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Jericho comedy is a comedy night that runs on Saturdays downstairs at the Jericho cafe. Jericho Comedy was named one of Culture Calling's top 5 comedy venues in the UK in February 2018.

We pride ourselves on being one of the more alternative nights in Oxford, with some of the UKs most exciting comics. All profits from Jericho comedy go to mental health charity mind. It's a cause important to many comedian's, and hence we're lucky to get some great acts coming along to support the cause. Providing you with a great night of laughs for a great cause. The only people who profit are you and Mind!

Doors open at 7.30pm and shows start promptly at 8pm. With sold out shows since September 2016 we highly advise booking in advance. Latecomers risk not being admitted. For groups bookings of more than 8 please email us here

comedians who have gigged at Jericho comedy include: 

Chris Addison, John Bishop, Alan Carr, Josie Long, Andrew Maxwell, Tony Law, Tom Stade, Nick Doody, Lucy Porter, Brendan Burns, Jim Jeffries, Milton Jones, Gary Delaney, John Oliver, Rob Rouse, Hal Cruttenden, Russell Howard and Jimmy Carr. 



Read our tripadvisor reviews:


Jericho Comedy is my favourite night out in Oxford. Small room, friendly regulars, no stag parties; and an impressively high standard of acts, often including some of the bigger names on their way up. None of the audience humiliation you might have heard stories of from less salubrious venues - those kind of acts just don't get booked here. Ludicrously cheap to get in, as well.



the best comedy you can find in Oxford. I've seen some big names here in the packed small room, doing those kind of special shows you only get when you're 15 feet from the comedian. Solid bet for a date night or just going out with friends, hilarious and highly recommended.



I've been to Jericho Comedy a number of times, and there's a great variety of different comedians and different styles on show. The Jericho Café is a great venue for comedy - really intimate. Nice selection of drinks, too! A really fun evening in Oxford - if you have the chance to go, you absolutely should! 

Conor M


Promises a lot and does not disappoint. Clever without being condescending, self-conscious without being up itself and most importantly very, very funny. I would highly recommend Jericho Comedy.

Tom B


Jericho Comedy is my favourite night in Oxford and I try to go to every event. The quality of the performers is consistently high and the MCs do a really good job of making sure everyone feels welcome. Unlike other comedy nights I've been to it is a friendly and inclusive night. An added bonus is that all the money raised goes to the mental health charity Mind so not only will you have a great night you contribute to a good cause.



Without a doubt, Jericho Comedy nights are one of the most exciting little discoveries I made this year. It is a brilliant way to have a really cheap, but lovely evening with friends

Francesca F


Having seen a number of Jericho Comedy nights, I can wholeheartedly recommend them. Whether it's a big name or a newcomer, the comedy is always well worked and a much better alternative to grotty comedy clubs.



This comedy night was exactly what a night like this should be, yes some acts were better than others but the whole evening was fun from start to finish. well done to all involved. 



"An engaging and entertaining pairing of learning and good humour!"


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“A nerdy deeply charming adventure into the funnier bits of history"

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History meets hilarity as stand-up comedians bring the past to life with punchlines. Expect to see everything from modern riffs on ancient myths to crazy things about queens and kings – like your funniest history teacher with more laughs. Suitable for history buffs and joke-lovers alike

Different versions of the show are currently touring the UK after a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe. And multiple sell out shows in Oxford, London, Reading, Warwick, Cambridge, Brighton and around the south east. Excerpts of the show have featured at the National Museum of Scotland and Mervyn Stutters pick of the Fringe. 


Hastings, January 31st, The Brass Monkey, Tickets

Guildford February 15th, The Star Inn, Tickets



Tight Five comedy is made up of Alex Farrow and Harry Househam, two friends who met gigging on the Oxford comedy scene. Like everyone else they started the same way, with a tight five minutes of comedy.

Tight Five is a comedy production organisation based in and around Oxford, putting on live events. Our nights are made up of Jericho Comedy, Mock Trial, College Comedy Nights, and Stand-up History .  We've performed in boat clubs, college bars, at black tie balls and we're very proud of our work for local charities. We have helped organise comedy nights for Oxford Pride, Oxfordshire Stars, Oxford Rape Crisis but primarily we fundraise for local Oxfordshire Mind.   

Previous headliners include Robin InceIvo Graham, Pierre Novellie, Chris TurnerAhir Shah, Sarah Kendall, Josie Long, Ian Smith, Simon Evans. 



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You can catch Mock Trial: An Improvised Court Case at Oxford Town Hall (In a real court room) on May 4th Tickets HERE.

Also the Improvised Harry Potter book 'The Show that must not be named' at Blackwells Westgate centre on April 27th. 

You can also see the fabulous Dragprov Revue a drag king and queen double act co-produced by Tight Five comedy on March 4th HERE

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Mock Trial is a regular comedy night taking place at Oxford Town Hall. You've seen court room dramas, this is court room comedy.

One judge and team of lawyers are on the case of Oxford’s most wanted. There’s only one problem... They’ve accidentally shredded all of the evidence. It’s up to you to remind them what crimes were committed! You can even submit your own household items into evidence! Join some of the UKs finest improvisers for a show filled with flashbacks, barmy barristers and rib-tickling reconstructions! Expect a criminally good evening of law and disorder. A comedy show in a genuine courthouse!

The next show is May 4th and you can get tickets HERE