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Special Events

Tickets £12

The Noise Next Door present…

An evening of improvised anarchy with the biggest names in comedy. See your favourite stand-up stars dive into a world of ludicrous characters, witty one liners and explosive physicality with the comedy circuit’s favourite improv group, as seen on BBC One and ITV1. Every show is totally unique and full to the brim with once-in-a-lifetime comedy curiosities.

After five sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and regular shows around the country The Comedy Lock-In is becoming the must see show for comedy fans nationwide.

The Guests

December 19th: Shappi Khorsandi and Ivo Graham

Shappi Khorsandi needs no introduction… Comedian, author, cultural phenomenon and jungle victim on ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’.

Ivo Graham is the comedy genius taking over TV everywhere you look. ‘Mock The Week’, ‘Live At the Apollo’, ‘Russel Howard’s Stand Up Central’… You name it. He’s been on it.

Tickets Standard £50

Want to start 2020 with a smile on your face? Then our 9.30pm show is the place to be. We'll take you right up to Big Ben's bongs and beyond with great stand up followed by DJ's and a dance floor 'til late. This really is a New Year's like no other!

2nd show - Doors 8.30pm, show 9.30pm, ends at 11.45pm - DJ until 2am.

Standard seating £50 (Earlybird £49)

Premium seating & Front row £65

Line up - Stephen Grant, Paul Thorne, Sarah Keyworth, Steve Gribbin and Ninia Benjamin.

Please note premium and standard seats are un-allocated. 1st come, 1st served.

To see the location of premium seats, click the seating plan below. For details of our earlier 6pm performance, click here.


Tickets Standard £30

The Comedy Store NYE party is now bigger and better than ever. Already got midnight plans? Kick off your evening the right way with our 6pm show and put a spring in your step for the night ahead.

1st show - Doors 5pm, show 6pm, show ends at 8pm.

Standard £30 (Earlybird £25)

Premium seating £40

Line Up: Stephen Grant, Paul Thorne, Sarah Keyworth, Steve Gribbin and Ninia Benjamin

Please note premium and standard seats are un-allocated. 1st come, 1st served.


To see the location of premium seats, click the seating plan below. For details of our later 9.30pm show, click here 


Tickets £250

Mike Gunn at The Comedy Store

You hear it all the time……that you’re the funniest one in the office, the life of the party, that you should be a stand-up comic. Well now The Comedy Store is giving you a unique opportunity to become just that.

Starting in January, our Beginners’ Comedy Courses take participants on a journey from social joker to The Comedy Store stage in just 7 weeks. Students will learn how to deliver precision punchlines, engage audiences and strike down hecklers like a true professional. Your teacher and mentor on this journey will be circuit veteran and 'Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow' alumni Mike Gunn, who has seen it all in his 20+ years as a stand up. With his vast stage experience, Mike will be able to help students hone their timing, perfect their mic techniques and teach the secrets of constructing hilarious jokes and stories.

The course ends with a showcase at The Comedy Store, open to the public, where each student performs five minutes in front of a live audience. Students will be given a number of tickets to the final event which they can give to family and friends, or even sell to raise funds for their future comedy adventures.

So what are you waiting for? This could be the gift that nudges someone towards comic stardom!


Course Timings

Course A – SOLD OUT

January 12th - 11.30am - 1.30pm

January 19th - 11.30am - 1.30pm

January 26th - 11.30am - 1.30pm

February 2nd - 11.30am - 1.30pm

February 9th - 11.30am - 1.30pm

February 16th- 11.30am - 1.30pm


Course B – SOLD OUT

January 12th - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

January 19th - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

January 26th - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

February 2nd - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

February 9th - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

February 16th- 2:30pm - 4:30pm


Course A Live final showcase February 23rd- 1:30pm – 5:30pm

Course B Live final showcase March 1st - 1:30pm – 5:30pm


Don't just take our word for it. Here's some feedback from a few of our graduates...

"This year I took part in Mike Gunn’s Beginner’s Comedy Course at the Comedy Store, London and it was genuinely one of the best experiences I’ve had. Mike gets you up on stage and performing straight away which might sound daunting but there really is no better way to get going. You start with basic skills and techniques (which seem simple when you know them but could take a long time to work out on your own) and build up to writing and performing your own material. Mike creates a very supportive environment that allows you to try things out and gives detailed, constructive feedback to help you craft your 5 minute set.

If stand-up is something you’ve always fancied having a go at, I can’t think of a better way to start than with such an awesome a teacher as Mike."

- Emma Mean

"Just completed Mike Gunn’s comedy class. What an amazing experience! During the six week course at the world famous comedy store Mike showed us how to structure and then deliver the perfect set. An incredible experience working with the funniest comedian in the business, highly recommended"

- Coby Bull

"This is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. Genuinely life-changing. Mike is such a fantastic teacher. He gives completely honest feedback, but in a way that you really appreciate. Take everything he says on board, and you’ll definitely improve. On a practical level, Mike also teaches you the vital stuff to knock out the bad habits you could spend years not knowing you were doing.

