Sara Pascoe

TV Review: Frankie Boyle's Referendum Autopsy

Is the BBC so scared of Frankie Boyle offending viewers that they have banished him to iPlayer for this one-off post-mortem? Or have they decided that now that the Scottish Referendum is done and dusted not enough people are interested in the subject to warrant putting this out in the traditional way? Or maybe it’s a sneaky plan to drive viewers online. I’d have certainly thought this semi-serious talking shop deserved to be aired on Scottish television.

News: Eddie Izzard Joins Labour Line-Up

Eddie Izzard headlines a fundraiser for the Labour Party on September 21 at Manchester Opera House. The full bill for Stand Up With Labour has now been confirmed. Izzard is to be joined by Phill Jupitus, Ian Stone, Sara Pascoe and host Stephen K Amos. All proceeds from the event will go to the Labour Party.

News: Foster's Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 Foster’s Comedy Awards have been announced. They are as follows:

Sara Pascoe

James Acaster

John Kearns

Liam Williams

Alex Horne

Romesh Ranganathan

Sam Simmons

Edinburgh Fringe Preview: John Robins

I was talking to Sara Pascoe yesterday about the stresses and strains of getting an Edinburgh show right in time and she said that one of the hardest aspects – apart from making it funny – was coming up with an ending. I raised the name of rising star John Robins who I saw at the very start of the 2013 Fringe.


Preview: The Week Ahead June 9 - 15

Pretty spoilt for choice at the Soho Theatre this week. As well as Stewart Lee doing yet more work-in-progress shows, there are two very different shows opening on Tuesday. I haven't seen Tom Rosenthal do stand-up for a while now but I’ve seen plenty of him on television.

News: Sara Pascoe Announces First UK Tour

Sara Pascoe has announced her first UK tour. Taking in an initial 27 dates, the Sara Pascoe Vs History tour will begin in Brighton on October 24, 2014 and conclude in Tunbridge Wells on January 30, 2015, with tickets on sale now.


Preview: The Week Ahead May 26 - June 1

It’s a good week for thinking persons’ comedy at the Soho Theatre. From Tuesday to Sunday there is an opportunity to see the hotly-tipped Michael Che. The laid back New Yorker comes trailing a string of recommendations and positive write-ups. He has recently been named as one of Rolling Stone’s ’50 Funniest People’, Buzzfeed’s ’50 Hottest Men in Comedy’, and Variety’s ‘Top 10 Comics To Watch’.



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