Amy Schumer review – sex, neuroses and gun control from a sure-footed star
Edinburgh PlayhouseShe may be negotiating the move from everygirl to A-lister, but Schumer is truly at home on stage, hilarious on pills, guns – and even the odd heckler“I just say whatever dumb stuff comes into my head, and most of it is disgusting and horrible,” Amy Schumer muses... [Read More]
Issa Rae Just Signed A New Development Deal With HBO To Bring Diverse Programming
Issa Rae will extend her stay at HBO beyond her new series Insecure premiering on October. It was announced yesterday that Rae will now help HBO push for diverse programming with a development deal. What does that mean? More Rae at HBO for the next two years. HBO has turned to the star of one of it... [Read More]
Amy Schumer review – sex, neuroses and gun control from a sure-footed star
Edinburgh PlayhouseShe may be negotiating the move from everygirl to A-lister, but Schumer is truly at home on stage, hilarious on pills, guns – and even the odd heckler“I just say whatever dumb stuff comes into my head, and most of it is disgusting and horrible,” Amy Schumer muses... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Richard Gadd's show about sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up prize for fringe’s top comedy show, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer and marathon reading of Chilcot Report also recognisedRichard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about his difficulties overcoming a s... [Read More]
Richard Gadd's show about his sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up top prize, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer Richard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about difficulties overcoming a sexual assault he experienced four years ago. The show, Monkey See Monkey Do, saw off seve... [Read More]
Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup
Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minutes of Heath McIvor’s show Randy Writes a Novel marvelling at how expressive Randy can be. H... [Read More]
Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup
Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minutes of Heath McIvor’s show Randy Writes a Novel marvelling at how expressive Randy can be. H... [Read More]