Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Bridget Christie review – gleeful in trashing the label that defined her
Brighton DomeAward-winning standup serves up ruthless self-mockery in a show that is playful and pugnacious in equal measureLying, says Bridget Christie, has been tainted by association with Trump, Putin and the Brexit campaign. So she’s giving it up: now it’s the truth and nothing but f... [Read More]
Bridget Christie review – gleeful in trashing the label that defined her
Brighton DomeAward-winning standup serves up ruthless self-mockery in a show that is playful and pugnacious in equal measureLying, says Bridget Christie, has been tainted by association with Trump, Putin and the Brexit campaign. So she’s giving it up: now it’s the truth and nothing but f... [Read More]
Bridget Christie review – gleeful in trashing the label that defined her
Brighton DomeAward-winning standup serves up ruthless self-mockery in a show that is playful and pugnacious in equal measureLying, says Bridget Christie, has been tainted by association with Trump, Putin and the Brexit campaign. So she’s giving it up: now it’s the truth and nothing but f... [Read More]
Shappi Khorsandi review – convivial and caustic set from I'm a Celebrity star
Soho theatre, LondonIn her new show Mistress and Misfit the standup delivers droll tales, gasp-inducing skits and a Georgian history lessonMistress and Misfit, Shappi Khorsandi’s latest set, has been built around Admiral Nelson’s squeeze, Emma Hamilton. Or at least, that’s what it ... [Read More]
‘Charter Communications’ Eyeing ‘Bad Boys Series’ With Union And Alba
We recently shared that NBC decided to not move forward with ‘LA’s Finest’, which serves as a spin-off series of the Bad Boys franchise. The project stars actresses Gabriel Union and Jessica Alba as detectives. Well, according to reports, Union and Alba’s series could be pick... [Read More]
‘Charter Communications’ Eyeing ‘Bad Boys Series’ With Union And Alba
We recently shared that NBC decided to not move forward with ‘LA’s Finest’, which serves as a spin-off series of the Bad Boys franchise. The project stars actresses Gabriel Union and Jessica Alba as detectives. Well, according to reports, Union and Alba’s series could be pick... [Read More]
Loyiso Gola: ‘The funniest word? Nincompoop makes me laugh every time'
The South African standup and late-night satirical news anchor on what makes him laugh the mostIt has to be Ross Noble. I saw him at the Cape Town comedy festival in 2002. I was in high school. His improvising was so good it made me never want to try. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Sarah Kendall review – stargazing raconteur riffs on fate and fortune
Soho theatre, LondonIn her show One-Seventeen, the Australian comedian grapples with big ideas but these absorbing stories don’t fully connectIn a recent trilogy of shows, Sarah Kendall told long-form tales of her teenage years in Newcastle, Australia – tales that pirouetted on the line ... [Read More]