Interviews with the top comedians.
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.
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.
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.
Tue 02 August 2016
If my show's not good by now, there's really no excuse...
Mark Watson talks to Tommy Holgte
02/08/2016 … So, the Fringe is imminent.
Tue 26 July 2016
‘Canadian’ or ‘black’ isn’t a personality...
Comedy writer Andrew Ellard on his new show
26/07/2016 … What’s the idea behind Outsiders? There are two brilliant ideas – I can say that since they weren’t mine.
Wed 25 May 2016
'There's no time to agonise'
Interview with Power Monkeys writers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin
25/05/2016 … Can you explain a bit about Power Monkeys?ANDY: It’s a peek behind the curtains in the corridors of power – four different corridors of power, looking at the ‘oily rag’ characters who have to carry out the strategies and whims of the powerful.
'Being German is a viable business plan'
Henning Wehn on his new TV show
25/05/2016 … An Immigrant's Guide to Britain is a new three-part series in which Henning Wehn and other first-generation immigrants provide a guide to life in Britain, through reports, sketches and hidden camera experiments.
Tue 03 May 2016
I'm playing Shakespeare as nerdy and uncharismatic
David Mitchell on Upstart Crow
03/05/2016 … 'He's arguably the globally most significant artistic figure – and he's just some bloke from the Midlands.