Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Fri 21 October 2016
I've had a great break but it wasn't handed to me...
As the acclaimed film I, Daniel Blake opens, Dave Johns talks about acting, comedy and politics...
21/10/2016 … A mainstay of the stand-up comedy circuit for almost three decades, Dave Johns now stars in Ken Loach’s film, I, Daniel Blake, in which he plays a widowed carpenter who can't get his benefits following a heart attack.
Thu 20 October 2016
All the fun of the fear...
Our guide to Sky's new comedy horror shorts
20/10/2016 … Sky releases its new series of comedy shorts tomorrow, all with a horror theme just in time for Halloween.
Thu 13 October 2016
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle - extra sleeve notes!
...and tour tickets
13/10/2016 … Here are Stewart Lee's exclusive episode notes – as published on Chortle over the past two days – in a format you can print out and keep inside your DVD sleeve.
Wed 12 October 2016
'We captured a gig in out-of-control freefall'
Stewart Lee's guide to Comedy Vehicle Series 4, pt2
12/10/2016 … The DVD of the fourth and final series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle was released on Monday (Buy here).
Tue 11 October 2016
Comedy is alchemy...
Stewart Lee's episode guide to Comedy Vehicle series 4
11/10/2016 … The DVD of the fourth and final series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle was released yesterday (Buy here).
Mon 10 October 2016
'It's the spirit of you Christopher Guest wants... That sounds really wanky.
Kerry Godliman on Mascots, stand-up and acting
10/10/2016 … A veteran stand-up, Kerry Godliman broke through into the wider public consciousness with Ricky Gervais's care home sitcom Derek.
Tue 04 October 2016
They're battling their demons
Howard Overman on his new comedy-horror, Crazyhead
04/10/2016 … Misfits creator Howard Overman has written a new comedy/horror series, Crazyhead, which debuts on E4 this autumn before a later Netflix release.
Fri 30 September 2016
Six movies for comedy fans at London Film Festival
30/09/2016 … The London Film Festival kicks off next week… Here are five films comedy fans might want to check out…The Last Laugh What should and shouldn’t be off limits in comedy is a long-running debate, explored in Ferne Pearlstein’s new documentary, with special focus on jokes about the Holocaust.