Is comedy infectious to doctors?
A white coat is often a sign of funny bones, as periodic outbreaks of medically trained comedians demonstrateIs there an affinity between comedy and medicine? Certainly, a notable number of comedians used to work in the medical profession. One of them, Adam Kay of Amateur Transplants fame, has now s... [Read More]
Angelos and Barry review – comedy pals' barmy banter is a puerile delight
Soho theatre, London The comic alter egos of Dan Renton Skinner and Alex Lowe claim to be the New Power Generation come to save us in a thin but skilfully written showIt’s a match made in – well, Ladbrokes, or round the back of Morrisons. Angelos Epithemiou (Dan Renton Skinner) is a gorm... [Read More]
Bad Boys 3 Pushed Back To Late 2018 Release
You can look at this two different ways. The positive news is that Bad Boy 3 looks to be actually happening but the downside is that it will now come a little later than expected. It was revealed the other day that the action-comedy made famous by Martin Lawrence and Will Smith will now be released... [Read More]
Still Game: Live 2 review – hilarity ahoy as the TV sitcom takes a sea cruise
SSE Hydro, GlasgowFord Kiernan and Greg Hemphill return to the stage with an even more ambitious live show – and just as many laughsWhen does a sitcom get too big for its boots? It’s a worry that must have crossed the minds of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill on returning to the hangar-lik... [Read More]
How Bridget Christie found the funny side of Brexit
After the EU referendum result, Bridget Christie ripped up her Edinburgh show and created a new one in just a few weeks. This is an anatomy of a standup set that has changed with the headlinesCreating a new hour of standup can be a lengthy process. Most comics spend months writing material and honin... [Read More]
How Bridget Christie found the funny side of Brexit
After the EU referendum result, Bridget Christie ripped up her Edinburgh show and created a new one in just a few weeks. This is an anatomy of a standup set that has changed with the headlinesCreating a new hour of standup can be a lengthy process. Most comics spend months writing material and honin... [Read More]
Bridget Christie and Drake: top things to do in the UK this week
From the super-sharp standup latest set to the hip-hop megastar’s mammoth tour: your at-a-glance guide to the best in cultureBridget ChristieThe queen of feminist comedy continues her two-week run in London, with a new show that faces up to our EU exasperation, before heading out on tour.At Le... [Read More]
Bridget Christie and Drake: top things to do in the UK this week
From the super-sharp standup latest set to the hip-hop megastar’s mammoth tour: your at-a-glance guide to the best in cultureBridget ChristieThe queen of feminist comedy continues her two-week run in London, with a new show that faces up to our EU exasperation, before heading out on tour.At Le... [Read More]
Richard Herring: ‘Rick And Morty is the most brilliant TV show I've ever seen'
The comedian, writer and blogger on what makes him laugh the mostWatching Billy Connolly at the Hammersmith Apollo in the late 90s was a masterclass of long-form comedy. I also shared a hotel lift with him at the Montreal festival and he was funnier in the time it took us to go up the one floor to t... [Read More]
Richard Herring: ‘Rick And Morty is the most brilliant TV show I've ever seen'
The comedian, writer and blogger on what makes him laugh the mostWatching Billy Connolly at the Hammersmith Apollo in the late 90s was a masterclass of long-form comedy. I also shared a hotel lift with him at the Montreal festival and he was funnier in the time it took us to go up the one floor to t... [Read More]