House of Fools, penned by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, is one of three shows on the shortlist for Best Situation Comedy in the Writers Guild Awards, announced today. The other two nominees are Up The Women, written by Jessica Hynes and Him & Her, written by Stefan Golaszewski....
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Mark Thomas is pretty much a comedy legend. He’s been around for three decades and is as busy and vital as ever. And unpredictable. Just as you think you have him pigeonholed as a satirist he goes and does a brilliant personal show such as Bravo Figaro! This year he is back with Cuckooed, a show...
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James Woroniecki is the Director of the 99 Club, which runs Comedy Clubs across London and has been awarded Best London Club at the Chortle Awards for the last four years running. He has an enviable record of nurturing new talent as well as playing host to some of the biggest names in comedy...
Opinion
Last year I reviewed the BBC Radio New Comedy Award Final from a seat in the Comedy Store stalls. While winner Steve Bugeja was excellent there seemed to be a disparity between what people...
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Do you live and breathe comedy? Do you go to comedy gigs every night? What kind of comedy do you watch and how do you watch it? Have you ever been to a comedy festival? How would you like to see...
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Ticketmaster has today revealed that Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges was the most popular comedy act of 2014 in terms of clicks on their website. The Clydebank-born 28 year-old embarks on a 99-date...
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When critics heard that Charlie Brooker had become a father there was talk of him becoming more sentimental. Going soft. That certainly doesn’t seem to be the case if the seasonal, sinister and sour...
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A pun about Take That missing the ‘Orange’ from their stocking this year has topped a list of the funniest modern festive jokes, with a fifth (20%) of voters choosing it as their favourite.  The...
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