It's a wash-out

Cornwall’s first comedy festival has been called off with just five days notice. Organisers…

Another d'Or opens

British comedies including Fleabag, People Just Do Nothing and Witless have been…

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Today's shows

FAST FRINGE

Wednesday August 23: Mark Forward, Bob Slayer, Jarlath Regan, Bilal Zafar, Tamar Broadbent, Found Footage Festival, Urizilla Carlson, Laura Davis,Catherine Bohart, Jody Kamali, Fiona Ridgewell, Cat Loud, MC James Loveridge

PLEASANCE DOME, 6.40pm. Tickets.

BEST OF STUDENT COMEDY

student comedy

Wednesday August 23: James Meehan, Tom Gidman, Alex Kielty and more. Laughing Horse @ City Cafe, 9.15pm. FREE!

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Features

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Opinion

'I fricking love history' | Tony Law on what inspires his comedy

'I fricking love history'

First of all, I can't write OK. I'm typing this with my finger on my phone. I can't even swim. I could. I learnt as a kid, but I've done swim so…

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A Noble effort

Ross Noble is to make a new spoof magazine show for the BBC. Little is known about…

Punching Up

False sense of security | Comic cautioned for posing as security guard

False sense of security

Stand-up Damian Kingsley was given a police caution yesterday – for impersonating a security officer.The comedian had taken to wearing a security jacket as a…

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Videos

Michael Stranney took part in Chortle’s Fast Fringe as his naive and peculiar alter-ego Daniel Duffy.

The whimsical character told the audience at the Leicester Square Theatre: ‘I once did a 72 hour fast for charity… not all at once.’

Stranney Edinburgh Fringe show, Welcome To Ballybeg, the Northern Irish town Duffy inhabits, is on at Pleasance Courtyard at 6pm.

Michael Stranney at Chortle's Fast Fringe

As Daniel Duffy

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