Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Tue 03 March 2015
'A whirlwind of optimism, ideals and wearing his heart on his sleeve'
Tobias Persson pays tribute to his late agent, Mick Taylor
03/03/2015 … The man quit his job and sold his house to become my comedy manager.
Mon 02 March 2015
'Mental health isn't a taboo subject any more'
Paul Whitehouse on his new show Nurse
02/03/2015 … At a press conference to launch his new bittersweet comedy, Nurse, Paul Whitehouse lets slip that he's had stents fitted to his arteries to help blood flow.
Sun 01 March 2015
20 gigs in 24hrs... Feeling Smug?
On the road for a comedy marathon
01/03/2015 … Mark Watson and his cohorts weren’t the only comedians doing a Comic Relief marathon this weekend.
Wed 25 February 2015
27 challenges for the 27 hour show
Mark Watson's latest fundraiser
25/02/2015 … Mark Watson embarks on another of his mammoth shows on Friday, raising money for Red Nose Day.
Wed 11 February 2015
It’s really strange when you are the only naked person in the room…
Bethany Black on appearing in E4's Banana
11/02/2015 … Can you tell us about your episode and character?My character, Helen, is kind of the opposite of me in some ways, and exactly the same as me in a lot of other ways.
Wed 04 February 2015
It's the besta Leicester
Ten tips for Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival
04/02/2015 … Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival kicks off tonight, offering a dizzying choice of around 600 shows over the next two-and-a-half weeks.
Fri 23 January 2015
'I love stand-up, but I want to do something different'
Mark Thomas on comedy, protest and passion
23/01/2015 … The news that Pub Landlord Al Murray is to contest this year’s election in Nigel Farage’s constituency might be blurring the distinction between comedy and politics, but Mark Thomas has been traversing the line between the two since his performance career began, with serious intent.
Fri 16 January 2015
Comedians who turned politicians
16/01/2015 … As Al Murray announces his tongue-in-cheek, pint-in-hand bid to become MP for Thanet South in Kent, we look at some other comedians with political ambition:The elected…Al FrankenBEFORE POLITICS: Al Franken was one of the original writers on Saturday Night Live, earning seven Emmy nominations for two stints from 1975 to 1980 and 1985 to 1995.