January 2016 Features
Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Thu 28 January 2016
Win a trip to see new West End comedy Hand To God
Includes travel, hotel and meal
28/01/2016 … The Broadway hit Hand To God is opening in London's West End next week – and one lucky Chortle reader will win a fantastic theatre break to see it – including travel, meals and overnight accommodation for two.
Wed 27 January 2016
Enter the Chortle Student Comedy Award 2016
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Student Comedy Award heats 2016
Where to see stand-up's rising stars
27/01/2016 … February 15: GlasgowJim’s BarQueen Margaret Union22 University GardensGlasgowG12 8QHMC: Scott AgnewDoors 7.
Mon 11 January 2016
When David Bowie played the comedian
Six clips that showed his witty side
11/01/2016 … Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (1986) Bowie reveals his complex relationship with Bugs Bunny in this mockumenrary celebation:The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (1979)Bowie plays straightman to Ev's bizarre antics, after performing Boys Keep Singing on the end-of-decade special:Zoolander (2001)Ever the fashionista, Bowie adjudicates the walk-off scene between Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his rival, Hansel (Owen Wilson):Conan O'Brien: Bowie Secrets (2002)Deadpan Bowie gets confessional with the late-night talk show host:Extras (2006)'Little fat man who sold his soul, little fat man who sold his dream, chubby little loser, national joke…'Gervais later said: 'He's been a musical hero of mine for 30 years.