Don't wait for the punchline: Jordan Brookes and comedy's rule breakers
Shows that delight in flouting conventions, like Brookes’s Body of Work, make us question our expectations of standup – including whether it should all be funnyAn offstage voice announces his entrance, but our host refuses to appear. That’s the first shredded expectation in Jordan ... [Read More]
Don't wait for the punchline: Jordan Brookes and comedy's rule breakers
Shows that delight in flouting conventions, like Brookes’s Body of Work, make us question our expectations of standup – including whether it should all be funnyAn offstage voice announces his entrance, but our host refuses to appear. That’s the first shredded expectation in Jordan ... [Read More]
Brian Logan's top 10 comedy of 2016
Mr Swallow camped it up as Houdini, Isy Suttie looked for Mr Right, while Brexit brought out the angry best in Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee. Our critic picks the year’s best comedy• More on the best culture of 2016We’re coming to the end of the most tumultuous political year man... [Read More]
Brian Logan's top 10 comedy of 2016
Mr Swallow camped it up as Houdini, Isy Suttie looked for Mr Right, while Brexit brought out the angry best in Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee. Our critic picks the year’s best comedy• More on the best culture of 2016We’re coming to the end of the most tumultuous political year man... [Read More]
Hans Teeuwen: 'I once owned a vagina-shaped hat'
From I’m Alan Partridge to The Bonfire Of The Vanities, the absurdist Dutch comic reveals what makes him laugh the mostRichard Pryor live in concert. He was a fantastic performer and great actor. His act was all about telling uncomfortable truths in a very, very funny way. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Hans Teeuwen: 'I once owned a vagina-shaped hat'
From I’m Alan Partridge to The Bonfire Of The Vanities, the absurdist Dutch comic reveals what makes him laugh the mostRichard Pryor live in concert. He was a fantastic performer and great actor. His act was all about telling uncomfortable truths in a very, very funny way. Continue reading...... [Read More]