A couple of years ago I interviewed Stewart Lee in Comedy Central UK’s offices off Oxford Street. He was promoting the Alternative Comedy Experience which was about to start and give airtime to comedians who didn’t fit into the shiny floored Live at the Apollo template such as Josie Long and Simon...
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Seinfeld star Jason Alexander is to take over the lead role in Fish In The Dark, the Broadway comedy written and currently starring Seinfeld co-creator Larry David. The production is a big success and its run has been extended. David will play Norman Drexel for the last time on June 7 and then...
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The Barbican is screening a series of classic comedy films in April, including Naked Gun and Spinal Tap, which have been chosen by luminaries such as Miranda Hart and Jon Ronson.The season, entitled This Made Me Laugh, runs from April 10 - 16 and also features screenings of Bullets Over Broadway,...
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James Corden and Mathew Baynton have received a Bafta TV Craft Awards nomination in the Writer: Comedy category for The Wrong Mans. Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have also been nominated...
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The historic market town of Barnard Castle is to get its own comedy festival. The County Durham town will welcome some of the world's top stand-ups for a jam-packed day of funnies at The Witham Arts...
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Russell Howard is set to host his first ever stand-up TV show on Comedy Central. The 10-part series, RussellHoward’s Stand-Up Central, will launch on Wednesday 29th April at 9pm.The series is filmed...
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Every comedian gets the TV series they deserve. Grumpy stand-ups get sitcoms in which they play grumpy versions of themselves. Snappy stand-ups get shiny floor comedies.And so master improvisor Ross...
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Sarah Millican has announced a major new UK tour. It is called Outsider and starts in Stockton on October 15, 2015 and at the moment finishes on September 23, 2016 in Leicester.Tickets go on sale to...
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