Sam Bickley, Channel Editor, BBC Three, has announced a raft of original new comedy programmes, including a full series for Josh, the flatsharing sitcom starring Josh Widdicombe that was a Comedy Feeds pilot.FriedFried follows the staff in a struggling branch of a low-rent fast food chain. There's...
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The comedy world is still waiting for white smoke to emerge from the panel meeting and the official Foster's Award shortlist to announced any time now. So while we wait these were my predictions after the first week. There will probably be five or six nominees when the official list is out, but I...
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The nominations for the 2014 Foster’s Comedy Awards have been announced. They are as follows:Sara PascoeJames AcasterJohn KearnsLiam WilliamsAlex HorneRomesh RanganathanSam SimmonsThe nominations for Best Newcomer are also out:Alex EdelmanDane BaptisteGein's Family Gift ShopLazy SusanLucy...
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Irishman Aidan Strangeman beat off stiff competition from eight of Britain and Ireland’s up and coming comic talents to be crowned the winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s stand-up comedy ...
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You can’t please everyone. That’s the conclusion I come to almost every year when the Foster’s Award nominations are announced. This year's shortlist is no exception. Despite choosing seven of the...
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Laughing Horse @ Cellar Monkey****Liam Williams of sketch group Sheeps made a splash last year with his solo debut, picking up a Foster’s Best Newcomer nomination. Since then he as gathered a fair...
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Voodoo Rooms**** My friend says that John Kearns is a genius on a par with Samuel Beckett. He really is very good, but I don’t think he is quite that good. But don't listen to me, go and see his...
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The clouds are gathering, the summer is winding down and this might possibly be the quietest week of the year for comedy in London outside the Christmas holidays. But it is still possible to have...
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