Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Mon 18 August 2014
Chortle Student Comedy Award gallery
Photos by Ian Fox
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Tue 12 August 2014
Robin Williams: A life on camera
Clips from his career
12/08/2014 … Stand-up in 1997As Mork in Happy Days 1997Mork & MindyRobin Williams At The Met.
Death is nature's way of saying, "Your table is ready."
11 Robin Williams quotes
12/08/2014 … You're only given one little spark of madness.
Fri 08 August 2014
Why the hell should I?!
What happened when a theatre boss asked producer David Johnson for free comedy tickets...
08/08/2014 … Theatre and comedy producer David Johnson, whose company promotes the likes of Stewart Lee and the Rubberbandits, received an email request for free tickets for one of his Edinburgh Fringe shows from Peter Evans of Ambassadors Theatre Group, the company that has been widely criticised by the likes of Sarah Millican and Jason Manford for its high booking costs.
Tue 05 August 2014
'An opinionated, ignorant, and largely talentless intellectual snob'
Stewart Lee on Kevin Eldon's new book
05/08/2014 … There are few things more awkward than being obliged to read the book of a friend, but there was nothing to fear from Kevin Eldon's first effort, which is laugh out loud funny, as well as being a detailed and thorough look at a certain strange aspect of the British counter culture over the last 30 years, seen through the judgmental and jaundiced eyes of Eldon's most enduring comic character.
Mon 28 July 2014
Edinburgh Fringe comedy reviews 2014
Everything we've seen
28/07/2014 … Feminism For Chaps Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies? Scott Capurro: Islamohomophobia Reloaded Will Adamsdale: Borders Adam Of The Riches Aidan Killian: Jesus Versus Buddha Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly Alexis Dubus: Cars And Girls * Ali Brice Presents: Eric Meat Wants to Go Shopping Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble Angela Barnes: You Can't Take It With You Beasts: Solo Beth Vyse: Get Up With Hands! Bobby Mair: Off Meds Carl Donnelly: Now That's What I Carl Donnelly Vol 6 Catriona Knox Thinks She's Hard Enough Celia Pacquola: Let Me Know How It All Works Out *Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man On Saturday Morning Television * Comedians' Cinema Club Dangerfield: Sex With Children Deborah Frances-White: Half A Can Of Worms Felicity Ward: The Iceberg * Funz And Gamez The Grandees: BaBoom! James Acaster: Recognise Jess Robinson: Mighty Voice John Kearns: Shtick John-Luke Roberts: Stnad-Up Jon Bennett: Fire In The Meth Lab Josie Long: Cara Josephine Joz Norris: Awkward Prophet Justin Moorhouse: This Is What I Am Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model * Kraken by Trygve Wakenshaw * Lou Sanders in Another Great Show Again Lucy Porter: Me Time Luke McQueen: Now That's What I Luke McQueen Marcel Lucont Is Mark Thomas: Cuckooed Mark Watson: Flaws Matt Price: The Maryhill Dinosaur Micky Bartlett: I'm Not Even Sorry Morgan Berry Live Mr Swallow: The Musical Neil Hamburger Nick Helm's Two Night Stand In The Grand Nish Kumar: Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity Ray Peacock: Here Comes Trouble Rhys James: Begins Richard Gadd: Breaking Gadd Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution * Robert White: The Curious Incident.
Sat 26 July 2014
All our 10x10 Fringe previews
Countdown to Edinburgh
26/07/2014 … Ten international actsTen looniesTen shows with punny titlesTen shows beyond the comedy sectionTen shows that wowed the Melbourne comedy festivalTen feminists Ten YouTube stars Ten Toms Ten shows with Scottish referendum themes Ten formats .
Fri 25 July 2014
10. Ten formats
The last of our Edinburgh Fringe previews
25/07/2014 … 1.