Reviews of books about comedy, including biographies of comedians old and new, and (occasionally) books by comedians. To have a book considered for review, send a copy to Chortle, 112 Norman Road, London, E11 4RL.
Mon 27 November 2006
Thu 16 November 2006
Mon 13 November 2006
13/11/2006 … On the inside flap of Box 18 is the usual publishers’ biographical blurb: ‘Spike Mulligan was born in 1918 to a British military family… He wrote and performed…
Mon 06 November 2006
Mon 30 October 2006
Sun 22 October 2006
22/10/2006 … For all his vocal dislike of the cult of celebrity, Ricky Gervais has never been shy about giving interviews.
Fri 13 October 2006
13/10/2006 … Kay’s already made his name – and considerable fortune – from the very ordinariness of his life, so it comes as no surprise that his autobiography offers…