Raise your glasses... | The week's best comedy on demand

Raise your glasses...

The week's best comedy on demand

The week's best comedy on demand. For more streaming gigs use the search box with 'online' as the region.

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SPIT OR SWALLOW: Stand-ups Sally-Anne Hayward and Lou Conran have combined two things comedians love doing: drinking and making podcasts. This new show is all about the joys of wine-tasting - as well as a few other beverages - and launched yesterday with three episodes from Sarah Millican, Tom Allen and Nick Helm. Other guests coming up include Joe Lycett, Christopher Biggins, Yvette Fielding, Rustie Lee, Ayesha Hazarika and Nathan Caton. Listen and subscribe here

Saturday January 23

THE COVID ARMS: Lockdown's favourite virtual comedy club returns for a special edition, in aid of the NHS charities. On the bill are Desiree Burch, Lauren Pattison, Lost Voice Guy and ever-present 'landlady' Kiri Pritchard-McLean. Tickets are available here.

Sunday January 24

YOUR PLACE COMEDY: Ahir Shah, Josie Long and Tim FitzHigham star in the latest in a series of free live-streamed shows, backed by 12 small, independent Yorkshire and Humber venues to keep their audiences entertained while their doors are closed. It streams here from 8pm.

Monday January 25

JANEY GODLEY’S BIG BURNS SUPPER: 'Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great Chieftain o’ the Puddin-race!' The comedian hosts what's being billed as the largest contemporary Burns celebration with KT Tunstall, Donovan, and other musicians, actors and historians. It's free from 7pm on Facebook.

Wednesday January 27

JACOB HAWLEY ON LOVE: The comic returns to BBC Sounds for a new podcast series looking at love, sex and relationships - from the porn industry, love in lockdown, the gaps in sex education, the stigma associated with sex workers and rise in celibacy. His earlier series, on drugs, won an Aria award. Listen to the new show here

Thursday January 28

BRITTAS EMPIRE REUNION: The cast of The Brittas Empire, headed by Chris Barrie, will be reuniting to mark the sitcom’s 30th anniversary tonight. Actors will read scenes from the show, discuss their memories and take questions from the virtual audience. The reunion will be on Facebook Live at 8pm as part of Em-Con - the East Midlands Convention

Published: 23 Jan 2021

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