There was a post on Twitter suggesting that fans stormed the film tent where the World Cup Final was overrunning to demand that they turned the telly off and let Adam Buxton come on. I was there and... more
It was always going to be tough for Sacha Baron Cohen's new show to live up to the advance hype and for much of the first episode it didn't. When it didn't it was still fun in a Dom Joly/Dennis... more
When you've made your name as a master of lo-fi whimsy how to do hold the attention of a few thousand comedy fans packed into a tent at Latitude? The answer, apart from turning the volume up, is to... more
The early bird catches the worm and also Dylan Moran. One of the main comedy attractions this weekend was the acclaimed Irish comedian warming up for his forthcoming Dr Cosmos tour. The show started... more
Angela Barnes has gradually been moving up the stand-up ranks in recent months, making an impression on radio and TV shows such as Mock The Week. Her short Latitude set, partly greatest hits but... more
It can't be easy to be the first stand-up act of the day in the Latitude Comedy Tent, but if anyone can pull it off it's Jayde Adams. The Bristol comic is no slow-burn, shy, retiring performer. She... more
Marcus Brigstocke couldn't do his Latitude stand-up set, we were told by compere Brennan Reece, but there was a last-minute replacement called Lucifer. As you might have guessed from the picture... more
You are going to see a lot of Romesh Ranganathan on television in the near future. As well as his new BBC2 series, The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan, he is also fronting a new series on Dave,... more
There's a theory doing the rounds that television is so short of original ideas that it is drawing on its own past and eating itself. This theory surely reaches its apotheosis with the second series... more
Tasmania-born performer Hannah Gadsby said that she would quit comedy after this show. As far as I know she hasn't changed her mind but events have meant that her stand-up retirement seems to be on... more


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