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The Top Secret Comedy Club

#17 of 1,270 Nightlife in London
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Address: 170 Drury Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5PD, England
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+44 7956 539784
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19:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 19:00 - 23:30
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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We've got all the hot acts on the London live comedy circuit, and a...

We've got all the hot acts on the London live comedy circuit, and a dangerously cheap bar to boot.

Summer 2014 at TSCC means that at 7pm you can come along and see an Edinburgh preview show with free entry. Enjoy the magic of the Edinburgh Festival without leaving Zone 1!

Our main show starts at 8.15pm and finishes by 10.45pm and we are open every day except Christmas! Every show has two intervals. Mondays is RAW New Material night, with 6 professional comedians trying out some freshly baked gags. Tuesdays is improv from the Time Out-recommended Shoot From The Hip. Wednesdays to Sundays is business as usual, with a stand-up show featuring the absolute creme de la creme of the acts on the London circuit.

The bar! Just wait until you hear about the bar. Pints are from £3.50, vino from £3.30 and spirits + mixer is £3.70. We have Pringles and nuts, but if you want something more substantial, there's a pizza place upstairs where you can get 2 for the price of 1, and have the pizza brought down to you to eat in the comedy club.

NB: Line ups are subject to last minute changes, best rest assured that all of our line ups (no matter how changed) will always be of a top class quality. Under 18s can attend but with a guardian, but prepare to hear some naughty jokes.

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Stumbled across a hidden gem

My sister and I had a free night in london and this place was the first to show up in our google search. Was hands down a night full of laughter and for only 1 pound entry... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister and I had a free night in london and this place was the first to show up in our google search. Was hands down a night full of laughter and for only 1 pound entry!! Drinks where reasonable and has a small cosy feel to it. Was so great we came back two nights later!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wicked night out at the top secret comedy club last night. Rory the compere was hillarious, the comedians were well funny especially the canadian one. Me and my husband thoroughly enjoyed it. Definately advise to book tickets in advance and get there early as it is a small venue and we ended up getting there later than planned... More 

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Vicky, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm so glad you had a good night and we hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheap entrance fee and beer. Hilarious performances. Recommend it to every stand up comedy fan......

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your kind words! Glad you like the club. Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a good night, acts were all so hilarious and the atmosphere was amazing! Will definitely go again

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for the review! We're thrilled you like the club and hope to see you again soon! Best, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight I went to the top secret comedy club with my friends. We had an amazing night. There were 6-8 acts all trying out new material. Definitely worth more than the £1 I paid.

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We're really glad you think that and hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4th visit over last 2 years on Monday - others have been on Saturdays so interesting to see that audience, value and comedy was not just as good but even better! Cheap entrance fools you into maybe thinking quality is also cheap - but it isn't. It's great. MC Mark does repeat a very similar routine each time, but then... More 

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Karl, Thanks for the lovely review - I'm so glad you like Top Secret so much! And you're very right - where else in Covent Garden can you find prices like ours?! We hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a chance on this place when in London for a couple of days and didn't know what to expect. Saw six comedians as part of the new material night and found lots of this really funny. Place had a nice atmosphere and was really full. Bargain price entry of £1 and was asked to give more voluntarily at... More 

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thank you very much for the kind review! Really glad you like our little club, we are very proud of our comedians and our drink prices. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time - sat in the front row and got roasted - but was hilarious. Brilliant value for the £1 to get in and whatever you want to contribute at the end.

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, really glad you had a good night! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid £1 to get in... 6 acts, all of them had me in stitches. And the drinks are cheap, what more can you want. For a cheap night out full of laughter you won't find better.

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Luke, So glad you had a good night! And thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've only been to a handful of dedicated comedy clubs and The Top Secret Comedy Club (TSCC) kinda stands out. There's no plush decor, no fixed seats, no allocated seating BUT it doesn't matter......there's not a bad seat in the house. The bar is basic but well stocked. THE most important thing are the acts and last night, we saw... More 

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KatieStainton, Marketing and Production Manager at The Top Secret Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind review! We take pride in our great range of comedians so are really glad you enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best Wishes, Top Secret More 

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