Dylan Moran: ‘Britain is sending itself to its room and not coming down’
The comedian’s new show questions how to cope with the relentlessness of today’s politics. He discusses the ‘cult’ of Catholicism, his love of poetry and giving up his vices“I’ve been doing this for a quarter of a century,” points out Dylan Moran. “I&r... [Read More]
Dylan Moran: ‘Britain is sending itself to its room and not coming down’
The comedian’s new show questions how to cope with the relentlessness of today’s politics. He discusses the ‘cult’ of Catholicism, his love of poetry and giving up his vices“I’ve been doing this for a quarter of a century,” points out Dylan Moran. “I&r... [Read More]
50 shows to see at the Edinburgh fringe 2018
Superstar standups, daring dance, Brexit cabaret and a Bon Jovi musical … Dive into our guide to some of the shows at the world’s biggest arts festivalGilded Balloon Continue reading...... [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]
Irish Comedian Dylan Moran Has Landed a Pilot Deal With ABC
by Elise Czajkowski Irish comedian Dylan Moran has signed a deal with ABC to create and star in his own pilot, Deadline reports. It's Moran's first time working in American television, having co-created and starred in the beloved British sitcom Black Books. Moran also appeared in Shaun of the D... [Read More]
Dylan Moran @ JFL Chicago (review)
Irish comedian Dylan Moran drew a packed house at his Friday night Just for Laughs performance at Park West. Fans of the sardonic standup lined up around the block for the chance to see the creator and star of Black Books, who performed a generous set of close to two hours, including a highly d... [Read More]
The Laugh Guide: Deadpan Comedy
The ongoing series of exploring different styles of comedy. The Laugh Guide: Issue 5 – Deadpan Comedy By Definition dead·pan (n., adj., v., intr., tr.) A blank, expressionless face, especially a performer, who has or assumes a blank expression, impassively matter-of-fact, as in style, behavior... [Read More]
Behind the Irony Curtain: Dylan Moran becomes first English-speaking comic to play Russia
Dylan Moran has become the first English-speaking comedian to perform stand-up shows in Russia. The Black Books star presented two shows in St Petersburg, with his set being simultaneously translated via headphones for audience members who did not speak Russian. Moran said the shows were a ‘a big thing because apparently nobody’s done it before’. He told the St Petersburg Times: ‘We just wanted to see whether it would work.. It might not be the best gig, but that’s not the point. The point is... [Read More]