It feels as if the second series of Taskmaster has only just finished but the third series starts on Dave on Tuesday, October 4 at 10pm.Greg Davies and Alex Horne will preside over five more... more
Russell Howard's new six-part series, Russell Howard & Mum USA Road Trip, will premiere on Comedy Central UK on Wednesday 19th October at 10pm.In the series we finally get to meet... more
Hans Teeuwen’s eagerly anticipated UK tour starts at the Soho Theatre tonight. Many of the early dates are already sold out but there should be some tickets available for later shows if you click... more
After a nine-year break Still Game returns for a new six-part series, revisiting evergreen pensioners Jack Jarvis and Victor McDade as they embrace the spirit of growing old disgracefully.Created,... more
Comedian Joe Lycett will make his first appearance as the new host of BBC Radio 4’s It’s Not What You Know on Thursday 29 September. He takes over from Miles Jupp, who now hosts Radio 4’s... more
Update: Labour leadership contender Owen Smith pulled out of his appearance last night and was replaced by Labour MP Alan Johnson...Matt Forde has been one of the rising stars of political comedy in... more
Jimmy Carr has got previous when it comes to taking comedy seriously. He co-wrote with Lucy Grieves The Naked Jape: Uncovering The Hidden World Of Jokes, which was published in 2006. Like Bob... more
Cardiff-based indie comedy DVD label Go Faster Stripe heads east along the M4 this weekend to occupying The Bloomsbury Studio for two nights, bringing six shows with them. The Go... more
It must be a good Fringe, my list of must-see shows is now longer than it was when I arrived. Here’s a run down of shows I’m still determined to find the time to see. In, I should add, no particular... more
As usual I’ve seen more shows than I’ve had time to write about, so here is a round-up of my favourite shows so far. Some I’ve reviewed for the Evening Standard, some I’ve reviewed for beyondthejoke... more


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