Recent Unforgettable Five
Comedians recollect some of their most memorable gigs.
Fri 12 August 2016
'You can’t just cater to the hipsters'
Chris Gethard on his formative gigs
12/08/2016 … First gigMy first gig as a stand-up came after many years of hanging around in the improv and sketch worlds in New York City.
Thu 11 August 2016
My most exotic gig? Aberystwyth
Tom Allen's unforgettable comedy experiences
11/08/2016 … Gig that changed my life When Sarah Millican first asked me to do her support.
Wed 10 August 2016
Why I'll never play the Buxton Festival again
Simon Munnery on his most memorable gigs
10/08/2016 … Most memorable non-gig: Buxton festivalNearly 30 years ago I was in a double-act called God and Jesus and on our way to Edinburgh we stopped off to do a show at Buxton festival.
Tue 09 August 2016
'Ed Miliband ran away from me...'
'Margaret Thatcher' and her most memorable gigs
09/08/2016 … Best gigLatitude 2014.
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).