Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Thu 27 July 2006
Bernard's passage to India
How Britain's most racist comedian fared in the comedy clubs of Bombay
27/07/2006 … P>Talk about a tough gig.
27/07/2006 … With a little over a week to go before their West End show, their first full-on theatre performances for three years, you might expect Mel and Sue to be putting the finishing touches to the script, just making small tweaks the final draft.
Wed 26 July 2006
Chortle goes to Canada
26/07/2006 … Canada has produced some of the finest movie comedians of modern times - even if they are forever destined to be mistaken for Americans.
Putting the NY into funNY
A week on the New York comedy scene
26/07/2006 … P>Day One Ah, New York, New York.
CD review: Earl Okin - Musical Genius And Sex Symbol
26/07/2006 … Anyone who’s seen Earl Okin on the comedy circuit knows that he’s a true, eccentric original.
Stand up for what you believe
What made Lenny Bruce so special
26/07/2006 … Lenny Bruce is widely acknowledged as the man who changed the face of stand-up; the pioneer who made comedy an artform in which comics could tackle social and personal issues, rather than adhering to the ‘take my wife…’ style gags of his predecessors.
Thu 13 July 2006
Between Iraq and a hard place
Interview: Omid Djalili
13/07/2006 … Nine months ago, British stand-up Omid Djalili was appearing in front of 15 million Americans a week, courtesy of Whoopi Goldberg’s high-profile sitcom.