Review: Nigel Ng, Soho Theatre
Nigel Ng picked up an Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nomination for his debut show Culture Shocked and it is easy to see why. The Malaysia-born stand-up is a natural comic storyteller, with a... more
A wealthy old patriarch runs his family and business, while his feckless offspring hang around jockeying for position and hoping that one day it will all be theirs. No, not another series of... more
When Sky launched its dedicated comedy channel Sky Comedy recently they screened an episode of new show The Righteous Gemstones starring John Goodman. But for me the jewel in the Sky Comedy crown is... more
Review: Sex Education, Netflix
The second series of the sparky school comedy starts off with Otis finally mastering the art of masturbation. And it turns out that for Otis wanking is a bit like Pringles. Once you've popped you can... more
Live Review: Flo & Joan, Soho Theatre
Flo & Joan's publicist asked me to ensure that I put an ampersand and not the full word "and" between their names when I wrote this review. I guess the musical comedy duo want to exert the same... more
TV Review: The Tuckers, BBC One Wales, Episode Two
The second episode of this new comedy set in the Welsh valleys finds the working class Tucker family trying to offload a shedload of hooky Chateauneuf-du-Pap. Surely it'll be a doddle making a few... more
TV Review: The Tuckers, BBC One Wales
I don't know how the BBC works out its schedules, but having given a major PR push to the launch of King Gary at 9.30pm on BBC One last Friday, they didn't broadcast it at that time in Wales. Instead... more
TV Review: Miranda: My Such Fun Celebration, BBC One
Well why not celebrate your tenth birthday in public? That's how Miranda Hart marked the tenth birthday of her self-named BBC sitcom. In public. At the Palladium. With nibbles. In front of a packed... more
TV Review: Hugh Grant: A Life On Screen, BBC2
At any other time of the year I might have given this relatively benign Hugh Grant profile a particularly wide berth, but in the run-up to Christmas it seemed to hit the spot. Let's put it another... more
Review: Sh!t Actually by Sh!t Theatre, Camden People's Theatre, NW1
I've got a very large soft spot for Sh!t Theatre, the punky, powerhouse duo of Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole. I've seen most of their shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, but because they are not... more
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