Doug Stanhope

News: Rescheduled Dates for Doug Stanhope

American stand-up Doug Stanhope has rescheduled his live shows.


News: Doug Stanhope Live Shows

American stand-up Doug Stanhope is to play the UK later this year.

He will touring from October 12 - 25. Buy tickets here.

He will also be doing a gig in Dublin at the Olympia on October 11. Buy tickets for that show here.


News: Doug Stanhope To Appear In Second Series Of Karl Pilkington's Sick Of It

It has been confirmed that American comedian Doug Stanhope is to appear in the second series of the Karl Pilkington scripted tragi-comedy Sick of It.


News: UK Streaming Site Signs Up American Comedians

American comedians Doug Stanhope (pictured), Lavell Crawford, Finesse Mitchell, Michael Yo, Erik Griffin, Jimmy JJ Walker are Michael Winslow are to get releases of their live shows on UK streaming site Nextup.


News: Doug Stanhope UK Dates

Outspoken American comedian Doug Stanhope is coming to the UK in June.


News: Doug Stanhope Cut From Wipe 2015

It has emerged that Doug Stanhope’s contribution to Charlie Brooker’s Wipe 2015 last night was cut from the broadcast. 

Previews of the annual round-up promised an appearance from the controversial American comedian in the advance publicity: “Charlie is joined by brilliant guests including comedian Doug Stanhope and the ever insightful Philomena Cunk. It is basically like the Queen's speech but funnier, longer and contains adult humour.” 


Opinion: Should Babies and Live Comedy Mix?

I was amused to hear that Doug Stanhope was cheesed off about a baby being in his audience at one of his European gigs recently. According to reports Stanhope wanted the infant ejected, but the parents managed to move to more discreet balcony seats and enjoy the rest of Stanhope’s show. We don’t know what their baby thought of it.


News: Baby Problems for Doug Stanhope

Comedian Doug Stanhope has become involved in an incident during the Scandanvian leg of his current European tour.

While performing at the Sodra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday night, Stanhope had issues with a baby in the auditorium. He later posted on social media: "Folks get ejected from my shows a lot but rarely at my own insistence til some rude fucks brought a baby to my Sweden show."


Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Doug Stanhope

The first time I encountered Doug Stanhope he was in bed in his Edinburgh Fringe flat. I think he may have been tattooing himself at the time. The second time I encountered Stanhope he was doing a gig at the Tron pub and there was nearly a fight onstage between a disgruntled punter and Scott Capurro. Stanhope doesn't even need to be performing to produce an electrifying atmosphere.

TV Review: Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, BBC2

I've got a theory that every entertainer – apart from Daniel Kitson, of course – ends up doing something very different to what they originally imagined themselves doing. Johnny Vegas ends up selling tea, Ben Elton ends up writing The Wright Way. I don't know what Charlie Brooker's original ambitions were, to be honest, but I've always felt he wanted to stand outside the establishment tent pissing in, not in it pissing out. But then what do I know about what goes on in Charlie Brooker's brain?

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