News is coming through that all of the dates on the additional 2015 UK Spring leg of Noel Fielding's current solo tour are to be rescheduled. The dates were added due to the success of the initial dates in 2014, but will now be rearranged for later in the year. The tour will now run from November...
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House of Fools, penned by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, is one of three shows on the shortlist for Best Situation Comedy in the Writers Guild Awards, announced today. The other two nominees are Up The Women, written by Jessica Hynes and Him & Her, written by Stefan Golaszewski....
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Mark Thomas is pretty much a comedy legend. He’s been around for three decades and is as busy and vital as ever. And unpredictable. Just as you think you have him pigeonholed as a satirist he goes and does a brilliant personal show such as Bravo Figaro! This year he is back with Cuckooed, a show...
Interview
And so Derek comes to an end. And like The Office and Extras – though not like the, ahem, short-lived Life’s Too Short – with a one-off episode after two series. It’s called a special because it is...
Preview
Not a big week for live comedy in London unless you are Jewish or like Jewish humour. The two most notable gigs are Bennett Arron’s Rabbi Santa show tonight at the King’s Head, featuring Arron, Mark...
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The line-up of this year's New Act of the Year Top-of-the-Bill showcase has been confirmed. The 15 acts below will appear at the Bloomsbury Theatre on January 25, 2015.The show will be...
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2014 has not been a good year for comedy departures. Robin Williams and Joan Rivers left us, but it was Rik Mayall’s sudden death on June 9 that struck the most resonant chord with me. Without...
Review
Apart from the absence of a mention for Rik Mayall, the other notable omission at last week’s British Comedy Awards was Brian Pern. The lead singer of prog legends Thotch, alias Simon Day, did not...
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