Michelle Wolf: ‘It’s weird that Trump doesn’t have a sense of humour’
As host of the White House correspondents’ dinner, comic Michelle Wolf insulted Trump, his inner circle and the press. What happened next?In the past 35 days, Michelle Wolf has hosted the annual White House correspondents’ dinner, scandalised Washington DC, outraged the president, run a ... [Read More]
Lolly Adefope: ‘In Edinburgh I kissed a boy in the afternoon – by 4am we both had new partners’
On a first trip to the fringe, she was desperate for comedy to seep into her and discovered a summer camp that became a second homeDespite having lived in London for most of my life – and being a huge fan of dancing and drinking in the street – I’ve never been to Notting Hill carni... [Read More]
Political correctness isn’t killing comedy. Scared old stagnant comedians are | Rebecca Shaw
The old guard is being left behind in a world that no longer finds bigotry funny. It’s about timeComedy has been an important part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents, working long and brutal hours in menial jobs in the struggle to raise four children, had every right to be sa... [Read More]
Tom Stade: ‘The funniest number? Infinity, it tickles my brain’
The Canadian standup on what makes him laugh the mostThe late Foster Brooks played the greatest drunk ever and the pilot sketch with Dean Martin is a work of art. It should be studied in universities. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Trevor Noah review – what if Harry and Meghan had 'a real black wedding'?
O2 Arena, LondonThe royal couple get a cheerful ribbing from the Daily Show host in a set that’s a delight – even to huffy republicansWhat a gift to Trevor Noah that his one-off UK date coincided with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. The Daily Show host dedicates a full 10... [Read More]
Bridget Christie review – gleeful in trashing the label that defined her
Brighton DomeAward-winning standup serves up ruthless self-mockery in a show that is playful and pugnacious in equal measureLying, says Bridget Christie, has been tainted by association with Trump, Putin and the Brexit campaign. So she’s giving it up: now it’s the truth and nothing but f... [Read More]
Bridget Christie review – gleeful in trashing the label that defined her
Brighton DomeAward-winning standup serves up ruthless self-mockery in a show that is playful and pugnacious in equal measureLying, says Bridget Christie, has been tainted by association with Trump, Putin and the Brexit campaign. So she’s giving it up: now it’s the truth and nothing but f... [Read More]