Russell Kane: ‘The funniest heckle I've ever had? Nick Grimshaw!'
The flamboyant standup on the things that make him laugh the most, from cult books and Tim Vine to reindeer’s blood pancakes“Fuck off Nick Grimshaw”. Wherever I go, people angrily insist that I am he. The more I protest, the more certain they are. It was funny. At first. Continue r... [Read More]
Russell Kane: ‘The funniest heckle I've ever had? Nick Grimshaw!'
The flamboyant standup on the things that make him laugh the most, from cult books and Tim Vine to reindeer’s blood pancakes“Fuck off Nick Grimshaw”. Wherever I go, people angrily insist that I am he. The more I protest, the more certain they are. It was funny. At first. Continue r... [Read More]
Hate Thy Neighbor's Jamali Maddix: a crude, cartoonish, straight-up standup
The comic who presented a TV series on the rise of the far right is back with a show that combines goofballery with cultural commentaryDid you see Hate Thy Neighbor on Viceland TV? A sizeable chunk of the audience at Jamali Maddix’s Soho theatre gig did. His documentary series about the rise o... [Read More]
Hate Thy Neighbor's Jamali Maddix: a crude, cartoonish, straight-up standup
The comic who presented a TV series on the rise of the far right is back with a show that combines goofballery with cultural commentaryDid you see Hate Thy Neighbor on Viceland TV? A sizeable chunk of the audience at Jamali Maddix’s Soho theatre gig did. His documentary series about the rise o... [Read More]
Seann Walsh review – enjoyable riffs on crumbs and courgetti
Theatre Royal, Brighton Walsh wears his comic curmudgeonliness well as he rebels against sober maturity, clean eating, Tinder, vapes and smartphonesProfessional curmudgeon is a familiar standup persona, and Seann Walsh wears it well – which is handy, given that he’s casting around for a ... [Read More]
Seann Walsh review – enjoyable riffs on crumbs and courgetti
Theatre Royal, Brighton Walsh wears his comic curmudgeonliness well as he rebels against sober maturity, clean eating, Tinder, vapes and smartphonesProfessional curmudgeon is a familiar standup persona, and Seann Walsh wears it well – which is handy, given that he’s casting around for a ... [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]
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]