A panel show for her

The BBC is to address the claim that panel shows are too male-dominated with a new…

Smart arses

A show in which three international female comedy performers respond to their reviews…

Flat broke

Edinburgh Fringe performers have spoken of how they fell victim to a scam over their…

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Saturday August 19: Paul Sinha, Late Night Gimp Fight, Marcel Lucont, Tom Ward, Nath Valvo, Rob Carter as Christopher Bliss, Jack Barry, Michael Stranney as Daniel Duffy, Robin Boot, Dan Cook Sunil Patel, Sajeela Kershi, MC Rich Wilson

PLEASANCE DOME, 6.40pm. Tickets.

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Saturday August 19: Reining Edinburgh Comedy Award champ Richard Gadd! Plus Lauren Pattison, Morgan Rees and MC Sean McLoughlin. Laughing Horse @ City Cafe, 9.15pm. FREE!

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I’m not sure how other comics work, but the other day I found myself walking around in my pants with piles of books sellotaped to my shoes. This is very strange,…

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Videos

Larry David is portrayed as a Batman-type figure who ‘fights against injustice wherever he finds it’ in the trailer for the new series of Curb Your Enthusiasm,

The teaser is set in a Gotham-style dystopia, with references to past episodes such a cinema marquee advertising Mr. Simmington, the character played by Ricky Gervais, and graffiti urging: ‘Respect Wood’.

But unlike The Dark Knight, David seems unwilling to spring into action when duty calls.

Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO on October 1, after a six-year hiatus. Co-stars Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman and JB Smoove, will all return.

Larry David is the hero we need...

Trailer for Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9

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