is known for its fully equipped theatre and cinema, hosting everything from music to drama. But it is also an amazing comedy venue for its popular Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, which has been running for over a decade. It showcases an electric mix of comedic styles, from ‘satire to observational humour’.

Laugh Train Home Comedy Nights

The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens SW11 1DJ

Let’s face it, most Tuesday nights are dull, but not in Wandsworth with its great stand-up comedy. Hosted by Laugh Train Home that brings you fantastic live acts across south London, it is said to be one of London’s hottest stand-up comedy nights at the moment, with some of the most established comics, TV names and rising stars every week.

Comedy Above a Pub

The Willoughby Arms, 47 Willoughby Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6LN

The title really says it all – the finest stand-up comedy in a room above a well-loved award-winning pub. We say it is the perfect intimate setting for loads of laughs and a few drinks. Plus, the pub does great food. Win win! It is advised to contact the pub to hear about its latest comedy nights.

Rose Theatre

4 –26 High Street, Kingston Upon Thames KT1 1HL

While not exactly a club, don’t miss the top names in comedy that come to the Rose Theatre. As a world-class venue, it gets to host some of the biggest, highly-acclaimed comedy stars such as Russell Kane, Sandi Toksvig and John Bishop; to name just a few.

The New Victoria Theatre

The Ambassadors, The Peacocks Centre, Woking GU21 6GQ

Again, not a comedy club, but it still hosts some of the biggest names in the industry to guarantee lots of laugh and fun! The New Victoria Theatre’s main focus is first class drama, but this foremost venue still undoubtedly knows how to put on interesting, innovative and downright funny comedy in the south east of England. Rather than multi-bill night, it hosts long solo shows from some of the best stand-up acts, including Josh Widdicombe, Jack Dee and Jimmy Carr.

Harlequin Theatre

Warwick Road, Redhill RH1 1NN

Don’t let its size fool you. Even though it is a smaller, community club, this comedy venue has witnessed some of the most hilarious TV circuit and international comedians on the scene right now. On the last Friday of the month, Comedy Cottage takes over the Harlequin Theatre’s largest function room bringing you the hottest local comedians from the circuit.


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