Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Fri 12 December 2014
It's bleak... but not as bleak as EastEnders
Preview of the Black Mirror Christmas special
12/12/2014 … The feature-length Back Mirror: White Christmas special is possibly the bleakest thing ever made for Channel 4’s comedy department.
Thu 11 December 2014
'If you want to get started in comedy, steal'
John Cleese on his career, his plans – and some trade secrets
11/12/2014 … He's had one of the most enduring careers in British comedy – but John Cleese says he owes it all to a student landlady.
Fri 05 December 2014
Win Simon Evans DVDs
Ten copies up for grabs
05/12/2014 … Simon Evans's first DVD, Live At The Theatre Royal, was released this week – and we have ten copies to give away.
Tue 02 December 2014
Samantha’s naughtiest moments…
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue's most outrageous innuendos
02/12/2014 … Samantha has just started keeping bees, and already has three dozen or so.
Wed 26 November 2014
'I think I have European sensibilities...'
Bill Maher on playing his first UK gig
26/11/2014 … He's built a career on dissecting and challenging the detailed ins-and-outs of American politics… so it might come as something of a surprise that Bill Maher is planning on performing in Britain.
Mon 17 November 2014
'It's original and mind-blowing'
Rafe Spall on the Black Mirror Christmas special
17/11/2014 … In this Q&A, Rafe Spall gives some clues as to what to expect about December’s one-off Black Mirror special Charlie Brooker has written for Channel 4.
Wed 12 November 2014
Dapper Laughs on Newsnight
What he said, in full
12/11/2014 … Daniel O’Reilly the man behind Dapper Laughs, has appeared on Newsnight to admit he got drunk on the success of his alter-ego – and has vowed to bury the character.
Dapper Laughs: How it all went wrong
Timeline of his quick rise... and quicker fall
12/11/2014 … December 2012Daniel O'Reilly, a former cruise ship entertainer who grew up in Woking and comes from Clapham Common, creates a laddish alter-ego called Dapper LaughsDecember 24, 2012Dapper Laughs joins Twitter.