Can you do comedy about rape? Natalie Palamides thinks so
The LA comic, who won best newcomer at last year’s Edinburgh fringe, has tested her electric new material on American audiences. But how will Nate – her ‘douchebag’ male alter ego – go down in Britain?We should know, after last year, to expect the unexpected from Natali... [Read More]
All the fun of the fringe: the best comedy to see in Edinburgh, part two
The tricky subjects of identity politics, consent and mental health make for electric shows• The best comedy to see in Edinburgh, part one“Unless you can say in one media-friendly soundbite exactly what it is that you’re talking about and exactly what it is that you stand for, peop... [Read More]
All the fun of the fringe: the best comedy to see in Edinburgh, part one
A drag queen who impersonates Nicola Sturgeon, Gujurati home life and a truly terrible novelist… we meet the comics behind the hottest Edinburgh festival shows• The best comedy to see in Edinburgh, part twoSome of the most biting political satire at this year’s Edinburgh festival w... [Read More]
Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting A Woman
PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Anthony Anderson is currently being investigated by police over an alleged assault … More The post Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting A Woman appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
Tom Ward: ‘Shooting Stars is the funniest TV show – Vic and Bob are gods’
The standup and 2017 Chortle best newcomer award winner on the things that make him laugh the mostCardinal Burns as Dean and Murf, playing two drug casualties dining out on their minor dance hit from 1993. I actually dropped to my knees laughing. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Paul Mayhew-Archer: 'I want to show people with Parkinson's can do comedy
The writer of The Vicar of Dibley and Mrs Brown’s Boys discusses the funny side of living with the illness and his new Edinburgh show, Incurable Optimist“Good news,” the comedy writer Paul Mayhew-Archer likes to say of the moment he learned he had Parkinson’s disease. “... [Read More]
Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World
Netflix is heavily investing in the space of stand-up comedy as it has now been … More The post Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World
Netflix is heavily investing in the space of stand-up comedy as it has now been … More The post Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World
Netflix is heavily investing in the space of stand-up comedy as it has now been … More The post Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
End of the Pier review – Les Dennis plays a washed-up standup in Blackpool comedy
Park theatre, LondonThe politics of comedy is examined through the prism of faltering father and son comedians played by Les Dennis and Blake Harrison‘I realised why I never liked jokes,” says a character in Danny Robins’s new play, channelling comedian-of-the-moment Hannah Gadsby.... [Read More]