Funny Cow review – Maxine Peake blazes in the dark days of standup
Peake is hypnotically belligerent as an ambitious club performer trampling over prejudice and sticky carpets on the 1970s comedy circuitMaxine Peake dominates the screen as producer and star of this painful, angry film written by Tony Pitts and directed by Adrian Shergold, about a fictional female c... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan webchat – post your questions now
The TV comic has turned his talents to mastering the piano – so can he really do a good impression of Chopin? He’ll be here to answer all your questions on Wednesday 4 October at 1pm BST. 1.00pm BSTWho’s the hardest person to impersonate? David Beckham? Boris Johnson? Or could it ... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan webchat – post your questions now
The TV comic has turned his talents to mastering the piano – so can he really do a good impression of Chopin? He’ll be here to answer all your questions on Wednesday 4 October at 1pm BST. 1.00pm BSTWho’s the hardest person to impersonate? David Beckham? Boris Johnson? Or could it ... [Read More]
Inside Matt Besser’s Punk Rock Musical Podcast ‘Stolen Idea’
Matt Besser has done all there is to do in comedy, but ask him and he’ll tell you about a life that could have been as a musician. In Stolen Idea, a new punk rock comedy musical that Besser co-created for Stitcher Premium, he gets the chance to live out that fantasy and continue to […] [Read More]