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]
When comedy's big hitters take a short cut to the punchline
The stars of the Greenwich comedy festival had to concertina their standup routines. But can the likes of Dylan Moran and Bridget Christie ruminate and rage against the clock?What is the basic unit of comedy performance? As comedy festivals spring up nationwide, as the Edinburgh fringe expands annua... [Read More]
When comedy's big hitters take a short cut to the punchline
The stars of the Greenwich comedy festival had to concertina their standup routines. But can the likes of Dylan Moran and Bridget Christie ruminate and rage against the clock?What is the basic unit of comedy performance? As comedy festivals spring up nationwide, as the Edinburgh fringe expands annua... [Read More]
When comedy's big hitters take a short cut to the punchline
The stars of the Greenwich comedy festival had to concertina their standup routines. But can the likes of Dylan Moran and Bridget Christie ruminate and rage against the clock?What is the basic unit of comedy performance? As comedy festivals spring up nationwide, as the Edinburgh fringe expands annua... [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]
Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapologyUnmissable Theatre | Pop | Film | Art | Television | GamesLots of comedy is escapist, but only Nick Mohammed’s new show... [Read More]
Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapologyUnmissable Theatre | Pop | Film | Art | Television | GamesLots of comedy is escapist, but only Nick Mohammed’s new show... [Read More]