Tez Ilyas review – cheeky chappie takes on British Muslim identity
Soho theatre, LondonHis new show Teztify is a jumble of familiar, subversive and incongruous humour, put it all pulls together for a powerful denouementTez Ilyas’s touring show Teztify begins with a montage of news stories about Islamophobia. We get clips of the Finsbury Park mosque attack, of... [Read More]
Martin Lawrence Is Selling His Virginia Ranch For $8.5 Million
If you didn’t know, over the last few years Martin Lawrence has been taking trips to Virginia as a way to break from the Hollywood life. Lawrence’s Virginia residence of choice has been an actual ranch filled with horses and geese as he once shared to Jimmy Kimmel. Now according to ... [Read More]
Over 100 Comedians Are Headed To D.C. For The First Ever ‘D.C. Comedy Festival’
Starting on April 10th, fans in the Washington, D.C. area will get a chance to see a diverse line-up of comedians for the first ever ‘D.C. Comedy Festival’. The festival is set to give event-goers over 30 shows within a 6 Day run. Comedians such as Tony Woods, Jay Phillips, Eddie Bryant,... [Read More]
Over 100 Comedians Are Headed To D.C. For The First Ever ‘D.C. Comedy Festival’
Starting on April 10th, fans in the Washington, D.C. area will get a chance to see a diverse line-up of comedians for the first ever ‘D.C. Comedy Festival’. The festival is set to give event-goers over 30 shows within a 6 Day run. Comedians such as Tony Woods, Jay Phillips, Eddie Bryant,... [Read More]
Luenell Shares Her Support For Mo’Nique: “It Needs To Addressed”
Just last week, CH News happened to land a talk with legendary comedian, Luenell. The veteran comedian who has graced every popular comedy stage one can think of, sat down with host Jim Dancy. In their one on one, Luenell would end up sharing her dream role, Netflix & Mo’Nique, and who she... [Read More]
Michael McIntyre review – master of the mundane gets stuck in first gear
Nottingham ArenaMcIntyre’s endearing observations and self-mockery remain, but there’s an inescapable sense of deja vu in a show that breaks no new groundMichael McIntyre’s Big World Tour, it’s called – and the does-what-it-says-on-the-tin title is characteristic. McInt... [Read More]
Lucy Porter: ‘You look bigger on the telly … and I’ve got a really small telly!’
The actor, writer and comedian on the things that make her laugh the mostEllen DeGeneres’s first HBO One Night Stand special blew my mind. The only reason I keep going in comedy is the hope that I will one day write something as good as any of the bits in that show. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Lucy Porter: ‘You look bigger on the telly … and I’ve got a really small telly!’
The actor, writer and comedian on the things that make her laugh the mostEllen DeGeneres’s first HBO One Night Stand special blew my mind. The only reason I keep going in comedy is the hope that I will one day write something as good as any of the bits in that show. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Maria Bamford review – hard-won hilarity redefines quirky
Leicester Square theatre, London The celebrated standup mines her self-doubt and general bafflement with life in a fine hour of extreme idiosyncrasyThe sense of event is palpable at Leicester Square theatre before this rare UK gig for the celebrated US standup Maria Bamford. Star of her own Netflix ... [Read More]
Sara Schaefer review – US comic considers our fetish for the moral high-ground
Soho theatre, London The standup critiques virtue-signalling modern culture in a thoughtful set argued with a light touch‘Do you guys remember truth?” Sara Schaefer is over from America to discuss life in the eye of the post-truth, pre-apocalypse, Trumped-up maelstrom. She uses the past ... [Read More]