Paul Whitehouse’s latest series, Nurse, is pretty bold for a comedy. It deals with mental health issues, following community mental health nurse Liz (Esther Coles) as she goes from patient to patient. Most of them played by Whitehouse with the aid of some pretty impressive prosthetics, which only...
Preview
Like the real-life person that inspired this fictional version, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is something of a phenomenon. This show started off as a small fringe thing and later this month it has a run at the Leicester Square Theatre. It is a catchy all-singing, all-dancing alternative comedy...
Interview
Stephen K Amos says in our Rarely Asked Questions feature below that he doesn’t like adjectives before his name so I won't give him one. But if I did it would probably be “brilliant”. Amos is a brilliant comedian who has the ability to strike up an instant rapport with his live audience. I’ve seen...
Interview
Comedy legend Mel Brooks is to make a one-off live appearance in London. The show will be at the Prince of Wales Theatre on March 22.Brooks, now 88, is most famous these days for the musical version...
News
Jason Manford and Alan Davies have been announced as two of the main acts at this year’s 10th birthday Latitude Festival, which takes place at Henham Park in Suffolk from July 16 - 19.The full music...
News
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have announced their first UK tour since 1995. The Poignant Moments Tour will mark 25 years of R&M and will be a mix of mainly classic characters and new material....
News
Is Moone Boy turning into Ireland’s answer to epic coming-of-age movie Boyhood? The first episode of the third series is set in 1991 and finds Martin Moone (David Rawle) a little bit older, a little...
Preview
Tonight and tomorrow I’m taking part in Mark Watson’s 27 Hour Show for Comic Relief. I keep telling people I’m not sure why I’m doing such a ridiculous thing, fully aware that taking part in an event...
Opinion