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Wed 02 September 2015
12 Just A Minute facts we learned from Nicholas Parsons' book
02/09/2015 … Nicholas Parsons' book Welcome To Just A Minute!, about the show's near 50-year history has just been republished in paperback.
It's not the trans Terry And June...
Cast and crew on BBC Two's groundbreaking new sitcom Boy Meets Girl
02/09/2015 … 'It's not that most people are mean, it's just that they don't know any trans people.
Tue 01 September 2015
Edinburgh Fringe 2015 comedy reviews
Our verdict from the festival
01/09/2015 … Funz and Gamez Tooz James Acaster: Represent Joe Lycett: That's The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett John Robins: Speakeasy Kieran Hodgson: Lance Mae Martin: Us Minor Delays Nick Doody: T'ai-Po Peter Brush: Older Than The Oldest Dog That Ever Lived Richard Gadd: Waiting For Gaddot Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job Adam Hills: Clown Heart * Adam Hess: Salmon Al Porter Is Yours Alex Edelman: Everything Handed To You Alice Fraser: Savage Andrew Doyle: Minimalism Andrew Watts: How To Build A Chap Aidan Killian: The Holy Trinity Of Whistle Blowers Bucket Caimh McDonnell: Bride and Prejudice Calypso Nights: Juan Two? Corey White: The Cane Toad Effect * Daphne Do Edinburgh David Mills: Don't Get Any Ideas Diary Of A Dating Addict Fake It Til You Make It * Felicity Ward: What If There Is No Toilet? Glenn Wool: Creator, I Am But A Pawn Goose: Kablamo Hal Cruttenden: Straight Outta Cruttenden Imagine There's No Ben Target (It's Easy If You Try Joel Creasy: The Hurricane * Joel Dommett: Conquer John-Luke Roberts: Stdad-Up Jonny Awsum: Everything Is Awsum Joseph Morpurgo: Soothing Sounds For Baby The Kagools Katherine Ryan: Kathbum Kevin Day: Hairline Kyle Kinane: Ghost Pizza Party LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale) Mark Forward Presents Mark Forward Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I Am? Markus Birdman: Grimm Realities Max And Ivan: The End Michael Che: Six Stars Nick Cody: Beard Game Strong Nish Kumar: Long Word.
Sun 30 August 2015
Sat 29 August 2015
Ten clichés in cabaret shows
By Adrienne Truscott
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Fri 28 August 2015
Thu 27 August 2015
'It's better NOT to get discovered early'
Comics share their experience in exclusive book extract
27/08/2015 … For their new book, Off The Mic, Deborah Frances-White and Marsha Shandur interviewed scores of comedians including Eddie Izzard, Sarah Millican, Jim Jeffreies, Stewart Lee and Greg Davies to explore their secrets, insecurities and successes.