Why a standup gig at Edinburgh is the perfect summer job for a jaded MP | Joanna Griffin and Lola Stephenson
Canvassing for support, getting heckled, hanging out in bars – it’s all great practice for politicians. And Alex Salmond is leading the way• Joanna Griffin and Lola Stephenson are a comedy double actParliament rises for recess tomorrow and the MPs will swap the daily commute to West... [Read More]
'We haven't made a profit for five years': risky business at Edinburgh fringe
Running a festival venue is about more than booking acts and selling tickets. From converting lecture rooms to spending £25,000 on Astroturf, we reveal the costs of putting on a showTen years ago, at the Edinburgh festival, Anthony Alderson became the not very proud owner of 44 Vauxhall Astras... [Read More]
'I had to relearn how to be funny': comedian Lou Conran on her show about baby loss
Lou Conran terminated her pregnancy after five months when she discovered her baby would not survive outside the womb. Now, she is telling her story at the Edinburgh fringe“Nobody has cried through the previews,” says Lou Conran, “so it can’t be that bad.” The standup, ... [Read More]
Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more
San Francisco’s Outside Lands always has one of the best lineups around, especially on its comedy stage, The Barbary — a… MORE Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more appeared first ... [Read More]
Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more
San Francisco’s Outside Lands always has one of the best lineups around, especially on its comedy stage, The Barbary —… MORE Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more appeared first on The ... [Read More]
35 Reasons to Look Forward to the 35th annual Just For Laughs festival in Montreal this July 2017
The 35th annual Just For Laughs, or Juste Pour Rire (Pour les Français), kicked off on Wednesday in Montreal, and while there may only be a few Americans performing there this weekend (Jessica Kirson, Steve Byrne and Vlad Caamano in The Ethnic Show, hosted by Alonzo Bodden), hundreds of ... [Read More]
35 Reasons to Look Forward to the 35th annual Just For Laughs festival in Montreal this July 2017
The 35th annual Just For Laughs, or Juste Pour Rire (Pour les Français), kicked off on Wednesday in Montreal, and while there may only be a few Americans performing there this weekend (Jessica Kirson, Steve Byrne and Vlad Caamano in The Ethnic Show, hosted by Alonzo Bodden), hundreds of ... [Read More]
35 Reasons to Look Forward to the 35th annual Just For Laughs festival in Montreal this July 2017
The 35th annual Just For Laughs, or Juste Pour Rire (Pour les Français), kicked off on Wednesday in Montreal, and while there may only be a few Americans performing there this weekend (Jessica Kirson, Steve Byrne and Vlad Caamano in The Ethnic Show, hosted by Alonzo Bodden), hundreds of ... [Read More]
July 15, 2017 deadline to submit for prizes at ITVFest
If you’ve got a script or a series pitch sitting around in your files, but dearly want to put it in front of the producers, suits and creative executives to make it on the TV, then you’ve still got time to submit it for the 2017 ITVFest. Not much time, though. The deadline is July [&hell... [Read More]