Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Fleabag review – back on stage in filthy splendour
Soho theatre, LondonPhoebe Waller-Bridge follows up her TV hit with a magnificent monologueIt’s not so unusual for a successful Edinburgh show to become a television series, but it is rare to see it come full circle and return to the stage in its original form, so that those familiar with the ... [Read More]
Fleabag review – back on stage in filthy splendour
Soho theatre, LondonPhoebe Waller-Bridge follows up her TV hit with a magnificent monologueIt’s not so unusual for a successful Edinburgh show to become a television series, but it is rare to see it come full circle and return to the stage in its original form, so that those familiar with the ... [Read More]
Amazon Picks Up British Import ‘Fleabag’ Featuring Brett Gelman
Amazon has ordered a sexually explicit feminist comedy-drama from the UK. Currently filming in London, Fleabag will air this fall on Prime Instant Video. The six-episode BBC co-production is based on an acclaimed 2013 Edinburgh Fringe monologue of the same name by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also take... [Read More]
Amazon Picks Up British Import ‘Fleabag’ Featuring Brett Gelman
Amazon has ordered a sexually explicit feminist comedy-drama from the UK. Currently filming in London, Fleabag will air this fall on Prime Instant Video. The six-episode BBC co-production is based on an acclaimed 2013 Edinburgh Fringe monologue of the same name by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also take... [Read More]