Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51
Hughes, Perrier award winner and team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes: sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his ownSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian, author and actor, has died aged 51, his former agent said. Related: 'I matured very late in li... [Read More]
Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51
Hughes, Perrier award winner and team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes: sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his ownSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian, author and actor, has died aged 51, his former agent said. Related: 'Charming, soulful, a prop... [Read More]
Funny Cow review – Maxine Peake blazes in the dark days of standup
Peake is hypnotically belligerent as an ambitious club performer trampling over prejudice and sticky carpets on the 1970s comedy circuitMaxine Peake dominates the screen as producer and star of this painful, angry film written by Tony Pitts and directed by Adrian Shergold, about a fictional female c... [Read More]
Funny Cow review – Maxine Peake blazes in the dark days of standup
Peake is hypnotically belligerent as an ambitious club performer trampling over prejudice and sticky carpets on the 1970s comedy circuitMaxine Peake dominates the screen as producer and star of this painful, angry film written by Tony Pitts and directed by Adrian Shergold, about a fictional female c... [Read More]
Funny Cow review – Maxine Peake blazes in the dark days of standup
Peake is hypnotically belligerent as an ambitious club performer trampling over prejudice and sticky carpets on the 1970s comedy circuitMaxine Peake dominates the screen as producer and star of this painful, angry film written by Tony Pitts and directed by Adrian Shergold, about a fictional female c... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]