External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Robert Florence interview

Burnistoun's Robert Florence is challenging the stereotypes.

The National, 19th March 2019

Comic Strip's Soho club reborn as state-of-the-theatre

New Boulevard theatre aims to awaken area's rebel spirit in the building that hosted Eddie Izzard and Rik Mayall in the 80s.

Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 19th March 2019

Simon Munnery: The Wreath review

As Munnery concedes, 'it's not all jokes. Some of it is just really bad news.' Perhaps the most successful piece is a hilariously logical deconstruction of the phrase 'leave the room in a better state than you entered it', apparently coined by his mother. And for my money, Munnery certainly succeeds in doing that.

Broadway Baby, 18th March 2019

Elf Lyons on the true cost of stand-up

After a Franglais Swan Lake, the comic explains economics with sex dolls in ChiffChaff. She talks about loving horror, how guinea pigs helped her through illness and standing up for comedians.

Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 18th March 2019

Celebrating Funny Women alumni: Rosie Jones

Hot off the Wembley stage, Melbourne-bound and really needing no introduction, 2016 Funny Women Awards finalist Rosie Jones talks to Alumni Awards Coordinator Gemma Higgins about living the dream, performance nerves, the prospect of early retirement and why she's still apologising to Ryan Gosling...

Gemma Higgins, Funny Women, 18th March 2019

Review: Kieran Hodgson

There's still tickets for Hodgson's tour dates available across the country. Don't miss this political geek comedy of the highest order.

Jo Beggs, The Reviews Hub, 18th March 2019

Review: George Lewis

Lewis has created an entertaining hour of comedy with A Man, A Plan, A Girl With Fake Tan. His delivery is amiable and he has a great connection with his audience.

Jo Beggs, The Reviews Hub, 18th March 2019

Reviews: Abigoliah Schamaun | Sean McLoughlin

Too painfully self-aware and skilful as comics to frame their identity struggles as typical millennial angst, early thirty-somethings Sean McLoughlin [4 stars] and Abigoliah Schamaun [3 stars] make their respective malaises seem idiosyncratic before arriving at broader conclusions about what they might mean for society.

Jay Richardson, The Scotsman, 18th March 2019

Woman in Progress: Desiree Burch interview

Desiree Burch returns to Scotland with a work-in-progress show at Glasgow Comedy Festival about humble beginnings.

The Skinny, 18th March 2019

Katie Pritchard wins 2Northdown New Act competition

Katie Pritchard has been named as the winner of the 2Northdown venue's New Act Comedy Competition 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 18th March 2019

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