Video: Michael McIntyre, Showman, Netflix
Nobody would say that Michael McIntyre is a particularly prescient stand-up, but this special, recorded in March at the London Palladium just before lockdown, contains not one but two jokes involving... more
News: Line-Up Announced For Jonathan Ross Comedy Club Show On ITV1
It's hard to believe now because it feels so much like part of the furniture, but when Live at the Apollo started in 2004 it was a bit of a revolution. For many viewers it was the first time they'd... more
Review: The Duchess, Netflix
Katherine Ryan's character in shiny new Netflix comedy The Duchess is called Katherine, so maybe it is no surprise that there are autobiographical elements to Ryan's self-penned sitcom debut. As with... more
maisie williams two weeks to live
Sky seems to be on a bit of a roll at the moment with edgy comedy dramas. There was the Sue Perkins/Mel Giedroyc Hitmen, then the current I Hate Suzie with Billie Piper. And now here comes Game Of... more
Review: The Greatest Ever Late 'n' Live, YouTube
Late ’n’ Live really is an essential part of the Edinburgh Fringe furniture. If you haven’t experienced a raucous night of post-midnight anarchic comedy at the Gilded Balloon you haven’t really... more
Edinburgh Fringe Review: Fringe Search Party
It’s been hard to find the spirit of the Edinburgh Fringe this year but I had a damn good go. Earlier this week after restrictions had lifted I went to see an open air stand-up show from Nathan... more
TV Review: Mortimer And Whitehouse Gone Fishing, BBC Two
Bob Mortimer was well on his way to National Treasure status even before his fishing series with Paul Whitehouse became a major hit. His work with Vic Reeves, his shaggy dog stories on Would I Lie To... more
TV: Mandy, BBC Two
Diane Morgan’s new comedy Mandy is an interesting one. It’s a sitcom, but only 15 minutes long rather than the usual half hour, so the BBC is showing two episodes back to back. Yet 15 minutes feels... more
Review: Squeamish About...Entertainment
After a one-off about Brexit last year Matt Berry returns as somewhat eccentric historian Michael Squeamish to offer his thoughts on various subjects. Coming up in future weeks we have Squeamish... more
TV: Semi-Detached, BBC Two
New Lee Mack sitcom? The stand-up star is more like Lee Manic here, pinballing from one domestic suburban crisis to another while barely pausing for breath. The USP gimmick, from writers David Crow... more
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