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2016 Features

Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.

Fri 30 December 2016

2017: The comedians to watch | Promoters compile our hotlist

2017: The comedians to watch

Promoters compile our hotlist

30/12/2016 … To mark the new year, we asked several comedy club promoters around the country for their tips of comedians to watch in 2017 – the stand-ups they expect to break through to the next level of success.

Thu 29 December 2016

The 12 quotes of Christmas | From Philomena Cunk
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© BBC/House of Tomorrow

The 12 quotes of Christmas

From Philomena Cunk

29/12/2016 … What is Christmas? No one really knows.

Fri 23 December 2016

Wed 21 December 2016

'I am the worst storyteller in the history of storytelling' | Meet Crackanory's new narrators
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© UKTV

'I am the worst storyteller in the history of storytelling'

Meet Crackanory's new narrators

21/12/2016 … Details of the stories that will feature in the next series of Dave's comic storytelling show Crackanory have been revealed.

Mon 19 December 2016

'It's hard not to laugh, you almost have to stuff a sock in your mouth' | Vicki Pepperdine on The Windsors
© Channel 4
© Channel 4

'It's hard not to laugh, you almost have to stuff a sock in your mouth'

Vicki Pepperdine on The Windsors

19/12/2016 … Vicki Pepperdine plays Princess Anne in the two-part Christmas special of Channel 4’s The Windsors.

Wed 14 December 2016

British TV sitcoms with the most series | Shows with 10 or more runs
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© BBC

British TV sitcoms with the most series

Shows with 10 or more runs

14/12/2016 … 31 seriesLast of the Summer Wine (1973-2010)21 seriesChuckleVision (1987-2009)14 seriesTerry & June (including its forerunner Happy Ever After 1974-1987 in total)12 seriesBirds Of A Feather (1989-ongoing)Red Dwarf (1988-ongoing.

'My family know that I'm a little bit out there' | Interview with Chewing Gum's Michaela Coel

'My family know that I'm a little bit out there'

Interview with Chewing Gum's Michaela Coel

14/12/2016 … Can you explain a little about Chewing Gum? The show is centred around a girl called Tracey Gordon, who lives in Tower Hamlets, and it’s about her upbringing, which is a very Pentecostal, evangelical life.

Mon 12 December 2016

Ronald Reagan used to be a stand-up | And 24 more facts from QI's latest book

Ronald Reagan used to be a stand-up

And 24 more facts from QI's latest book

12/12/2016 … Ronald Reagan was a stand-up comedian for two weeks.

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