Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Tue 17 March 2009
'Young, vulnerable and cheeky...
On the anniversary of his death, Richard Beckinsale's first wife remembers their meeting
17/03/2009 … Thirty years ago today, March 18, Richard Beckinsale – star of two of the most successful British sitcoms of the Seventies, Rising Damp and Porridge – died of a heart attack at the age of 31.
Fri 06 February 2009
Pot Noodles, drowning your sorrows at 11am and the the Podimore Services Travelodge...
Jon Richardson on the life of a comedian
06/02/2009 … How did you get started in comedy? The same as anyone else really.
Tue 03 February 2009
Eddie Izzard: In his own words
Highlights from his iTunes interview
03/02/2009 … Last week, Eddie Izzard was interviewed in the London Apple store by Simon Amstell, for later release on iTunes.
Mon 02 February 2009
Lee Mack talks to Steve Bennett about the return of Not Going Out
02/02/2009 … We may be living in tough financial times, but economic meltdown isn’t bad news for everyone.
Thu 15 January 2009
Lowe and behold!
Q&A with Alice Lowe
15/01/2009 … Alice Lowe – probably best known for Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace – stars in her own BBC Three comedy LifeSpam at 11pm on January 23.
Tue 13 January 2009
Steve Bennett meets Galton & Simpson
13/01/2009 … The BBC has offended public decency.
Sat 10 January 2009
Famous by accident
Paul Whitehouse on celebrity, mortality, and the joys of shouting 'arse'
10/01/2009 … Despite hiding behind a myriad of characters, The Fast Show made Paul Whitehouse one of the most recognisable faces in comedy.
Thu 08 January 2009
Riches from rags
Interview with Ray Galton
08/01/2009 … It’s the morning after his new Steptoe and Son play has opened in York, and writer Ray Galton is happy with the verdict.