Joke Thieves

  • 19 reviews
  • Backyard Comedy Club


  • Comedy, Something A Little Different and Date Night
  • Tickets from £5.00 - £35.00
  • Bethnal Green
  • Over 18
  • Wednesday 27th September 2023 and 3 other Wednesdays
  • 20:00 - 22:15

It's Joke Theft LIVE

The award-winning live show where comedians perform their own jokes and then a panel of 'Joke Thieves' steal them

'A Brilliant Format' GUARDIAN
'Spontaneous and Anarchic' FEST MAG
'A Truly Electric Night' SCOTSMAN
'One Of The Best Live Shows We've Seen' BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE
'Top 5 Shows Of The Year' LIST
'Top 10 Late Shows At The Fringe' TIME OUT
'You'll Be Roaring With Laughter' BROADWAY BABY
As heard on BBC Radio 4
Piloted for TV with BBC2 U.K and Comedy Central U.S.




The Joke Thieves

Stephen Carlin [Comedy Central's Alternative Comedy Experience]

Jenny Collier [C4's The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan]

Katharyn Henson [New York Comedy Festival]


The Guest Comedians

Shalaka Kurup [Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Nominee 2023]

Matt Rouse [C4's The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan]

Jack Hester [AAA Stand Up @ Edinburgh Fringe]

Jake Baker [BBC Radio 4's New Comedy Awards Nominee]

Davina Bentley [Writer on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz]

Dominic LTR [BBC3's New Comedy Awards Shortlist]


Our resident creator of beats and mayhem...

BASS6 [World Beatbox Champion]


Our host & ringleader as always will be...

Will Mars [FOX's Showtime at The Apollo]


* This event is a LIVE RECORDING of our podcast for use online.
** Unreserved Seating. Please arrive early to guarantee seats together.




Ticket Event time Cost
Early Bird Tickets


20:00 - 22:15 £5.00
Standard Tickets

This show will SELL OUT so arrive early to guarantee seats together.

20:00 - 22:15 £7.50
Table of 4

This ticket guarantees a table and includes entry for 4 people. This is cheaper than the cost of buying 4 individual tickets.

20:00 - 22:15 £25.00
Table of 6

This ticket guarantees a table and includes entry for 6 people. This is cheaper than the cost of buying 6 individual tickets.

20:00 - 22:15 £35.00



231, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 0EL


Bethnal Green

Nearest Station

Bethnal Green (Tube)


Comedians Comedy Club
Joke Thieves Live Podcast Recording


Backyard Comedy Club

The Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green is a great night out with some of the top comics from around the world!  The club's Thursday night show features upcoming comedians and usually one or two special guests who are kept secret until the evening of the show, while it's Friday and Saturday shows…


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  • Written by Catriona

    Rating: 5


    Visited 1 year ago
    I loved the guy on first and the guy on last. How do I find out the comedians names? I want to follow them all on insta. The other comedians were great too BTW. I'd recommend this show to anyone looking for a good laugh on the weekend. Check it out if you're in town. IT'S GREAT!
  • Written by Bran

    Rating: 5


    Visited 1 year ago
    I've never had this much fun in a basement before (sadly haha). Seriously though, great show, I laughed so hard. It was just what I needed after a rough week of work. I'll be coming back with more friends very soon.

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