SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Will Officially Become A TV Show On NBC
As previously shared SNL’s popular segment ‘Weekend Update’ was being eyed for it’s own show on NBC, and now it has been confirmed they will get their own series run. On August 10, host Colin Jost & Michael Che will get 4 separate half-hour features as ‘Weekend Upd... [Read More]
SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Will Officially Become A TV Show On NBC
As previously shared SNL’s popular segment ‘Weekend Update’ was being eyed for it’s own show on NBC, and now it has been confirmed they will get their own series run. On August 10, host Colin Jost & Michael Che will get 4 separate half-hour features as ‘Weekend Upd... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais's transgender jokes show we're all in a kind of transition
The comic has been accused of transphobia after riffing about Caitlyn Jenner in his standup show. So does giving him a favourable review endorse those gags?Ricky Gervais sometimes gets people’s backs up and so, it transpires, do reviewers who write about him. “B4 you write another @guard... [Read More]
Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up review – comic's comeback is edgier than it seems
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea Picking on the audience is engaging more than cruel as Brydon riffs and ad-libs with seasoned charm in his new tourLined with retirement bungalows and holiday flats, the Sussex seaside resort of Bexhill is a place where people generally go to wind down. But Rob Br... [Read More]
Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up review – comic's comeback is edgier than it seems
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea Picking on the audience is engaging more than cruel as Brydon riffs and ad-libs with seasoned charm in his new tourLined with retirement bungalows and holiday flats, the Sussex seaside resort of Bexhill is a place where people generally go to wind down. But Rob Br... [Read More]
Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up review – comic's comeback is edgier than it seems
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea Picking on the audience is engaging more than cruel as Brydon riffs and ad-libs with seasoned charm in his new tourLined with retirement bungalows and holiday flats, the Sussex seaside resort of Bexhill is a place where people generally go to wind down. But Rob Br... [Read More]
Emma Sidi: ‘Burning Love is the funniest TV show I've ever seen’
The character comic and star of BBC3’s Pls Like on what makes her laugh the mostTony Law is probably the one who makes me laugh the most without knowing quite how I got there, which is a big part of what standup is about for me. Continue reading...... [Read More]
From Bob Newhart to Chris Rock: 10 standup comedy milestones
As Netflix invests in Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld, what have been the most important comedy specials on stage?2017 is set to be a big year in standup specials for Netflix – Amy Schumer’s The Leather Special arrives on Tuesday, Dave Chappelle’s new hour will premiere ... [Read More]
Andrew Hunter Murray review – a fun-filled, pub quiz comedy
Soho theatre, LondonThe Austentatious comedian divides the audience into competing teams in this frivolous, sometimes surreal and very likable showThe improv group Austentatious has become quite the production line of talent, with Cariad Lloyd, Joseph Morpurgo and Rachel Parris all spinning off into... [Read More]
Russell Kane: ‘The funniest heckle I've ever had? Nick Grimshaw!'
The flamboyant standup on the things that make him laugh the most, from cult books and Tim Vine to reindeer’s blood pancakes“Fuck off Nick Grimshaw”. Wherever I go, people angrily insist that I am he. The more I protest, the more certain they are. It was funny. At first. Continue r... [Read More]