31/12/2016 … The BBC's recent comedy output has often been criticised for looking backwards rather than existing in the here and now.
Here are our reviews of comedy Gigs
Sat 31 December 2016
Wed 28 December 2016
28/12/2016 … As you might expect from the Australian absurdist, Sam Simmons’s first foray into Radio 4 is a weird, trippy late-night experience.
Tue 27 December 2016
27/12/2016 … Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have taken a leaf out of the Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace playbook for the much-anticipated return of Inside No 9, give…
27/12/2016 … There’s a needlessly complicated set-up for this comedy-science extravaganza.
Thu 22 December 2016
22/12/2016 … The Edinburgh Comedy Awards did their job this summer.
Wed 21 December 2016
21/12/2016 … What is Art? Well, it’s Yasmena Reza’s remarkably enduring tragi-comedy, now being revived at the Old Vic with Tim Key, Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell playing…
Tue 20 December 2016
20/12/2016 … All the seasonal stories these days are about the rich, argue Jonny Donahoe & Co, citing the likes of Love Actually and Home Alone.
Thu 15 December 2016
15/12/2016 … Another week, another alternative comedy pantomime.