Gina Yashere review – liberal anxieties defanged in homecoming triumph
Underbelly, South Bank, LondonThe Londoner turned US Daily Show star shows herself more clown than commentator as she unpicks British race relations and Anglo-Nigerian manners Last month, UK comedy audiences had a visit from Daily Show host Trevor Noah; this month, his Brexit correspondent and so-ca... [Read More]
Gina Yashere review – liberal anxieties defanged in homecoming triumph
Underbelly, South Bank, LondonThe Londoner turned US Daily Show star shows herself more clown than commentator as she unpicks British race relations and Anglo-Nigerian manners Last month, UK comedy audiences had a visit from Daily Show host Trevor Noah; this month, his Brexit correspondent and so-ca... [Read More]
Gina Yashere review – liberal anxieties defanged in homecoming triumph
Underbelly, South Bank, LondonThe Londoner turned US Daily Show star shows herself more clown than commentator as she unpicks British race relations and Anglo-Nigerian manners Last month, UK comedy audiences had a visit from Daily Show host Trevor Noah; this month, his Brexit correspondent and so-ca... [Read More]
Adam Riches: ‘The funniest number? 43, it’s just so gloriously pathetic’
The comedian, writer and Foster’s Edinburgh comedy award winner on the things that make him laugh the mostEverything in Airplane! Leslie Nielsen’s nose growing as he tells the passengers everything is going to be fine. The captain walking through the terminal beating up all the people wh... [Read More]
Adam Riches: ‘The funniest number? 43, it’s just so gloriously pathetic’
The comedian, writer and Foster’s Edinburgh comedy award winner on the things that make him laugh the mostEverything in Airplane! Leslie Nielsen’s nose growing as he tells the passengers everything is going to be fine. The captain walking through the terminal beating up all the people wh... [Read More]
Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’
The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his ‘horrible’ feud with Jon StewartThe night before I meet Marc Maron, I go to his standup show in London. These days Maron is best known for his hugely popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, which he started in 2009, and on which... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
Sophie Willan: ‘The funniest meal I’ve ever eaten? A leftover blob of MDMA’
The comedian, writer and author on the things that make her laugh the mostNot the Nine O’Clock News is timeless. My favourite one is Gerald the Gorilla with Rowan Atkinson. It’s genius, silly stuff. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Sophie Willan: ‘The funniest meal I’ve ever eaten? A leftover blob of MDMA’
The comedian, writer and author on the things that make her laugh the mostNot the Nine O’Clock News is timeless. My favourite one is Gerald the Gorilla with Rowan Atkinson. It’s genius, silly stuff. Continue reading...... [Read More]