Nice work if you can get it. Nick Helm’s latest series is a mix of sitcom and food programme as he travels around meeting friends, family and heroes, gets to cook food and, on the downside, copes with breaking up with his girlfriend.

In the first of 16 episodes he doesn’t go...

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Voting has now opened for the Barry Awards (UK). This is the chance at the Edinburgh Fringe for comedians to vote for their favourite comedians. 

It is not to be confused with the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, won earlier this year by Hannah Gadsby. The UK...

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