Comedy Central launching UK festival in October 2018
Hot off the heels of launching a successful comedy and music festival in San Francisco with the second annual Clusterfest, Comedy Central is ready to do it up across the pond with a three-day stand-up fest in the UK. Jimmy Carr, Russell Howard and Katherine Ryan will headline Comedy Central Live, de... [Read More]
50 shows to see at the Edinburgh fringe 2018
Superstar standups, daring dance, Brexit cabaret and a Bon Jovi musical … Dive into our guide to some of the shows at the world’s biggest arts festivalGilded Balloon Continue reading...... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade performs Carnegie Hall ASSSSCAT to open 20th and final Del Close Marathon in New York City
Where can the Upright Citizens Brigade go after playing Carnegie Hall? Hollywood, apparently. The UCB4, as co-founders Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts are lovingly called by their students and improv comedy fans around the world, started performing ASSSSCAT in New York City in b... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade performs Carnegie Hall ASSSSCAT to open 20th and final Del Close Marathon in New York City
Where can the Upright Citizens Brigade go after playing Carnegie Hall? Hollywood, apparently. The UCB4, as co-founders Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts are lovingly called by their students and improv comedy fans around the world, started performing ASSSSCAT in New York City in b... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
Edinburgh fringe 2018 to tackle #MeToo and celebrate Blue Peter
Lineup for 71st edition includes hard-hitting debuts and plenty of nostalgia An array of provocative debuts will mix with a heavy dose of nostalgia at the 71st Edinburgh fringe festival this August, as creative takes on the #MeToo movement are performed alongside a theatrical tribute to Blue Peter, ... [Read More]
Jon Stewart has some words of advice for Samantha Bee and faux outrage culture
"My identity in this business, for me, will always be stand up.” – Jon Stewart #Clusterfest (📸: Josh Withers) pic.twitter.com/CJgBo1FbQQ… MORE Jon Stewart has some words of advice for Samantha Bee and faux outrage culture appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Lolly Adefope: ‘In Edinburgh I kissed a boy in the afternoon – by 4am we both had new partners’
On a first trip to the fringe, she was desperate for comedy to seep into her and discovered a summer camp that became a second homeDespite having lived in London for most of my life – and being a huge fan of dancing and drinking in the street – I’ve never been to Notting Hill carni... [Read More]