Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Tue 06 November 2007
Stars recall Everett at his best
06/11/2007 … ITV is to screen a prime-time tribute to Kenny Everett, mixing archive footage of characters such as Cupid Stunt, Sid Snot and Marcel Wave, with anecdotes and memories from those who knew him, or grew up watching him.
Interview with Peep Show writers Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong
06/11/2007 … It’s the question that puzzles everyone in TV comedy.
Wed 17 October 2007
'I want to lead a dialogue, not a rally'
Stewart Lee on the vagaries of touring, TV and popularity contests
17/10/2007 … As every comedy fan probably knows by now, Stewart Lee is officially the 41st best stand-up in the world – since he used his ranking in a Channel 4 poll for the title of his current live show, simultaneously displaying both boastfulness and irony about the result.
Mon 15 October 2007
'I wasn't sure if we had anything fresh to say'
Armstrong & Miller on their BBC One reunion
15/10/2007 … Seven years ago, Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong decided to give their comedy partnership a rest.
Tue 09 October 2007
'I’m proud and ashamed in equal measure...'
Paul Kaye answers your questions
09/10/2007 … Dennis Pennis creator Paul Kaye is back on MTV with his angry, foul-mouthed alter ego, Mike Strutter.
Thu 04 October 2007
A love letter to TV
Peter Serafinowicz on his new sketch show
04/10/2007 … The vacillations of the American TV industry always come in for a lot of flack.
Thu 20 September 2007
'She thinks she’s in with a chance. It’s tragic and embarrassing'
Brenda Blethyn on playing a club comic
20/09/2007 … Comedians always get a raw deal when portrayed in fiction, with that tragic tears-of-a-clown image proving just too irresistible to dramatists.
Tue 11 September 2007
'I've wanted this for so long...’
Interview with if.comedy winner Brendon Burns
11/09/2007 … Comedians, as a rule, feign indifference towards awards, fearing that blatantly chasing the glittering prize should dent their iconoclastic cool.