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News: Union Jack Radio Teams Up With Streaming Service For Driving Comedy

National digital radio station Union JACK has announced a collaboration with NextUp Comedy; widely billed as “the Netflix of UK stand-up comedy” as a result of its comedy-focused streaming service. Driving Comedy, which launches next Monday, 5 October and will broadcast daily from 4pm to 7pm every Monday to Friday, will offer listeners nationwide the chance to hear vintage and contemporary stand-up comedy from some of the country's most acclaimed comedians.  

News: Amazon Prime Video Puts On Free Gigs For The NHS

The Amazon UK Prime Video social team has launched #IsolatedLaughs in the UK in aid of #NHSCharitiesTogether. 

News: Comedian and Jazz Fan Marcus Brigstocke Returns to Jazz FM

Following a successful period of guest slots over the Christmas period, Marcus Brigstocke is returning to Jazz FM. The comedian will front a new series called ‘Jazz Family Trees’, whereby he takes an artist and then - much like the game ‘six degrees of separation’ - will show how jazz is a truly collaborative art form with the artists constantly working with each other.  Artists to be covered include Miles Davis, Jutta Hipp, Sidney Bechet and in episode 1, Art Blakey.

News: Marcus Brigstocke To Film Latest Show In Historic Venue

Following a sell-out run at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival, Marcus Brigstocke’s Devil May Care is heading to London in February.

He will be presenting a special performance of his latest show at classic East London venue Wilton's Music Hall on February 20.

The show is to be filmed, though at this stage it has not been revealed where it will be made available.

It will be your last chance to see the satirical stand-up onstage in the red-faced guise of Lucifer.  

News: Jazz Dweeb Marcus Brigstocke And Rachel Parris To Co-Host Jazz FM Christmas Show

Jazz FM has announced their Christmas line-up, which includes specials from comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Rachel Parris, as well as a welcome return from blues musician and broadcaster, Paul Jones.

News: Marcus Brigstocke To Direct First Edinburgh Fringe Play

Marcus Brigstocke is to make his Edinburgh Fringe debut as a director. In Red, originally commissioned for BBC Radio 4, Brigstocke writes and directs a bittersweet drama of family and addiction, based on his own recovery. 

News: Marcus Brigstocke Goes On Patrol To Fight Crime

A group of famous faces is set to take on the challenge of their lives, as they work on the front line of British policing with one of the country’s busiest police forces in Channel 4’s Famous and Fighting Crime.

TV presenter Katie Piper, Loose Women panellist Penny Lancaster, Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing, Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle and comedian Marcus Brigstocke are the five well-known rookies being given the chance to see what it’s really like to be at the sharp end of policing.

Review: Latitude Festival 2018 – Marcus Brigstocke

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 accompanying this review Lucifer is, of course, Brigstocke in the guise of Satan, here in Suffolk in full slap and horns warming up for his Edinburgh run.

Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Marcus Brigstocke

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 runs from August 3 - 27. Today Beyond The Joke kicks off its annual season of interviews to get you all excited about the comedy in store. And we are starting off with a big name returning to the Fringe. I first saw Marcus Brigstocke so long ago I can't remember the venue. It may have been a wine bar just off Cowgate. I remember sitting on a stool at the back as he did a series of very funny beatbox-based noises.

News: Marcus Brigstocke Gets His Superbrig Back

Comedian Marcus Brigstockes has finally got his beloved camper van back. But he did have to pay for it.

Brigstocke's "Superbrig" was stolen last year. It was a familiar sight at festivals where he would often cook meals for fellow comedians. He used to spend a lot of time in it after his marriage break-up and had understandably become attached to it.


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