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News: Baby Show From Josie Long & Jonny Donahoe

Comedians Jonny Donahoe and Josie Long are expecting their first child. Except that they weren’t expecting to have a child now, and they are totally clueless. If you’ve not had children and have no idea what it will be like, come and find out with them as they put on a special show about having a baby and parenthood..

The one-off gig will also include some special guests (to be announced soon) who are already comedians and parents. 


News: Josie Long's Feature Debut To Premiere At Glasgow Film Festival

Josie Long’s debut feature film as writer and lead actor is to have its first public screening at the Glasgow Film Festival. 

The film, set in Glasgow and co-starring Scottish actor Sean Biggerstaff, is called Super November and has been described as a “mixture of mumblecore romantic comedy and Orwellian dystopia”. It is directed by Douglas King, who Long also worked with on the short film Let's Go Swimming and Romance and Adventure.


News: Comic Becomes Superhero For New Exhibition

Comedian Josie Long has been turned into a superhero as part of a new exhibition.

Cosmic Superheroes is a photographic celebration of the superpowers it has taken for women at the forefront of the worlds of Arts and Science to establish themselves as superheroes in their individual fields.


Review: Josie Long, Live From The BBC, iPlayer

Let’s hope Nigel Farage doesn’t watch Live from the BBC or he might spontaneously combust when he sees Josie Long’s set. For those that are convinced that the BBC is run by a secret cabal of card-carrying hardcore socialists Josie Long’s “lefty til I die” stance could be used as prima facie evidence. Never mind the Beeb showing Corbyn at Glastonbury, this is more licence payer’s money being spent on Bolshevik propaganda. 


News: Lefty Scum Hit The Road

Comedy, music and revolutionary socialism unite in a triple-headline UK tour this autumn, with three of the UK's most joyfully rabble-rousing acts, Josie Long, Jonny & The Baptists & Grace Petrie, hitting the road as Lefty Scum
Tickets are on sale now for shows across the country in Margate, London, Brighton & Hove, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, York, Edinburgh, Leeds and Liverpool.


News: Kitson, Thomas, Long, Hardy, Yusuf, Prowse Play Grenfell Benefit

Daniel Kitson, Mark Thomas, Josie Long, Jeremy Hardy, Imran Yusuf and Haydon Prowse are to play a fundraising gig in aid of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

The one-off show will take place at Battersea Arts Centre next Monday, June 19. More acts are to be confirmed.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Grenfell Tower Appeal, coordinated by the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation.

News: New Political Podcast Featuring Bremner, Long, Schneider, Pie

Streaming company Deezer has announced a new weekly comedy podcast Strong & Stable, where Britain’s best comedians will give a ‘radically alternative’ take on the UK’s election campaign.


News: Josie Long To Headline Major West End Show

Josie Long is to perform her latest show, Something Better, at the Duchess Theatre in London in 2017.

Long has also just announced a national tour. Dates here.


Live Review: Josie Long, Soho Theatre

Josie Long finishes her run at the Soho Theatre on October 15. Tickets here. She performs the show in New York from November 19. Keep an eye out for more UK dates here. She is at the Duchess Theatre on March 20. Tickets here.

Interview: Josie Long

Here is an interview I did with the brilliant Josie Long for the London Evening Standard in the run-up to the opening of her latest show Something Better which is currently at the Soho Theatre.



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