Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Fri 21 December 2012
Free Phil Nichol track
From Nearly Gay & The Naked Racist
21/12/2012 … Another Christmas present for Chortle readers today – a free track from Phil Nichol’s new album.
Wed 19 December 2012
Free Nick Helm track
Enjoy 15 Reasons on us
19/12/2012 … We’ve an early Christmas present for Chortle readers today – a free track from Nick Helm’s new album Dare To Dream.
Wed 12 December 2012
'It makes me wanna have sex with a full-on run-up'
Sam Simmons chooses his comedy favourites
12/12/2012 … Solo advertI remember this advert from my childhood in Perth, I didn’t have a father figure in my life, but for sporadically random 30 second bursts, I had enough testosterone thrust in my eyeballs to continue to influence my look to this day, I’m a SOLO MAN.
Thu 29 November 2012
You don't have to be Crackers to work here...
Comedians discuss their Sky1 shorts
29/11/2012 … Little Crackers, Sky1’s series which gives comedians free rein to make a short film based on their youth, returns next month.
We Are Most Amused
Review of the Prince's Trust fundraiser
29/11/2012 … There were moments in the first half of the Prince’s Trust star-studded We Are Most Amused fundraiser where simply watching the performance seemed like an act of charity, with a series of ill-judged ideas casting a pall over the night that the real stand-ups had to battle to overturn.
Wed 28 November 2012
Sightseers: Film review
By Steve Bennett
28/11/2012 … Sightseers is a very English take on the ‘misfit lovers become serial killers’ movie.
Tue 27 November 2012
'The funniest thing I ever saw was my mate Kenny fall down a hole'
Angelos Epithemiou chooses his comedy favourites
27/11/2012 … Hello, here is my list of 8 to 10 funny things that have inspired me, by Angelos Epithemiou.
Mon 26 November 2012
Leicester Square Comedian Of The Year 2012 Final
Review by Steve Bennett
26/11/2012 … The Leicester Square New Comedian Of The Year award should perhaps be renamed the Leicester Square New Anti-Comedian Of The Year for 2012, given the number of awkward, deadpan acts who seemed too embarrassed to put any salesmanship into their jokesThe meek attitude is as much a pre-emptive defence mechanism for unassertive new acts as it is down to their beatification of Stewart Lee, but it made for a low-key final last night.