News: Date And Line Up For Chris Ramsey TV Show Revealed

The third series of Stand Up Central hosted by Chris Ramsey will premiere on Comedy Central UK on 27th September, 2017 at 10pm. 

In each episode Ramsey will introduce two guest comedians. 


TV: Back, Episode 2, C4

When writer Simon Blackwell’s new series starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb was launched last month publications were sent an episode-by-episode breakdown. But shortly afterwards we were asked not to publish it as it was felt it would give too much away in advance. Having now seen the second episode I think I can see why. 

TV Preview: Comedy Playhouse, Mister Winner, BBC1

The latest BBC pilot, starring clownish Edinburgh Fringe favourite Spencer Jones, is a sitcom about a hapless but loveable and well-meaning man who is prone to accidents, complications and landing himself in unusual and often somewhat dangerous situations.

Live Review: English Comedian of the Year Final 2017, Underbelly

This year’s final of the English Comedian of the Year proved one thing. You don’t actually have to be English to be eligible, but maybe it helps. It also helps, of course, if you are funny, and the standard of this year’s final confirmed that regardless of nationality, stand-up comedy is in pretty good health. 

News: UK Comedian Gets Amazon Prime Release

Canada-based British comedian James Mullinger's record-breaking live performance at Saint John's Harbour Station Arena is to be released through Amazon Prime Video on September 5.

Performing to a sold out crowd of 5000 people, Mullinger riffs on leaving England and moving to a small city on the East Coast of Canada, parenting, homemade wine, local newspapers and Facebook.


News: New Improv Supergroup From Marcus Brigstocke & Co

Comedian and broadcaster Marcus Brigstocke leads an all-star cast of improv comedy superstars in a brand new show There Will Be Cakeperformed in South London’s Omnibus Theatre in Clapham for five nights this September.

News: Australian Comic Films TV Special In UK

Australian comedian Yianni Agisilaou’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Pockets Of Equality will be transferring to the small screen in a new TV stand-up special. 

The hour-long show for Australian TV network ABC as part of their Next Generation Comedy season will be filmed in London on Saturday 9th September at the Albany Theatre in Deptford.


News: Richard Herring releases Kickstarter-Funded Sketch Show

Comedian Richard Herring has released the first episode of his online sketch show As It Occurs To Me, which was funded by Kickstarter last year.

The crowdfunding campaign raised around £100,000. Each of the six episodes is going to cost around £15,000 to make.


News: Louis CK Plays Comedy Club Gig In London

American comedy superstar Louis CK played a low-key club gig in London on Sunday night.

He popped into the Angel Comedy club/pub in Islington and reports say that after chatting to some of the acts on the bill did a 15-minute set at the end of the night. Needless to say he was phenomenal, according to a witness.


News: Edinburgh Fringe 2017 – Award Winners

Allen Wright Award
Winner, Features: Arusa Qureshi
Runner Up, Features: Gillian Furmage
Winner, Reviews: Kate Wyver
Runner Up, Reviews: Arusa Qureshi


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