I feel like a different person after this experience. It changes your mindset. I’ve met some amazing people and achieved something really special. Performing in The Comedy Store is such an honour, and something I’ll never forget. Don’t listen to the naysayers... Comedy can definitely be taught, and Mike’s the guy to teach it! Thanks for everything, Mike. I’ll take your lessons with me, and try not to let you down in public now!"

- Jen Smith

"Worth every penny and then some... if you're going to do a Comedy Course do it at the heart of UK's Stand-Up scene...the Iconic Comedy Store with Mike Gunn. The entire staff team were so kind n supportive throughout my time there.

Mike is a subtle genius and a Master of Stand-up, who took 11 "Average" people and turned us all into Stand-up Artists in 6 weeks. All his tips and advice paid off in the Final Showcase as we played to a nearly packed audience 😱, but the feedback from my hardcore freinds /family, was thrilling coz they don't give praise easily. An added bonus, Mike MC'd the Show and his entire performance was a privellige to watch AND an Education in exactly how Stand-up is done. If you can, then learn from the best...i feel like I've Thrown myself i in at the deep end but i definitely left the Comedy Store feeling ready to go for it on the Comedy Scene, thanks to Mike Gunn and the lovely staff at the Comedy Store !!!"

- Indi Madray

"I’ve just finished Mike’s Beginners Comedy Course. It was fantastic, to go from having less than no clue to performing to over 170 people at the Comedy Store was an experience I will never forget. Naturally nervous at the start, Mike throws you straight in so that being on stage becomes second nature. After a number of exercises over the first couple of weeks you quickly progress to doing your own material. For me this was where Mike’s experience really shone. Swap this word for this, switch the order around like this etc made all the difference when it came to our performances.

Listening to his feedback to the others on the course was as valuable as my direct feedback. Since the performance I’ve had numerous comments saying the standard was way better than people expected and actually better than some comedy people have paid to see. Yes, we all put some effort in but really this is testament to Mike.

I had no interest in pursuing comedy after the course but did it as I felt it would be a great thing to have done and for personal development. It was so good I might just brave the stage again. On top of that I have also made some lovely new friends. I couldn’t recommend the course more, no matter your motivations. I also think it represents amazing value for money. And if the course isn’t for you make sure you go and see Mike live. He is a very funny man.

Thank you Mike."

- Rupert Cade

Tickets £18

Join us for a night of belly laugh comedy hosted by Felicity Ward, at the third annual, Stand Up Against Homelessness fundraiser for Together in Barnet. Together in Barnet unites faith communities in volunteering their time to help those in crisis by providing a night shelter that runs throughout the winter months in churches, synagogues and mosques in Barnet. The shelter provides dinner, bed and breakfast to rough sleepers and one guest fed back that their time spent at the Christmas shelter was the "best Christmas I have had in 25 years.” 

Jan 13th - Felicity Ward, Stewart Lee, Suzi Ruffell, Jen Brister, Jess Fostekew, Mark Watson, Nish Kumar and Phil Wang

Line ups subject to change, and still some acts to be announced. 

Doors open from 6pm – Happy Hour at the bar 6pm – 7pm


Tickets £28 Standard / £35 Premium

Due to popular demand our comedy evening is back for a fifth year on Monday 3rd February!  

Hosted by Adam Hills with Alasdair Beckett-King, Charlie Baker, Tom Davies, Wendy Watson and more acts to be announced.

Have a great night out and help children with brain injury http://thechildrenstrust.org.uk  

Tickets £20

Another huge comedy gala to raise money for The Lily Foundation on February 10th. 

Line Up: TBC

Found out more about the charity here: https://www.thelilyfoundation.org.uk/


Rethink Comedy

17 Feb 2020

Tickets £35 / £25

Rethink Comedy returns to The Comedy Store once again hosted by our friend and ambassador Russell Kane. It will be a night of laughs, jokes and raising awareness of mental health. Funds go to Rethink Mental Illness to support people living with mental illness who need our help. 

with MC Russell Kane,  Rosie Jones, Marlon Davis and Jon Richardson with more acts to be announced. 

Read more about the charity here www.rethink.org

Tickets £300

Are you a fan of improv? Have you ever dreamed of performing it yourself? We're offering you a unique chance to learn improvisation from the longest running improvisation team in the world. The Comedy Store Improv Masterclass is a 6 week course taught by The Players themselves, at the iconic venue that they call their home.


Suitable for all experience levels, from beginners to old hands, you’ll learn all the skills vital to improvisation such as listening, thinking on your feet, working with others and being creative in the moment. You’ll also work on the very games that make up the The Players’ hilarious show and on the 7th week, join other students in putting on your own improvised show on the world famous Comedy Store Stage. Students will be given a number of free tickets to this performance which they can give away or sell to friends and family to cover some of the course costs!


You'll also get two tickets to a Sunday evening Comedy Store Players show, to see the team in action.

So don’t miss this rare chance to learn improv from some of the very best in the business. Places are £300 and are on sale now.



Course Timings


March 8th – 3pm – 5pm

March 15th - 3pm – 5pm

March 22nd - 3pm – 5pm

March 29th - 3pm – 5pm

April 5th - 3pm – 5pm

April 19th - 3pm – 5pm


Live final showcase – April 26th – 3pm – 5pm

Just 20 places available on this course.

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