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Comedy StoreThe Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds in creating an intimacy between comic and audience. Best of all, its central London location gives it a wonderfully mixed crowd. The country's first full-time comedy club, the venue still claims to hold this title. It can also be credited with discovering a host of alternative comedians throughout the 80s, all of these are now household names. Paul Merton, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmonson, Eddie Izzard, Steve Coogan, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Keith Allen, Clive Anderson and Ben Elton all started out in this small West End joint. The club's growing prestige even attracted US attention - Robin Williams was known to drop in when he felt like a live comedy fix and perform, unscheduled, for over an hour. The place hardly ever closes so whenever you're in London there's bound to be some comic extravaganza taking place here. Weekends are always busy so try and book tickets as far in advance as possible. The world-famous Comedy Store Players take to the stage every Sunday and Wednesday with their one-off displays of improvisation at its best, Tuesdays offer topical comedy from The Cutting Edge crew, while Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays promise The Best in Stand-Up, and by this they mean exactly what they say: a superbly programmed night. You're having a laugh if you don't pop in.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  35% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  42% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  33% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Comedy Clubs nearest Comedy Store

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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Comedy Store
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Comedy Store
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from Comedy Store
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Comedy Store

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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 19th May 2018
Comedy Store, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Comedy Store
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Comedy Store, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Comedy Store
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Comedy Store, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Comedy Store
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Comedy Store

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Comedy Store
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market is home to a sizeable ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Comedy Store
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Comedy Store
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
 
 
 
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Squares
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Thistle Trafalgar Hotel, Whitcomb Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Squares is recognised as a restaurant that offers high quality food and superior service. Situated within The Royal Trafalgar Thistle Hotel, Squares is ideally located just ... More
 
 
 
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The Stockpot
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
40 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Despite its central location between Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, The Stockpot offers traditional English fare at decent prices in the heart of tourist London. With ... More
 
 
 
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Woodlands
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
37 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Comedy Store
South Indian cuisine. Booking advised for dinner. Vegan dishes. ... More
 
 
 
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from Comedy Store
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from Comedy Store
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from Comedy Store
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Comedy Store
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Comedy Store
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Comedy Store.
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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The Perception
London > Nightlife > Bars
W London Leicester Square, 10 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from Comedy Store
Opened in late 2017, The Perception has taken over the lobby of the W London. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm Concrete, the bar is inspired by London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Mulwray
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rupert Court, 28 Rupert Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
Located above newly restored pub The Blue Posts - reopened in late 2017 after a major renovation - The Mulwray is a smart cocktail bar ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Comedy Store
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Comedy Store
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 2 minutes walk from Comedy Store

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Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
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Gielgud Theatre 3 minutes walk from Comedy Store

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Piccadilly Theatre 3 minutes walk from Comedy Store

Pop Idol winner Will Young plays the brand new role of band leader, Wally Strand, in the West End transfer ...More

 
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Bringing together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography, Lewis Carroll, ...More

 
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National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Comedy Store

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this major new display will focus ...More

 

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