'My accent's ridiculous so it's great for comedy': standups on their home town's humour
Does a regional accent give you a headstart in standup? Are some places funnier than others? Jayde Adams, Tez Ilyas and Ardal O’Hanlon explore laughter and localityAn Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a bar. The punchline? That depends on which part of the country you’re i... [Read More]
'My accent's ridiculous so it's great for comedy': standups on their home town's humour
Does a regional accent give you a headstart in standup? Are some places funnier than others? Jayde Adams, Tez Ilyas and Ardal O’Hanlon explore laughter and localityAn Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a bar. The punchline? That depends on which part of the country you’re i... [Read More]
Sophie Willan: who are you calling a northern working-class comic?
Her childhood in care, her mother’s heroin addiction, her days as a sex worker … Bolton comedian Sophie Willan is turning the details of her life into dazzling standupIt’s great to have Sophie Willan’s working-class voice in the comedy industry. That’s not (just) me ta... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]