Comic delivery: Josie Long and Jonny Donahoe on having a baby
Just a month before their first child is due, the standup couple are doing a show together – seeking the audience’s parenting tips“It’s mad,” says Josie Long, “but it feels like the right thing to do.” Braving the blustery weather at a pavement cafe near the... [Read More]
Lefty Scum: Josie Long and the protest jokers serenading the Labour faithful
Can funny songs change the world? Jonny & the Baptists and Grace Petrie join Josie Long for a spirited night of comedy that imagines nationalising the Queen’s swans and banning Daily Mail readers from seeing their grandchildrenProspects have changed dramatically for UK lefties over the las... [Read More]
Lefty Scum: Josie Long and the protest jokers serenading the Labour faithful
Can funny songs change the world? Jonny & the Baptists and Grace Petrie join Josie Long for a spirited night of comedy that imagines nationalising the Queen’s swans and banning Daily Mail readers from seeing their grandchildrenProspects have changed dramatically for UK lefties over the las... [Read More]
Josie Long review – a wistfully witty bid to find a bright side to Brexit
Soho theatre, LondonThe usually sanguine standup draws laughs and skewers stereotypes with her account of being leftwing in a rightwing age“The David Bowie of standup,” comedian Nish Kumar recently called Josie Long – because she reinvents her act with every new show. Or almost eve... [Read More]
The deranged Dutchman is coming! The finest comedy of autumn 2016
Brexit, starting over, a honey-selling scam and karaoke with chickens ... these are the concerns of the big names in comedy this autumn•Autumn culture: Film | Art & design | Dance | Classical | Pop | Theatre | TV | GamesThis “cranky thirtysomething lesbian comedian” (her words) ... [Read More]