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VERY STRONG COMEDY BILL Our Evening Standard recommended, Saturday night show Professional Award -winning Acts IAN SMITH + JENNY COLLIER + JOE ROWNTREE + LUCY PEARMAN + JULIUS HOWE + JAKE BAKER + MC Martin Besserman for info or bookings 07932 33 8203 Doors 7.30 pm / Showtime 8.30 pm Fully air -conditioned.



 38-39 Hampstead High St, London NW3 1QE

just 1 minute walk from Hampstead tube

+ Award winning TV Comedians in delightful upstairs room


Monkey Business

Comedy Club 

Proudly Presents

brilliant / highly enjoyable

Multi Award -Winning

charming stand-up

Ian Smith

Ian Smith (BBC3’s Sweat the Small Stuff, BBC2’s Popatron) is an award-winning comedian.Ian has performed three critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows, as well as appearing in the award-winning “underground comedy hit of the fringe” (Guardian), ‘Waiting for Gaddot’. His 2015 show, ‘

★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Angry Microwave ★★★★★ Black Diamond).Ian is also one third of iTunes top-10-charting podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett and Jimmy Bullard.Ian also has a range of acting roles, including a lead role in BBC2 sitcom Popatron, starring alongside Katherine Parkinson in Sky comedy Officially Special and a leading role in BBC1 drama The Ark, starring David Threlfall.“

Fantastically funny” – The Times

“Proper star quality” – The Guardian“

You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time” – The Telegraph


Charming storyteller



 An Excellent comedic work' - Edfest Mag and '★★★★

A brilliant show and well worth a watch' - Arts Award Voice
As heard on:BBC Radio Wales ‘The Leak’ BBC Radio 4 Extra ‘New Comedian of the Year Award’ BBC Radio Wales ‘The Rhod Gilbert Show’ BBC Radio Wales ‘What’s the Story?’ 
Awards:Winner The Percy Award, Adelaide Fringe 2016

"Dryly innocent" ★★★★★ -' 'Surprising edge'' ★★★★ -''Refreshingly original...Excellent'' ★★★★- Broadway Baby''

 Fast-paced wit...Quick and clever'' ★★★★ -'' Very likeable...Clearly a rising star'' - Bruce Dessau"

One to watch" - Edinburgh Evening News"Ace... Strong set... Strong persona" - London is Funny


funny man


“He has the unique ability to take a cold room and reduce it to fits of laughter”GQ Magazine
“A great story teller whose terrific misfortunes make for terrific comedy” British Theatre Guide
“A frank and energetic performer with a talent for voices” The Stage
“Bags of madcap energy and an instant daft allure”Chortle 
"Short of breath and with tear drenched cheeks, we watched the show end as unexpectedly as it began”Informed Edinburgh


exciting / entertaining 



'It’s sweet and charming and uplifting, and frankly you’ll be hard pressed to find better company than all round good egg Pearman.' ✭✭✭✭✭ The Good Review
"It’s mad. It’s brilliant. It’s brave and I can’t think of anyone on the fringe doing anything like it." Funny Women


funny unusual



very amusing 



MC Martin Besserman

 Doors 7.30 pm  Showtime  8.30 pm

 SPECIAL OFFER  advance reserved or booked tickets for show

advance tickets only £15.00 / Students £11.00

Best to arrive between 6.30pm and 7.00pm  if wishing to enjoy a pre show meal 


 For info  Tel 07932 338203 to speak to one of our friendly team or buy tickets on line 

      Monkey Business is always ready to celebrate a birthday
                  so do let me know if you are celebrating one and we will try to make it that bit extra special .
Please note that line ups are subject to late change but are correct at time of going to press.     
Monkey Business comedy is comedy from the heart

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