External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Khorsandi: Ladette culture stopped sex misconduct talk

Shappi Khorsandi has said that female comedians stayed silent about the 'horrible stuff' going on in the comedy circuit in the Nineties partly because the 'ladette' culture encouraged women to laugh off any sexual misconduct.

Chortle, 1st July 2020

Homeless comic Gary Faulds 'overwhelmed by kindness'

Scots comedian Gary Faulds said he has been truly overwhelmed by the support he received from his fans after admitted he had declared himself homeless.

Daily Record, 30th June 2020

Quarantine questions: Roisin and Chiara

Interview with Roisin O'Mahony and Chiara Goldsmith during lockdown.

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 30th June 2020

Chelsea Hart: time for real action against comedy abuse

Let's go beyond social media chatter and nail all the creeps, whoever they are.

Chelsea Hart, Chortle, 30th June 2020

Bilal Zafar: Pro Evolution Soccer 5 got me a new crowd

My stand-up career stalled when the pandemic arrived. But I get my kicks as a football manager on Twitch - and giving each player a storyline.

Bilal Zafar, The Guardian, 30th June 2020

Sixty seconds with Bill Bailey

The comedian and actor, 55, on drive-ins, lost didgeridoos and why he ended up doing the last gig in Germany.

Josh Stephenson, Metro, 29th June 2020

Konstantin Kisin speaks out against woke cancel culture

Kisin has spoken out against progressive 'woke' or 'cancel' culture which he claims is "fundamentally about power".

James Bickerton, Sunday Express, 28th June 2020

Interview: Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas has been one of Britain's greatest and most critically acclaimed comedians for well over three decades now, but more impressively than that is the myriad of important causes he's highlighted and helped, from human rights violations to the state of the NHS, the corruption of major political figures and the depressingly disgraceful behaviour of major corporations, and though much of this has been bleak to learn he's always managed to make it pointedly funny stuff.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 27th June 2020

The Weekly Stand-up with Jason Manford review

Pubs are set to reopen; comedy clubs are not. So the comedian and club owner Jason Manford has taken matters into his own hands.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 27th June 2020
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