Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Wed 22 April 2015
'The failings in our political system are potentially quite funny'
David Mitchell on hosting C4's election night coverage
22/04/2015 … As he prepares to host Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night coverage with Jeremy Paxman, David Mitchell ponders the state of politics – and what he hopes to achieve on the night…The election looks like it’s going to be the most unpredictable in decades.
Tue 14 April 2015
Win Chappelle's Show on DVD
We've 5 box sets to give away
14/04/2015 … The complete DVD collection of Chappelle's Show is being reissued on Monday – and we have five copies to give away.
Thu 02 April 2015
Melbourne International Comedy Festival reviews 2015
02/04/2015 … Adam Hills: Clown Heart Alan Brough & Casey Bennetto The Narelles Angus Hodge: Slow Death of the Spirit Animal Anne Edmonds: You Know What I'm Like Aunty Donna Ben Russell: The Tokyo Hotel Blake Mitchell: High Noon At Yum Yum Mountain Ceremony With Dr Brown and Sam Simmons Claire Hooper: School Camp Clara Cupcakes: The Merchant of Whimsy Clem Bastow: Escape To LA Comedy Zone Asia Corey White: The Cane Toad Effect Damien Power: I Can't Believe I Cared Daniel Kitson: Polyphony David Quirk: Thrasher DeAnne Smith: Get Into It Dilruk Jayasinha: Immigrateful Doug Anthony All Stars Eddie Sharp: Magnum Opus An Evening With Sammy J And Randy Frenchy: Live & Lanky Gen Fricker: Monsterpussy Hannah Gadsby: Donkey Harmon Leon: Yank Me Headliners Heckle! The Heckler movie Heidi O’Loughlin: A Woman Talking Helen Duff Vanity Bites Back Huw Joseph: Songs That Will Never Leave My Bedroom Jen Kirkman; I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) Joel Creasey: The Hurricane John Kearns: Shtick Jonestown: Guinea Pigs Juan Vesuvius in Calypso Nights Kate Dehnert: Pony Yell Kitty Flanagan: Seriously? Laura Davis: Ghost Machine Lawrence Leung: The Escapist Lawrence Mooney: Surely Not Matt Okine: The Other Guy Max & Ivan: The End Michael Hing: Much Ado About Not Hing Nazeeem Hussian: Legally Brown Papa CJ: Naked Penny Greenhalgh: Pop Pop Puddles Pity Party Raw Comedy National Final Rob Caruana: Learn Comedy Ronny Chieng: You Don't Know What You're Talking About Sam Campbell: Cambo's On Top Sam Simmons: Spaghetti For Breakfast Sarah Kendall: A Day In October The Sound Of Nazis Steen Raskopoulos: Character Assassin Suren Jayemanne: Eat Praline, Die Susie Youssef: Owl Eyes On You Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus Watson: Who's Afraid Of The Dark Wizard Sandwiches: Lettuce Play .
Wed 25 March 2015
The best of British at the Melbourne comedy festival
25/03/2015 … The world's second biggest comedy festival after Edinburgh kicks off in Melbourne today.
Student Comedy Award: Watch all the heat winners
Our first 13 semi-finalists
25/03/2015 … Warwick: Sean TurnerDurham: Joe HollingworthDublin: Cilléin Farrell Belfast: Luke McGibbonSouthampton: Aidan PittmanCambridge: Ted HillLeeds: Bennet Kavanagh Bristol: Eitan Badouk Epstein as KlausLiverpool: Liam CookCarmarthern: Jude MeyerGlasgow: Stuart McPhersonLondon: Adrian GrayUxbridge: Andy Field .
Mon 23 March 2015
I refused to refer to a 'flood of immigrants'
Dara O Briain and Ed Byrne tell Jay Richardson how their background informed their epic American trip
23/03/2015 … Ed Byrne and Dara O Briain first bonded backstage in Dublin, 'bitching about other Irish comedians'.
Wed 18 March 2015
Chortle awards 2015: Watch the highlights
Videos of the presentations
18/03/2015 … Event of the year Collected by Terry Jones for the Monty Python reunion gigs.
Tue 17 March 2015
'People are disappointed if we don't deliver something horrible'
Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton on Inside No 9
17/03/2015 … Collecting the Chortle Award for best TV show last night, Inside No 9 co-creator Reece Shearsmith expressed surprise at winning a public vote: ‘Our things are not constructed to be liked by anyone,’ he joked.