Si Hawkins checks in with comics who've journeyed to the darkest depths of development hell - TV, radio, film or new-fangled web ventures - and are still standing.
Saturday 16th December
He's back running the festively traditional Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People, and back doing stand-up - where would modern comedy be without Robin Ince? Serious question.
Monday 23rd October
After a decade of TV, radio and musicals, Phill Jupitus had some notable help with his comeback stand-up tour: from Stewart Lee, Eddie Izzard, chocolate biscuits and some choice tunes. Plus he gives us his rather good on-tour playlist.
Monday 25th September
So grand a project is Tony Law and Friends in the Battle for Icetopia, we've gone with a double-sized gatefold Circuit Training. First up, a rooftop chinwag with the collective making it happen: Weirdos.
Wednesday 19th October 2016
The best stand-up you've probably never heard of, Alfie Brown discusses his first TV appearance (Channel 4 News), his influential comedy parents, and being bumped by Comedy Central. Or he discussed it a year ago, anyway. Even this interview nearly didn't make it to air.