Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapologyUnmissable Theatre | Pop | Film | Art | Television | GamesLots of comedy is escapist, but only Nick Mohammed’s new show... [Read More]
Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapologyUnmissable Theatre | Pop | Film | Art | Television | GamesLots of comedy is escapist, but only Nick Mohammed’s new show... [Read More]
Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapologyUnmissable Theatre | Pop | Film | Art | Television | GamesLots of comedy is escapist, but only Nick Mohammed’s new show... [Read More]
Miles Jupp: ‘The thing that always makes me howl is Frasier’
The actor, comic and News Quiz host on the things that make him laugh the mostI used to go to The Stand comedy club a lot and I remember thinking Craig Campbell was just otherworldly. I saw him do a long set one night that was all stories, and I was utterly beside myself. In particular there was a r... [Read More]
Manwatching: a secret female playwright's liberating look at sex
The author of a hit show about desire explains why she’s staying anonymous – and why her play is only performed by male comediansYou’ve written a hit play, it’s been programmed for a run at the Royal Court – and you can’t take a shred of credit for it? You’d... [Read More]
John Shuttleworth webchat – post your questions now
The comedic Sheffield organist will answer your questions in a live webchat from 1pm GMT on Monday 9 January – post them in the comments below 1.59pm GMTChannelled by comedian Graham Fellows, John Shuttleworth is south Yorkshire’s finest singer-organist, playing songs of domestic frustra... [Read More]
John Shuttleworth webchat – post your questions now
The comedic Sheffield organist will answer your questions in a live webchat from 1pm GMT on Monday 9 January – post them in the comments below 1.59pm GMTChannelled by comedian Graham Fellows, John Shuttleworth is south Yorkshire’s finest singer-organist, playing songs of domestic frustra... [Read More]
Laugh? I nearly died: how an aneurysm led Scott Gibson to standup
After undergoing brain surgery, call-centre worker Scott Gibson quit his job to have a crack at comedy – and ended up storming EdinburghEight years ago, while returning home from a stag do in Blackpool, Scott Gibson began getting headaches that were so excruciating he rang the NHS’s 24-h... [Read More]
Laugh? I nearly died: how an aneurysm led Scott Gibson to standup
After undergoing brain surgery, call-centre worker Scott Gibson quit his job to have a crack at comedy – and ended up storming EdinburghEight years ago, while returning home from a stag do in Blackpool, Scott Gibson began getting headaches that were so excruciating he rang the NHS’s 24-h... [Read More]
Move over Mrs Brown: comedians prefer Alan Partridge and Fawlty Towers
Gold TV has polled the professionals about their favourite comedy. But even the funniest of the funny can’t easily be reduced to scenes and one-linersSurveys of Britain’s favourite comedy – and indeed, Britain’s favourite anything – are 10 a penny; the more so in our cl... [Read More]