Natasia Demetriou: ‘Best In Show is the funniest film I’ve ever seen’
The People Time actor and character comic on the things that make her laugh the mostJohn Early. His body and brain were made for the world’s entertainment and pleasure. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Knock2Bag: home to the weirdo comics you won’t find on Live at the Apollo
The wild comedy night that hosts aggressive poetry, ‘sexy American girl cousins’ and unlimited oddballs is 10 years old – and as ramshackle as everSandwiched between a Tesco and a Wetherspoons in the centre of Hackney is the Moth Club, a tiny venue whose chintzy shimmer curtains an... [Read More]
Knock2Bag: home to the weirdo comics you won’t find on Live at the Apollo
The wild comedy night that hosts aggressive poetry, ‘sexy American girl cousins’ and unlimited oddballs is 10 years old – and as ramshackle as everSandwiched between a Tesco and a Wetherspoons in the centre of Hackney is the Moth Club, a tiny venue whose chintzy shimmer curtains an... [Read More]
Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]
Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]
Spencer Jones review – Upstart Crow's clowning comic is irresistibly daft
Soho theatre, London Ludicrous tights, crude puppetry and dialogues with a chattering toilet brush make Jones’s alter ego The Herbert irresistibly daft We should probably forgive Spencer Jones for his show Eggy Bagel – revived after an Edinburgh fringe run – being ramshackle. For a... [Read More]
Spencer Jones review – Upstart Crow's clowning comic is irresistibly daft
Soho theatre, London Ludicrous tights, crude puppetry and dialogues with a chattering toilet brush make Jones’s alter ego The Herbert irresistibly daft We should probably forgive Spencer Jones for his show Eggy Bagel – revived after an Edinburgh fringe run – being ramshackle. For a... [Read More]
Lil Rel Wins His First MTV Award: “Shout Out To All The Young People In Chicago Who Have Big Dreams”
Photo: @AzizaWork (Instagram) Did you miss it? Just before this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards kicked off; Get Out’s Lil Rel walked away with the Best Comedic Performance award. The moment came to him as surprise as he stood with host Terrence J during a stream of the pre-show.  A... [Read More]
Reginald D Hunter review – ranting and spanking as comic hunts for controversy
Orchard, DartfordThe standup considers kinky sex, politics and Angela Merkel’s alter ego but his new touring show is seldom strikingYou might have heard I’m controversial, Reginald D Hunter tells his audience, by way of an introduction to this new touring show. All that means, he says, i... [Read More]
10 of the UK's best music festivals for families
Kids’ discos, circus workshops, craft corners, PG-rated comedy … not forgetting proper music lineups, from Stormzy to Happy Mondays - here’s our pick of the events all the family can enjoyThe best rock, pop and dance festivalsThe best city and day festivalsThe best classical festi... [Read More]