Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Thu 13 July 2006
My Rich history
Rich Hall reminisces
13/07/2006 … How Rich Hall faked his own death, became involved in donkey basketball and supported the Talking Heads on his road to comedy fame.
Not up to his old tricks
Magic moments with Jerry Sadowitz
13/07/2006 … There are many words you expect from the mouth of Jerry Sadowitz.
Wed 12 July 2006
The State Of Satire
A snapshot of topical comedy
12/07/2006 … With Rory Bremner just starting a five-week West End run, and Mark Thomas and Robert Newman both road-testing material at the Soho Theatre, fans of topical and political comedy are almost spoiled for choice, in London at least.
Mark Thomas on the humour in activism
12/07/2006 … State-sponsored murders, the hysterical hatred of asylum-seekers, a racist, torturing regime forcing thousands of people out of their homes - most people would hardly consider Mark Thomas's subject matter to be laugh-a-minute fodder.
Sun 09 July 2006
Chortle goes to Canada
09/07/2006 … Canada has produced some of the finest movie comedians of modern times - even if they are forever destined to be mistaken for Americans.
Mon 03 July 2006
The accidental satirist
Hugh Dennis interview
03/07/2006 … Over the past six years, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis have pretty much cornered the market in mass-appeal topical comedy, what with 13 series of The Now Show and 11 series of It’s Been A Bad Week.