Recent Unforgettable Five
Comedians recollect some of their most memorable gigs.
Mon 08 August 2016
'My career is built on trying to impress a man'
Ellie Taylor's most memorable gigs
08/08/2016 … First gigThe Miller in London Bridge.
Sun 07 August 2016
I saw Louis CK, Chris Rock and Marc Maron all at one club gig
Ed Gamble's most memorable shows
07/08/2016 … First gigIt was a heat of So You Think You’re Funny? at the Watershed in Wimbledon.
Sat 06 August 2016
I was called 'the least professional act ever'
Bethany Black recalls her most memorable gigs
06/08/2016 … First gigIn July 2003 I'd given up on my screenwriting ambition, I'd given up on my musical ambition, having just left the band I was a bassist for, and was working doing data entry in Chorley, Lancashire.
Fri 05 August 2016
I love Billy Connolly's piss-stained trousers
Al Porter's most memorable gigs
05/08/2016 … Most exotic gig A lot of comics have colourful, curious anecdotes about unusual gigs in far-out places like Dubai, Tokyo or Norway (maybe not Norway).
Thu 04 August 2016
Wed 03 August 2016
With no skills or charm, I just started screaming
Brendon Burns on his most memorable gigs
03/08/2016 … First gigI had the worst first gig ever: My parents and I relocated to the UK briefly after my sister and nephew had been in a car accident, losing her husband and kid.
Tue 02 August 2016
'I ended up telling the crowd they were all fascists'
Lucy Porter on her most memorable gigs
02/08/2016 … First GigAlexander’s Jazz Bar in Chester sometime in the 1990s, maybe 1993? I can’t remember the month or even the year.
Mon 01 August 2016
'Out came the dragon outfit and I never looked back...'
Piff on his most memorable gigs
01/08/2016 … First gigQuircus, July 5, 2007, in a tiny pub in Honour Oak Park.