Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
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.
Thu 29 September 2016
Funny Women: comedy shorts finalists 2017
Watch the shortlisted films
29/09/2016 … Winner: Ambition by Carolyn Goodyear Mary Berry's Little Lamb by Kirsty Mann Tinder Finger by Lolly Jones Manhunt by Christine Entwisle .
Thu 22 September 2016
'Old people swearing is always funny'
Still Game director Michael Hines on the show's appeal
22/09/2016 … As Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill return to TV as pensioners Jack Jarvis and Victor McDade for the first time in nine years, Still Game director Michael Hines speaks about why the series is such a success.
Wed 21 September 2016
The 1996 Edinburgh Fringe
A bit of nostalgia...
21/09/2016 … Clearing out this week, I unearthed the 1996 Edinburgh Fringe programme and some flyers So for no other reason than nostalgia, here's how the festival has changed in 20 years.
Mon 12 September 2016
'That's me, warm but bleak!'
Jo Brand on her new comedy Damned
12/09/2016 … Jo Brand has co-written a new six-part Channel 4 comedy, Damned, in which she stars with Alan Davies as two jaded social workers in a busy children’s department.
Wed 31 August 2016
Win a bundle of film goodies
Noel Fielding in Set The Thames On Fire
31/08/2016 … Set The Thames On Fire – a dark comedy about two boys struggling to survive in a grotesque, nightmare London – is out next month.
Sun 28 August 2016
Edinburgh Fringe 2016 comedy reviews
The best, and the rest, of the festival
28/08/2016 … Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS) Live On Stage James Acaster: Reset * Louis CK Scott Agnew: I’ve Snapped My Banjo String, Let’s Just Talk .