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Accessibility

During this time we kindly ask any vulnerable people to contact us before attending shows to make sure we can accommodate you based on the latest governmental guidelines.

We are fully accessible for wheelchair users and people with mobility issues – there are no steps, our venue is all on one level, and we have wide doorways for easy access.

FAQs

I have a Never Ending Ticket or Membership Card

As of June 19th 2021 we are able to open at full capacity which means we are able to once again take bookings for Never Ending Tickets and Membership cards.

If your Never Ending Ticket or Membership Card expired in the period from March 1st 2020 and June 18th 2021 when we were not taking bookings of this type, we will extend your Never Ending Ticket or Membership Card equal to however long your ticket was valid after March 1st 2020.

Please use your Never Ending Ticket or Membership Card before September 30th. Any Never Ending Tickets or Membership Cards not redeemed before this date will no longer be valid.

If you have any queries regarding Never Ending Tickets or Membership Cards, please contact us at info@backyardcomedyclub.co.uk

How much are tickets?

Tickets for our Backyard Comedy Club Shows…

Thursdays – £7.50 plus booking fee

(Available online until 6pm on the day of the show) *See Terms & Conditions

Tickets on the door: £10 (if available)

Fridays – £10 plus booking fee

(Available online until 6pm on the day of the show) *See Terms & Conditions

Tickets on the door: £15 (if available)

Saturdays – £13.50 plus booking fee

(Available online until 6pm on the day of the show) *See Terms & Conditions

Tickets on the door: £20 (if available)

Please note that all tickets booked in advance for Backyard Comedy Club events must be exchanged for a wristband in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. There are no exceptions to this rule. You cannot collect wristbands for people not in the premises. The Box Office opens at 6.30pm on show nights. We are operating a No Re-entry policy while social distancing remains in place

Tickets for our other events:

Please see individual event page for details

How can I contact you?

If you have a booking problem, want to know more about the venue, or you just want to ask us a question then email info@backyardcomedyclub.co.uk, please bear in mind we do not operate regular office hours, are only open on show days and our inbox is not continuously checked for new mail.

Can I call you?

Unfortunately we do not take incoming calls. However feel free to pop into the bar when we are open or email info@backyardcomedyclub.co.uk and we will try to help you with your enquiry.

When should I arrive to get a seat?

Please arrive in plenty of time as random bag searches are in operation and may delay your entry

For Thursday, Friday and Saturday Backyard Comedy Club Shows you should arrive by 7.15pm. Please note that each ticket booked in advance must be exchanged for a wristband at the Box Office by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not exchange tickets on behalf of people in your party who are not on the premises.

For other events we suggest arriving at least 30 mins prior to the start of the show or as stated on the ticket in the terms and conditions.

Please check your tickets for any further information

How do I collect my tickets? 

You will have been emailed a confirmation about your tickets. We will scan this on arrival so please make sure you have charge on your phone

When should I book my tickets?

Our weekends and special shows regularly get very busy, so it’s best to book as far in advance as you can for those shows. We will also have limited availability due to social distancing.

Can I buy/collect tickets in person?

Currently we ask all ticket holders to book in advance if possible to aid with NHS Test and Trace.

Any tickets bought in person at the the venue for a show on the same day will be charged at the full door ticket price.

For other shows, check the information on the ticket and in the terms and conditions.

Do you do a concession ticket?

We do not do a concession price ticket, as we are the cheapest pro comedy club in London.

Does my ticket guarantee me a seat/reserve me a seat?

We operate on a first-come-first-serve basis with seating.

Do you do any discounts?

We don’t offer discounts as we are already one of the cheapest professional comedy clubs in London.

Do you serve food?

Yes we serve a range of delicious pizzas and sides. Please see the staff on the evening for kitchen closing times. You can view our menu here.

What time does the show finish?

Most shows run for 2 and a half hours including intervals.

Can we heckle/talk during the performance?

No, we want everyone to enjoy their night out and we aim for a theatre-like environment when the acts are on stage. Some performers encourage audience interaction, in which case feel free to join in when you are spoken to. Please don’t be offended if we ask you to be quiet, other people have paid to listen to the comedy, not to you and your friends.

Is there any age restriction on the shows?

All our evening shows are over 18s. We also operate a challenge 25 policy so if you’re lucky enough to look under 25 then you’ll be asked for ID. We only accept a UK or European driver’s license, a valid passport or proof of age card bearing a PASS hologram.

Will I definitely see the comics I have booked for?

Unfortunately we cannot guarantee this as all our listings are subject to change. (things happen outside our control) but in most cases you will.

The Backyard and GDPR

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Terms & Conditions:

      • The use of mobile phones is prohibited during shows, that includes having it in your hand with the screen on (it distracts others from fully enjoying the show).
      • 18+, ID may be required.
      • The management reserves the right to refuse admission. Customers who arrive already intoxicated will be refused entry without a refund.
      • We reserve the right to conduct bag and clothing searches. Anyone found attempting to bring alcohol or other prohibited drugs into the bar will also be refused entry without a refund.
      • No food or drinks of any sort can be brought onto the premises.
      • The management reserves the right to make essential changes to the published program or listings.
      • Bookings, once made, may not be exchanged nor money refunded. All ticket sales are final.
      • Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.
      • All customers are expected to treat the venue, staff and acts with due respect and good manners.
      • Audio or visual recording of any kind is strictly forbidden in the auditorium.
      • Please note that you may be filmed, and pictures and audio of you may be transmitted on any platform live and in the future, including but not limited to television, online channels and mobile platforms. By entering the venue, you hereby consent to all such filming and restricted transmissions of any resulting programme or marketing material.
      • No Re Entry
      • Masks, though not legally required, are still advised when moving around the venue, and we ask that you do not attend shows if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Whilst in the venue please respect that some attendees may not want to mix with others.