Miles Jupp: ‘The thing that always makes me howl is Frasier’
The actor, comic and News Quiz host on the things that make him laugh the mostI used to go to The Stand comedy club a lot and I remember thinking Craig Campbell was just otherworldly. I saw him do a long set one night that was all stories, and I was utterly beside myself. In particular there was a r... [Read More]
Miles Jupp webchat – your questions answered on comedy, class and Balamory
The comedian, actor and News Quiz host discussed bias at the BBC, his well-loved children’s television show, and the geography of Mozambique 2.19pm BSTThanks very much for your questions. I think it's good that people throw in the odd snarky one - it makes it a bit more like real conversation!... [Read More]
Miles Jupp webchat – post your questions now
The comedian, actor and News Quiz host is joining us to answer your questions from 1pm on Wednesday 21 September – post them in the comments below 4.38pm BSTWith his sensible jumpers and waspish observations, it’s no surprise to find Miles Jupp as the new host of Radio 4 perennial The Ne... [Read More]
Miles Jupp review – comic retreats to the comfort zone for a night of polite rage
Epsom Playhouse Fury at Britain’s political masters has been replaced by mild tales about life’s inconveniences in the News Quiz host’s latest show, Songs of FreedomUntil his last tour in 2014, standup fans associated Miles Jupp with a homely brand of bumbling Englishness. Then the... [Read More]
Miles Jupp review – comic retreats to the comfort zone for a night of polite rage
Epsom Playhouse Fury at Britain’s political masters has been replaced by mild tales about life’s inconveniences in the News Quiz host’s latest show, Songs of FreedomUntil his last tour in 2014, standup fans associated Miles Jupp with a homely brand of bumbling Englishness. Then the... [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]