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Sun 31 August 2014
10 great stand-up specials on Netflix
As a new batch is launched, here are some of the best
31/08/2014 … As Jim Jefferies’ new show Bare launches a new batch of exclusive comedians’ specials on Netflix, here are ten more of the best stand-ups on the subscription-based on-demand service.
Wed 27 August 2014
Win Cuckoo on DVD
Series 1 out as series 2 airs
27/08/2014 … The first series of Cuckoo, starring Andy Samberg and Greg Davies, is released on DVD on Monday – and we have five copies to give away.
Fri 22 August 2014
'I fell in with a gay crowd here'
When Jim Davidson met Andrew Doyle
22/08/2014 … BY MARTIN WALKERJim Davidson is the first to arrive.
Wed 20 August 2014
Watch the Chortle Student Comedy final
All the sets
20/08/2014 … The finalists in the Chortle Student Comedy Award with ALCATEL ONETOUCH and Universal Pictures (UK), recorded at the Pleasance Courtyard:Winner: Jamali MaddixRunner-up: Jack Gillespie Alan IrwinElie KraftRed RedmondStephen RyanJames BallPierre PierreAlex Oliver.
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.