The Beakington Town Hall Meetings review – Adam Riches' tortoise tombola laughathon
Battersea Arts Centre, London The winningly weird comic tasks his audience with solving an animal massacre mystery in an evening that spins a good story from endless fun nonsenseThere’s been an incident at Beakington Town Hall, and the mayor is fuming. We councillors – given name badges ... [Read More]
Christie, Kitson and an unholy cabaret: the best comedy shows this Christmas
Bridget Christie promises a night of hope and despair, Daniel Kitson serves up a heartwarmer and Lucy McCormick delivers a trash take on the New Testament. Here are the funniest festive gigsMore to see: Theatre | Carols and concerts | DanceHer last show, Because You Demanded It, was one of the comed... [Read More]
Edinburgh fringe 2015: How to be the perfect audience member
Top comics offer handy hints on making the most of your Edinburgh experience Related: Natasia Demetriou – comedy's most nervous standup? Related: Phil Wang: Impossibly wise or offensively stupid – Chinese people in US films Continue reading...... [Read More]
Adam Riches, Humphrey Ker, The Wrestling win 2011 Edinburgh Comedy Awards
The end of August brings with it the end of the annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and the festival's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards were handed out Saturday afternoon. This year's big winners: 2011 Best Comedy Show Award: Adam Riches, "Bring Me th... [Read More]
BBC Comedy at Internet Week Europe (video)
Last night the BBC hosted a comedy night curated by Popcorn Comedy for European Internet Week: it was a showcase of funny videos with live stand-up from Holly Walsh and live yoghurt-punching from Adam Riches. [Read More]