If you aren't partial to baby-killing jokes told by someone who looks like an extra from Grease then it is probably best to give Anthony Jeselnik a miss. The Pittsburgh-born comedian starts his gig as he means to go on with a couple of quick quips about dead infants. It may not be to everyone’s...
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BTJ: Tell us about your show. Why is it called Instrumental?VS: I play around 20 instruments onstage. Piano, flute, piccolo, bassoon, accordion, glockenspiel, lots of percussion, floor toms, cello, violin, tambourines, egg shaker. I had this feeling that a lot of people don’t get rid of their...
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The return of The Alternative Comedy Experience has got to be a Good Thing. Even though maybe its job is already done. When the first series went out last February it was championing the kind of comedians who don’t fit into shows such as Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow so...
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Eddie Izzard and Dylan Moran are to headline a special gig on August 5 at the Pleasance Grand in Edinburgh. Mick Perrin Worldwide is the promoter behind “Comedy Sans Frontieres”, a one-off...
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Most comedy eyes are currently looking towards Edinburgh, but not everything is Scotland-bound this week. There are still some pretty interesting shows happening in London too. America's Anthony...
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Alfie Brown was one of the first comedians I wrote about when I launched this website. He had a dodgy gig at the 99 Club, which was half-stand-up comedy, half-philosophical debate, but he definitely...
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Stewart Lee has announced a run of dates at the Leicester Square Theatre for early 2015. He will be trying out material for his next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle with a run of A Room...
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The first series of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy in 2012 received such bad write-ups you’d have thought the Mighty Boosh star was killing babies live on TV. His psychedelic sense of humour just...
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