Angus Deayton: ‘When did I last cry? England 1 Iceland 2’
The actor and presenter on footballing heroes – and villains – Scottish legs and being a metrosexualBorn in Surrey, Angus Deayton, 60, studied at Oxford University, where he co-created the sketch show Radio Active, which was then adapted for BBC Radio 4. He went on to present Have I Got ... [Read More]
Angus Deayton: ‘When did I last cry? England 1 Iceland 2’
The actor and presenter on footballing heroes – and villains – Scottish legs and being a metrosexualBorn in Surrey, Angus Deayton, 60, studied at Oxford University, where he co-created the sketch show Radio Active, which was then adapted for BBC Radio 4. He went on to present Have I Got ... [Read More]
The Edinburgh shows we want to see: BoJo the clown and humble Kanye West
It feels as if everyone’s a comedian these days, but what if they really were? We asked six comics to imagine shows for some infamous public figures… Continue reading...... [Read More]
The Edinburgh shows we want to see: BoJo the clown and humble Kanye West
It feels as if everyone’s a comedian these days, but what if they really were? We asked six comics to imagine shows for some infamous public figures… Continue reading...... [Read More]
James Acaster: the Leonardo DiCaprio of standup
He has found comedy in everything from knitwear to ready-to-eat apricots. But this son of Kettering’s apparently whimsical humour comes with hidden depths Related: Edinburgh festival 2016: comedy shows that should deliver James Acaster is the Leonardo DiCaprio of British standup. The 31-year-o... [Read More]
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He has found comedy in everything from knitwear to ready-to-eat apricots. But this son of Kettering’s apparently whimsical humour comes with hidden depths Related: Edinburgh festival 2016: comedy shows that should deliver James Acaster is the Leonardo DiCaprio of British standup. The 31-year-o... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival planner: three shows to see today
At the fringe but not sure which tickets to book? Try one, two or all three of these picks from our critics11am, Northern Stage at Summerhall (until 27 August) Continue reading...... [Read More]
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At the fringe but not sure which tickets to book? Try one, two or all three of these picks from our critics11am, Northern Stage at Summerhall (until 27 August) Continue reading...... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen: why mental health is a laughing matter
The comedian explains why it’s good that comics are talking about mental health – alongside all the loo roll gags Related: Sofie Hagen: Danish comics would ask, ‘Do you need me to have sex with you?' At 15, I watched comedy for the first time. It popped up on my TV and caught me by... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen: why mental health is a laughing matter
The comedian explains why it’s good that comics are talking about mental health – alongside all the loo roll gags Related: Sofie Hagen: Danish comics would ask, ‘Do you need me to have sex with you?' At 15, I watched comedy for the first time. It popped up on my TV and caught me by... [Read More]