Seann Walsh: ‘I wrote a line for The Thick Of It – it's probably my proudest moment’
The fun-loving standup and panel show regular on the things that make him laugh the most, from Partridge to sausageThe Thick Of It. “Wake up and smell the cock,” is one of the best lines ever written; they managed to make the sound of the letter “K” a left turn punchline. Tha... [Read More]
Seann Walsh: ‘I wrote a line for The Thick Of It – it's probably my proudest moment’
The fun-loving standup and panel show regular on the things that make him laugh the most, from Partridge to sausageThe Thick Of It. “Wake up and smell the cock,” is one of the best lines ever written; they managed to make the sound of the letter “K” a left turn punchline. Tha... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais review – ruthless, self-revealing show is his best yet
Colston Hall, BristolGervais’s new set, Humanity, is pumped with scorn and provocation but the inclusion of more personal material gives a rare glimpse of a gentler man In his new standup show, Humanity, his first for seven years, Ricky Gervais tells a childhood story about his Uncle Reginald,... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais review – ruthless, self-revealing show is his best yet
Colston Hall, BristolGervais’s new set, Humanity, is pumped with scorn and provocation but the inclusion of more personal material gives a rare glimpse of a gentler man In his new standup show, Humanity, his first for seven years, Ricky Gervais tells a childhood story about his Uncle Reginald,... [Read More]
Damon Wayans Jr. Set To Star In FX’s ‘Singularity’
Like father, like son. Soon after after reporting that Damon Wayans Sr. will be back for a new season of Lethal Weapon on FOX; Damon Wayans Jr. was announced to star on a new series with FX. In the new series Damon Jr. will play a hip technology lover in ‘Singularity’. The ‘Happy ... [Read More]
Alfie Brown review – subversive standup rages about the pieties of our age
Soho theatre, LondonLike a British Doug Stanhope, the provocative comic oozes scorn, cynicism and sardonic spleenThere’s a gap in the market for a British Doug Stanhope, although Alfie Brown, who is best positioned to fill it, would reject the terms of that proposition. His whole career, and m... [Read More]
Alfie Brown review – subversive standup rages about the pieties of our age
Soho theatre, LondonLike a British Doug Stanhope, the provocative comic oozes scorn, cynicism and sardonic spleenThere’s a gap in the market for a British Doug Stanhope, although Alfie Brown, who is best positioned to fill it, would reject the terms of that proposition. His whole career, and m... [Read More]
Max and Ivan review – rambunctious comic duo are a dorky delight
Soho theatre, LondonScout leaders haunt the woods with crossbows and there are groansome puns aplenty in this deliciously silly coming-of-age showAfter half a dozen shows together, Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez are presenting the origin story of their friendship. It’s told, as were its predece... [Read More]
Susan Calman review – Radio 4 favourite's sparky set is far from cosy
The Stables, Milton Keynes The standup reveals she’s taken up boxing on her Calman Before the Storm tour, and the show swipes energetically at a formidable array of targets“No one says, ‘Hicks. Pryor. Calman’,” says Susan Calman, ruefully. “I’m not a dangero... [Read More]
Susan Calman review – Radio 4 favourite's sparky set is far from cosy
The Stables, Milton Keynes The standup reveals she’s taken up boxing on her Calman Before the Storm tour, and the show swipes energetically at a formidable array of targets“No one says, ‘Hicks. Pryor. Calman’,” says Susan Calman, ruefully. “I’m not a dangero... [Read More]