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The Big Sick | Movie review by Steve Bennett

The Big Sick

The Big Sick is surely the funniest ‘girlfriend…

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How comedians handle reviews | Lorna Shaw has some pre-Fringe tips

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With less than a month to go before the Edinburgh Fringe kicks off, with our shows in bloom and our delicate egos at the helm, comedians thoughts begin to turn…

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Andy leads the Field

Andy Field has won the fourth heat of this year’s BBC New Comedy Award. The…

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We didn't mean to deceive! | Comics hit back over Chortle's blurb-shaming

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Some of the comedians Chortle ‘named and shamed' for misleading Edinburgh Fringe blurbs yesterday have complained that their inclusion in our list was…

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Videos

Here is the first preview clip of hospital set sitcom Porters.

The comedy, which starts on Dave in September, stars Ed Easton from sketch group Gein's Family Gift Shop as a hospital porter.

The cast of the three 40-minute episodes also includes Chewing Gum's Susan Wokoma, Claudia Jessie, Jo Joyner, Sanjeev Bhaskar – and Rutger Hauer.

It has been written by Dan Sefton, wh also works part time in an A&E ward in Devon.

First look at Porters

New hospital sitcom from Dave

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