Lefty Scum: Josie Long and the protest jokers serenading the Labour faithful
Can funny songs change the world? Jonny & the Baptists and Grace Petrie join Josie Long for a spirited night of comedy that imagines nationalising the Queen’s swans and banning Daily Mail readers from seeing their grandchildrenProspects have changed dramatically for UK lefties over the las... [Read More]
Lefty Scum: Josie Long and the protest jokers serenading the Labour faithful
Can funny songs change the world? Jonny & the Baptists and Grace Petrie join Josie Long for a spirited night of comedy that imagines nationalising the Queen’s swans and banning Daily Mail readers from seeing their grandchildrenProspects have changed dramatically for UK lefties over the las... [Read More]
Josie Long review – a wistfully witty bid to find a bright side to Brexit
Soho theatre, LondonThe usually sanguine standup draws laughs and skewers stereotypes with her account of being leftwing in a rightwing age“The David Bowie of standup,” comedian Nish Kumar recently called Josie Long – because she reinvents her act with every new show. Or almost eve... [Read More]
The deranged Dutchman is coming! The finest comedy of autumn 2016
Brexit, starting over, a honey-selling scam and karaoke with chickens ... these are the concerns of the big names in comedy this autumn•Autumn culture: Film | Art & design | Dance | Classical | Pop | Theatre | TV | GamesThis “cranky thirtysomething lesbian comedian” (her words) ... [Read More]
Episode #27: Josie Long
Josie Long started performing comedy in Britain at 14 and was winning awards from the BBC by the time she was 17. Long took her first stand-up show to Edinburgh Fringe in 2006 and the festival named her Best Newcomer -- she since racked up three consecutive nominations for Best Comedy Show at t... [Read More]
Josie Long: Cara Josephine (at SoHo Playhouse)
Josie Long has mounted six one-person shows since 2006 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, with three of them nominated for Best Comedy Show in consecutive years (2010-2011-2012), and her first extended New York City run comes courtesy of SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encores series -- which had the theater... [Read More]