London

Bucks. Richmond Somewhere West End
E8 EC2
N1 N4 N7 NW3 NW10
SE10 SW2
W2 W11

Bucks.

David Pibworth


Performer
E-Mail: twspib@globalnet.co.uk
Telephone/Fax 01234 240793
Address: Office: The Workshop, Clickers Yard, Olney, Bucks., MK46 5DX

Comedy performer/after dinner speaker. Not politically correct. Also writes for BBC radio on occasion. Especially vitriolic when talking about MP's of any party.

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E8

Noel James


Performer
Website Noel James' Parallel Universe
Telephone/Fax 0171 254 3058
Address: Basement Flat, 59 Richmond Road, Hackney, London, E8 3AA

"My name is in fact Noel Wynn James, but I don't pronouce the in fact...". These are the first words of in fact Noel's act - an act which confounds even his closest psychotic hangers-on. Surreal, bizarre, absurd, intelligent, and yet somehow strangely attractive.

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EC2

Comedy Cafe


Comedy Club
E-Mail: comedycafe@btinternet.co.uk
Telephone: 0207 739 5706
Fax: 0207 256 1242
Address: Comedy Cafe, 66-69 Rivington Street, London, EC2 3AY

The Comedy Cafe - home to the stars... Brilliantly funny and cold beer at the right price. The best purpose built club in London.

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N1

The Meccano Club


Comedy Club
Address: Finnegan's Wake, 2 Essex Road, London, N1

Small, intimate, well established comedy club. Great bills every Friday and Saturday. 6/5 - concessions available with ID. Food available. Sorry, no wheelchair access.

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N4

David Keay


Performer
E-Mail: slupianek@hotmail.com
Telephone: 0171 288 0540
Mobile: 0411 079 411
Address: Flat 1, 71 Wilberforce Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 2SP

Established Scottish stand-up. Veteran of 3 Edinburgh Festivals, including "The Best of Scottish Comedy" and "The Best of So You Think You're Funny?" at the Gilded Balloon.

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N7

The Red Rose Comedy Club


Comedy Club
E-Mail: Dembonet@aol.com
Web Site URL: http://www.redrosecomedy.co.uk/
Phone: 0171 281 3051
Fax: 0171 274 0812
Address: 129 Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London, N7

Resident compere Ivor Dembina reopened north London's favourite comedy venue in September 1998. A Saturday night 200 capacity space with perfect lights and sound, the Old Rosie has a deserved reputation for high quality entertainment and a low admission price, all accompanied by pub priced drinks and a late bar until 1am. Recommended by the Guardian in their issue of 1st October 1998. The bills consist of well-established circuit acts. Sorry, no open spots.

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NW3

Hampstead Comedy Club


Comedy Club
E-Mail: Dembonet@aol.com
Phone: 0171 633 9539
Fax: 0171 274 0812
Address: The Washington, Englands Lane, Belsize Park, London, NW3

Proud of its no frills policy of "pack 'em in, make 'em laugh and chuck 'em out", the popularity of this venue with performers and promoters alike stems from the mixture of high quality acts, low admission charges and pub price alcohol. Always packed. Probably the best small venue in North London. 100 capacity. No open spots. Saturday nights only. Ticket reservation strongly advised.

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NW10

You Must Be Joking


Comedy Club
E-Mail: Nick21359@aol.com
Telephone: 0181 346 7547
Address:The Sindrome, beside The Spotted Dog, 38 Willesden High Road, London, NW10

A new comedy club every Thursday night. Top acts every week. Late bar. 300 capacity. 6.50, 5 concs and nurses.

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SE10

Max Leonard


Performer
E-Mail: ian@deepen.demon.co.uk
Phone:0860 295888
Fax: 0181 691 4311
Web Site URL: http://www.deepen.demon.co.uk/
Address: Greenwich, London, SE10 8PD

New-age one-liner puns. No, I don't look like Rik Mayall, despite what drunk women seem to think!

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Somewhere

Joel Sanders


Performer
E-Mail: joel-s@dircon.co.uk
Telephone 0181 421 1141

A stand up comedian with extensive live experience across the UK, USA and Canada.

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The Funjabis


Performer
E-Mail: sody@funjabis.com
Mobile: 0797 954 3135
Website: http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/Stage/9731/

The Funjabis are an Anglo-Asian comedy group that use sketches and stand-up to take a refreshing look at Asian culture in the UK.

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Andy McConnell


Performer
E-Mail: andymcconnell@hotmail.com
Telephone 0961 104227

"an absurdist comic with a satirical eye for popular culture" - London Evening Standard.

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Screaming Stephen


Performer
E-Mail: riceys@screamings.freeserve.co.uk
This chap doesn't have anything to say for himself apart from his e-mail and name, and where he is.... 'tess

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Ruth Hine


Performer
E-Mail: hine@btinternet.com
Phone: 0467 825 133
Web Site URL: http://www.btinternet.com/~ruth.hine

Funny. Woman. Scouser. 'nuff said.

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SW2

Brixton Comedy Club


Comedy Club
E-Mail: Dembonet@aol.com
Phone: 0171 633 9539
Fax: 0171 274 0812
Address: The Hobgoblin, Effra Road, Brixton, London, SW2

Comedy venues in Brixton come and go all the time, but here's one that's actually lasted. The reasons - great venue, great shows and great value. Every Sunday night, three leading acts from the comedy circuit plus a compere. At 5, the best Sunday night comedy show in London at one of the best venues south of the river.

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W2

Some Monday's Do 'Ave 'Em


Comedy Club
Bookings: 0171 289 6054
Address: The Canal Cafe Theatre, The Bridge House, Delamere Terrace, London, W2

This new club (starting Monday 16th November 1998 at 8pm, price 5) promises to bring you the best in new and established stand up comedy. Situated in a cosy and intimate venue with drinks at pub prices.

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W11

Earl Okin


Performer
E-Mail: spats@spats.demon.co.uk
Web Site URL: http://www.spats.demon.co.uk/
Telephone: 0171 727 6375
Address: c/o Spats Music Ltd., 248 Portobello Road, London, W11 1LL

Ultra-experienced comedy with music (mainly Jazz) performer. London circuit since 1981, TV and one-man shows given all around the world. The most performed artist ever at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Also Jazz singer/pianist/guitarist and singer/songwriter. Despoiler of women. Liar.

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Richmond

Laughing Horse Comedy Club


Comedy Club
E-Mail: Laughing_horse@hotmail.com
Web Site URL: http://zap.to/comedy
Telephone: 0469 584 881
Address: The Black Horse, Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey

Stand-up comedy every Tuesday Night at The Black Horse, just outside Richmond - bringing you the best in New Comic talent as well as experienced acts. 4.50 on the door, or book in advance via the website for 3.00. Doors open 7.30, show 8.30.

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West End

The Comedy Store


Comedy Club
E-Mail: priestes@pavilion.co.uk
Web Site URL: http://www.priestess.co.uk/comedystore/
Official Site: http://www.thecomedystore.co.uk
Address: 1a Oxendon Street, London, SW1Y 4EE

NB - The e-mail contact and website are not official! Official site is at www.thecomedystore.co.uk

"Comedy's unofficial National Theatre", as The Guardian once put it. The first comedy venue in Britain, and still one of the top clubs in the country for both stand-up and impro. Piccadilly Circus tube. Show Information 01426 914433.

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