External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Yet another 24 hour show for Mark Watson

The comic is heading back to Twitch after his first virtual marathon show raised exactly £45,000 for charity in May.

Chortle, 21st October 2020

Former Aberdeen comedy club to become a restaurant

Flakes And Bun Ltd applied for planning permission to turn the former Breakneck Comedy Club on King Street back into a restaurant.

Emma Morrice, Aberdeen Evening Gazette, 20th October 2020

Tributes paid to comedian Stan Vernon

Stan Vernon, one of the founder members of Manchester's thriving comedy scene, has died aged 63. His funeral will take place today (20th October) following his death on September 21st after a lengthy illness.

Bruce Dessau and Toby Hadoke, Beyond The Joke, 20th October 2020

Sixty seconds with Dara O Briain

Dara O Briain on the search for intelligent life-forms and the 'right-wing, left-wing comedy' debate.

Josh Stephenson, Metro, 19th October 2020

The Yes Queens review

Audience participation at arm's length via screen happily injects some welcome randomness into this six-person improvised sketch show.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 19th October 2020

Live From the Grand Hall, BAC review

Lockdown stories, personal woes and a bit of politics.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 19th October 2020

Interview: Janey Godley

"If men tell me to shut up, then I tend to talk louder".

Xander Richards, The National, 19th October 2020

Comics with Tourette's: no laughing laughing matter

Stand-ups share their stories to try to combat syndrome's stigma.

Jamie Doward, The Observer, 18th October 2020

More comedy firms receive bailout help

More comedy outfits have received payments from the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, including The Comedy Store, Hot Water Comedy Club, the company behind The Stand, Gag Reflex, Andrew Roach Talent and Leicester Comedy Festival.

Chortle, 17th October 2020

Liverpool comedy club donates £5k to Frog & Bucket

Hot Water Comedy Club has donated £5,000 to help a former rival to survive the coronavirus crisis. The Liverpool venue is currently the biggest donor to a crowdfunding appeal set up by the Frog & Bucket in Manchester.

Chortle, 16th October 2020
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