It's an interesting time for Count Arthur Strong. After three series the BBC decided not to recomission his sitcom, which doesn't leave many options for this unique character. There's panto, but you... more
I'm not sure how this slipped through the net when it was released at the end of May but I'm glad I caught up with An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life. It's the show that Steve... more
Brennan Reece's second show Everlong confirms that he is a comedian on the rise. In fact it is better than his debut which picked up an Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nomination in 2016. With a... more
South African Pieter-Dirk Uys has become a regular visitor to the UK over the years, but he usually comes in disguise. If he isn't dressed as his monstrous creation Evita Bezuidenhout he is... more
This was the episode of the Urban Myths series that I was both looking forward to the most and dreading the most. The Sex Pistols' infamously sweary appearance on the early evening Today programme... more
Well that was about as soppy as everyone expected Peter Kay's very last Car Share to be.I did wonder for a moment if there was going to be an awful accident because John (Peter Kay) kept glancing at... more
Is it really nearly 40 years since the Young Ones exploded onto BBC2 and gave British comedy a great big kick up the arse? I thought I knew a fair bit about the series, but this in-depth documentary... more
Tim Key – prize-winning comedian, poet, of Mid Morning Matters with Steve Coogan and Detectorists with Mackenzie Crook. If you didn’t know this about the man before Megadate, you will do the end of... more
The Dave channel doesn't do variety shows usually, so it is no surprise that when they do do one they do it unusually. Putting their own distinctive spin on it, much in the same way that Taskmaster... more
A version of this review appeared in the Evening Standard here. You don’t just watch Tom Allen’s latest show Absolutely, you strap in. From the moment he bounces breathlessly... more


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