• The big names in comedy
    and the best new talent too
  • Comedy at the Oxford
    Kentish Town's top comedy club
Fridays & Saturdays now held in The Downstairs Comedy Lounge Bar at L'Ulivo restaurant Leicester Square @comedymonkybiz
See ·Award-Winning TV comedians, top acts at our critically acclaimed club established 2002 Voted Winner Best North London Club Friendly

Welcome to our Leicester Square Comedy Club

 VOTED BEST COMEDY CLUB IN CAMDEN & NORTH LONDON by both Camden guide and The Kentishtowner

We have now moved our Critically Acclaimed Award-Winning 

Friday & Saturday night Shows to London`s West End 

 to a comfortable Fully-Air Conditioned new venue in the heart of Leicester Square


 Please speak to one of our friendly team

TEL 07932 3382 03


 Monkey Business has staged some incredible acts over the years including Harry Hill, Russell Brand, Stephen Merchant, Lee Mack, Michael McIntyer, Alan Carr, Greg Davies, Micky Flanagan, Lee Mack, Lee Nelson,  Bill Oddie, Mark Watson,  Rhod Gilbert, Sean Lock, Lenny Henry, Nina Conti, Sarah Millican, Russell Howard, Stewart Lee,  Rich Hall, Omid Djaili, Chris Addison,  Jimmy Carr, Dara O'Briain, Russell Kane, Paul Foot, Sara Pascoe, Noel Fielding, Katherine Ryan, Ed Byrne, Patrick Kielty, Andy Parsons , Nick Helm, Rob Beckett. Alex Horne, Will Smith, Sam Simmons, Dave Gorman , Marcus Brigstock, Bobby Davro , Reg D Hunter and just about every other top name.

Martin Besserman the Monkey Business Comedy promoter has worked alongside

with such greats as Paul Merton, Julian Clary and Jessica Martin.


We will be delighted if you follow us fun updates at Leicester Square comedy club 

  "The superb established Monkey Business comedy club always has good solid line-ups and its run by amiable Martin Besserman  :Tim Arthur former Time Out comedy editor  




Monkey Business Comedy Club is now


14/15 Irving Street, London, WC2H 7AUj

just 1 minute walk from Leicester Square

Fully air-conditioned . Very comfortable. Cabaret style,  Award-winning TV comedians .

Everybody is seated at a table at Monkey Business

 Good Italian cuisine available/Meal deals /Free entry to nightclub

Many are now saying Monkey Business at Central London`s Leicester  Square

is London`s  Best Comedy Club .


  "The superb established Monkey Business comedy club always has good solid line-ups and its run by amiable Martin Besserman :Tim Arthur Time Out  




 at The Oxford pub

256 Kentish Town Road NW5. One min walk left of Kentish Town tube

Very friendly / air conditioned / comfortable seating with tables.

We are dfferent from other clubs with an excellent mixture of top acts and new faces.
 We have recently introduced fun short debates.

Monkey Business Comedy Club is one of the most loved, respected and longest running comedy clubs in London. For over a decade the club has put high quality, established and award winning comedians on its stages. We have also been influential in the progress of new acts in helping them get signed up with top TV agents. Monkey Business has gained critical acclaim over the years and has regularly been awarded such honours as Critic's Choice, Critic's Pick, or a Must See event from various publications such as Time Out Magazine, The Evening Standard, The Guardian, and The Daily Mirror.

Monkey Business is comfortable, friendly, funny and exciting. You will love us !

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Monkey Business is a friendly, very well run club.’ – Harry Hill

Monkey Business isA smashing club’ Lee Mack (Would I Lie to You?)

Talk about doing it properly! Martin Besserman's Monkey Business club takes me right back to live comedy as it used to be...you know, when it was fun! And the line ups are superb - you'll regularly see the top names in comedy together with new and emerging acts. If you love live comedy then Monkey Business is your spiritual home!  

Dickie Richards Time out  .’ –   


Monkey Business bills remain as highly appealing as ever .  

Sean Lock, Alan Carr and more. A good night out. Saturday nights  Monkey Business  is the best  comedy club in Camden www.camdenguide.co.uk


 Martin Besserman at Monkey Business during a break in November 2013 making sure everyone feels happy and comfortable

  Leicester Sq comedy  @comedymonkybiz 



Monkey Business is offering you the chance to see BAFTA Award-winning writer, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant make his West End debut this summer in a new production of Richard Bean’s comic two hander The Mentalists, with a pair of top price tickets up for grabs! Steffan Rhodri will join Merchant in a return to the West End when the production, directed by Abbey Wright, runs for a strictly limited season at the Wyndham’s Theatre from Friday 3 July to Saturday 26 September. One Man, Two Guvnors. Joining him is critically acclaimed actor, Steffan Rhodri (Gavin & Stacey, Posh, Cucumber) with direction by rising star, Abbey Wright. Ts&Cs: Mon-Thu eve performances only. Subject to availability. Blackout dates: 31 August and weeks commencing 14 & 21 September.