Tiffany Haddish Joins Netflix Thriller ‘The Oath’ As Executive Producer and Star
Welp, Tiffany Haddish adds another movie credit to her growing resume. This time, it’s to wear two hats: executive producer and star in the upcoming Netflix satirical thriller ‘The Oath’.  The film also marks the directorial debut for Ike Barinholtz and features co-stars&... [Read More]
The League of Gentlemen announce 2018 UK tour
The dark comedy foursome are to hit the road, taking new show to ‘all the wonderful local places in our increasingly local country’Their three forthcoming reunion specials for the BBC are among this Christmas’s most anticipated television shows. Now, the League of Gentlemen have an... [Read More]
'Chinese burn? We just say burn': comics on joking about race and immigration
Phil Wang has a messy relationship with the British empire. Evelyn Mok felt dirty joking about her family. Kae Kurd riffs on being a refugee. Aisha Alfa was shocked to find she had a ‘black perspective’. They talk patriotism, stereotypes and stigmasI’m a sort of half-immigrant. I w... [Read More]
'It sounds like Michael Bubbly!' Big Shaq rates his rivals for Christmas No 1
The coat-obsessed Man’s Not Hot rapper has made the viral pop hit of the year – and could now be the Christmas No 1. So does he think he can beat Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey and Gregory Porter?Amid the usual sleigh bells, string sections and festive lyrics in this year’s Christmas No ... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen's new show is raw, urgent and confessional … but is it comedy?
Having explored her depression and anxiety, the Danish comic is tackling childhood trauma. How do standups amuse an audience if even they don’t find their subject funny?Her first show, Bubblewrap, was about depression and self-harm; her second, Shimmer Shatter, detailed her social anxiety. Now... [Read More]
Peter Kay cancels UK and Ireland tour over 'family circumstances'
Comedian who has not toured for eight years says he deeply regrets decision to cancel more than 100 shows next yearPeter Kay has cancelled his tour of Britain and Ireland, which would have seen him perform more than 100 gigs, citing family circumstances. The comedian and actor had only announced the... [Read More]
Peter Kay cancels UK and Ireland tour over 'family circumstances'
Comedian who has not toured for eight years says he deeply regrets decision to cancel more than 100 shows next yearPeter Kay has cancelled his tour of Britain and Ireland, which would have seen him perform more than 100 gigs, citing family circumstances. The comedian and actor had only announced the... [Read More]
Thirty Christmases review – a merry little comedy about festive stress
New Diorama, LondonA reunited brother and sister try to repair their relationship at Christmas time in this amiable show with songsChristmas is a time to be with family. But what if your family is fractured? That’s the question at the heart of this amiable show, written by and starring Jonny D... [Read More]
Thirty Christmases review – a merry little comedy about festive stress
New Diorama, LondonA reunited brother and sister try to repair their relationship at Christmas time in this amiable show with songsChristmas is a time to be with family. But what if your family is fractured? That’s the question at the heart of this amiable show, written by and starring Jonny D... [Read More]
My First Time Bombing As A Comedian: Top Mistakes Comedians Make
The High I was on top of the world, fresh off my graduation show (a show where you perform after you have completed a comedy writing class). My first time performing comedy on stage was a 15 person bringer (a show where you have to bring your friends and family to a club to get […] The post M... [Read More]