'If I get laughs, I will have failed': Chilcot report recital begins in Edinburgh
Comedians kick off Iraq Out and Loud, the reading of all 6,000 pages of the Iraq war report in a small shed at the fringeThe most talked about performance at the Edinburgh festival fringe kicked off less with a bang and more with the clearing of a throat, the donning of some glasses, and the grippin... [Read More]
Tony Blair recalls ‘dire’ standup attempts and his role as 'Captain Kink'
The former prime minister tells Matt Forde that his attempt at comedy as a university student is a ‘rich vein of embarrassment’Tony Blair has spoken of his “really dire” attempts at being a comedian while a student at Oxford University. In an onstage interview with the comedi... [Read More]
Former British PM Tony Blair headed to Late Show with David Letterman | Reuters
Tony Blair, the former prime minister of Britain, will take a break from seeking peace in the Middle East to trade jokes with comedian David Letterman on his first ever "Late Show" guest appearance next week, U.S. network CBS said on Wednesday. [Read More]