Standup comedian's husband sues for defamation over 'provocative' show
Louise Reay says she faces bankruptcy if she loses case that could boil down to judge’s sense of humourAn award-winning standup comedian is being sued by her estranged husband for allegedly defaming him in her show.The lawsuit, described by a leading lawyer as a test case, relates to a show by... [Read More]
Standup comedian's husband sues for defamation over 'provocative' show
Louise Reay says she faces bankruptcy if she loses case that could boil down to judge’s sense of humourAn award-winning standup comedian is being sued by her estranged husband for allegedly defaming him in her show.The lawsuit, described by a leading lawyer as a test case, relates to a show by... [Read More]
Joel McHale Says He Was Requested To Stop Making ‘Kardashian Jokes’ On ‘The Soup’
Once upon a time, there was a show called, The Soup. The E! series would blend together comedy and pop-culture for viewers. In 2015, the show came to an end and former host Joel McHale re-shifted his career focus. Now with Netflix, McHale is back in front of the camera to start where he left [&helli... [Read More]
Joel McHale Says He Was Requested To Stop Making ‘Kardashian Jokes’ On ‘The Soup’
Once upon a time, there was a show called, The Soup. The E! series would blend together comedy and pop-culture for viewers. In 2015, the show came to an end and former host Joel McHale re-shifted his career focus. Now with Netflix, McHale is back in front of the camera to start where he left [&helli... [Read More]
Polski sklep-stick – is Brexit Britain ready for eastern European standup?
A wave of comedians from Poland, Hungary, Latvia and Romania are helping to tackle stereotypes about EU immigrants in the UKIt’s not easy being a Polish comedian in Brexit Britain. “I haven’t heard anyone actually say the words, ‘Go back to your country,’” says Mi... [Read More]
'I'm still in the game': Sandra Bernhard on stage fright, The King of Comedy and not running for president
The comic, singer and actor, performing in the UK for the first time in seven years, answered your questions 2.16pm GMTThanks for all the questions - I'll be at Ronnie Scott's at the end of the week! 2.14pm GMTunprinted asks:What does the song You Make Me Feel Mighty Real mean to you? Why chose to c... [Read More]
Hannah Gadsby on the male gaze in art: 'Stop watching women having baths. Go away.'
In her new ABC show Nakedy Nudes, the Tasmanian-born comedian delights in taking the highbrow mantle off art history“Art history taught me I have no place in history,” said Hannah Gadsby in her furious, hilarious, devastating stand-up show Nanette. “Women didn’t have time to ... [Read More]
Rose Matafeo: 'I looked like a tiny, chubby Prince'
The writer and comedian lifts the lid on the things that make her laugh the mostBedazzled is a great comedy film. Dudley Moore really kills me. And the 2000 remake is funny as hell, too. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Michael Blackson Is Interested To Be In ‘Coming To America 2’
As we all know, 80’s classic comedy Coming To America is getting a sequel. Black-ish’s Kenya Barris has signed onboard to help pen the newest installment of the original film. Now what is unclear is who will round out the cast. Kevin Hart, and Micahel Blackson have both been suggestions ... [Read More]
Sandra Bernhard webchat – post your questions now
The comic, singer and actor, performing in the UK for the first time in seven years, will answer your questions at 1pm GMT on Monday 19 February 3.00pm GMTSandra Bernhard webchat – post your questions nowTo call Sandra Bernhard a triple threat would be selling her short. Since she started out ... [Read More]