Billy Connolly at 75: Eddie Izzard, Armando Iannucci and more salute 'Beatles of comedy'
Izzard was inspired by his incontinence knickers routine. Iannucci had to listen to his albums in secret. Al Murray was in awe of his rampant charisma. And he made Susan Calman hurt with laughter. Top comedians salute the Big Yin Continue reading...... [Read More]
Susan Calman review – Radio 4 favourite's sparky set is far from cosy
The Stables, Milton Keynes The standup reveals she’s taken up boxing on her Calman Before the Storm tour, and the show swipes energetically at a formidable array of targets“No one says, ‘Hicks. Pryor. Calman’,” says Susan Calman, ruefully. “I’m not a dangero... [Read More]
Susan Calman review – Radio 4 favourite's sparky set is far from cosy
The Stables, Milton Keynes The standup reveals she’s taken up boxing on her Calman Before the Storm tour, and the show swipes energetically at a formidable array of targets“No one says, ‘Hicks. Pryor. Calman’,” says Susan Calman, ruefully. “I’m not a dangero... [Read More]
Susan Calman: ‘When I’m feeling down I watch clips of cats jumping on children’
The Glaswegian standup and Radio 4 regular on the things that make her laugh the mostBilly Connolly. I’ve never managed to see him live but when I was younger I had a tape of one of his gigs which I used to play on my Sony Walkman. I remember being on a train once and I had to switch the casse... [Read More]
Susan Calman webchat – your questions answered on zombies, depression and Clare Balding
The searing Scottish comedian is with us to answer your questions in our live webchat – post them in the comments below 2.05pm GMTThanks everyone for taking part in this webchat. If you take nothing from this experience, please remember the following things. Number one, #Calman4DoctorWho. Numb... [Read More]
Susan Calman webchat – your questions answered on zombies, depression and Clare Balding
The searing Scottish comedian is with us to answer your questions in our live webchat – post them in the comments below 2.05pm GMTThanks everyone for taking part in this webchat. If you take nothing from this experience, please remember the following things. Number one, #Calman4DoctorWho. Numb... [Read More]
Susan Calman webchat – your questions answered on zombies, depression and Clare Balding
The searing Scottish comedian is with us to answer your questions in our live webchat – post them in the comments below 2.05pm GMTThanks everyone for taking part in this webchat. If you take nothing from this experience, please remember the following things. Number one, #Calman4DoctorWho. Numb... [Read More]
Susan Calman webchat – your questions answered on zombies, depression and Clare Balding
The searing Scottish comedian is with us to answer your questions in our live webchat – post them in the comments below 2.05pm GMTThanks everyone for taking part in this webchat. If you take nothing from this experience, please remember the following things. Number one, #Calman4DoctorWho. Numb... [Read More]
Susan Calman webchat – your questions answered on zombies, depression and Clare Balding
The searing Scottish comedian is with us to answer your questions in our live webchat – post them in the comments below 2.05pm GMTThanks everyone for taking part in this webchat. If you take nothing from this experience, please remember the following things. Number one, #Calman4DoctorWho. Numb... [Read More]