Catch the brightest and best stand-up comedians every weekend at one of London’s longest running, premiere stand up comedy clubs; a favourite with comedians and audiences alike and always one of the best lineups in town. All your favourite household-name comics have  performed in The Bedford’s iconic round room, now known as The Club Room – many of them still do!

Friday 17th May

Ian Stone

Tom Wrigglesworth

Emma Shaw

Bobby Mair

 Saturday 18th May

Special Guest

Dominic Holland

Meryl O’Rourke

Tom Lucy

Friday 24th May

Simon Brodkin

Arielle Souma

Tom Lucy


Saturday 25th May

Simon Brodkin

Eleanor Tiernan

Babatunde Aleshe

Michael Fabbri


Saturday 1st June


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Champions League Final

in The Clubroom

Friday 7th June

Dane Baptiste

Fern Brady

Robin Morgan


Saturday 8th June

Tez Illyas
Ben Norris
Spring Day
Ed Night

Friday 14th June

Dave Fulton

Boothby Graffoe

Christopher MacArthur-Boyd


Saturday 15th June

Dave Fulton

Karen Bayley

Nigel Ng

Boothby Graffoe

Friday 21st June

Suzi Ruffell

Joe Wells

 Tim Clarke


Saturday 22nd June
Suzi Ruffell

Phil Nichol

Dave Johns

Javier Jarquin

Saturday 29th June

Rory O’Hanlon

Njambi McGrath

Alfie Brown


About us

Who we are

Now entering its 36th year, the Banana Cabaret has justifiably earn its status as one of the best places to catch the future of British Comedy.

Harry Hill, Al Murray – The Pub Landlord, Jack Whitehall, Joe Brand, Stewart Lee, Jack Dee, Greg Davies, Eddie Izzard, Catherine Tate, Rob Brydon, Omid Djalil & Frank Skinner – just to name a few – have all tickled audiences on these stages, in the famous Round Room, now called The Club Room.

The Banana Cabaret continues to be the spring board for new and emerging comedians as well as a favourite with the established artists. Recent performers have included Steven K Amos, Jason Manford, Rich Hall, Tim Vine, Sara Pascoe and Joe Lycett…the list goes on!

Where we are

The Bedford is an iconic venue well known for being a cornerstone of London’s thriving live music, comedy and entertainment scenes.

First built in 1931, it’s played host the best in the business from U2 to The Clash, James Bay to KT, Tunstall. Ed Sheeran was a regular performer and even recorded his first album there.

It’s currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment to create an unrivalled pub, club, restaurant, live music and comedy venue with 15 stunning hotel rooms.

We can’t wait to be the very first promoter to play there during their soft opening fortnight. Come for dinner, stay for the show and party until 2am for an incredible evening. Find out more here.

All students £5 on the door

Contact Us

Email :  | Phone : 07467027592
Find us every weekend at The Bedford, Balham.
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham SW12 9HD