Wednesday 8th July 2020
The newly formed Live Comedy Association has launched a #SaveLiveComedy campaign after discovering that almost 78% of live comedy venues fear permanent closure within the next year.
Friday 29th May 2020
Comedian Red Redmond has launched The Real Northern Powerhouse, a fund to support comedy acts in the north of England who are affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
Thursday 23rd April 2020
A survey of the comedy industry has revealed that the coronavirus lockdown has cost venues, promoters and comedians millions of pounds. Over a third of responders said they will have to reconsider working in comedy if lockdown continues for another three months or more.
Monday 30th March 2020
Sunday 29th March 2020
Police officers arrived at Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool in force on Saturday night after a member of the public tipped them off that it was live streaming a gig on YouTube despite the coronavirus lockdown... however, Merseyside Police discovered the club empty - it was a repeat broadcast of a gig filmed three weeks ago.
Friday 6th March 2020