External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Line-up for Jeremy Hardy tribute gig revealed

Mark Steel, Jack Dee, Harry Enfield, Miles Jupp, Angela Barnes, Imran Yusef, Seann Walsh and Shappi Khorsandi will be amongst those performing at Stand Up For Jeremy Hardy, the 25th March 2020 gig at Eventim Apollo.

British Comedy Guide, 16th December 2019

Review: Kaboodle Improv Comedy at Little Chicago

Kaboodle Improv Comedy are local troupe from Sheffield who have been performing in and around the city for a few years. They've always incorporated a number of musical scenes due to the talents of Ryan on guitar but this was the first show I've seen focused around their musical talents.

Bobby Anderson, Phoenix Remix, 16th December 2019

More than a punchline - the joy of queer comedy

I'm a queer comedian and performance artist. My gender identity and sexuality are a big part of my identity, so a lot of material reflects on these experiences.

Quenby Harley, Blizzard Comedy, 16th December 2019

Q&A: Nigel Planer

Planer is playing Grandpa in the stage version of Grandpa's Great Escape.

Simon Bland, Big Issue North, 16th December 2019

Top 10 comedy shows of 2019

A double dose of Stewart Lee, Hannah Gadsby's follow-up to Nanette and London Hughes' uproarious blue humour tickled the comedy circuit this year

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 16th December 2019

Review: Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest, Parr Hall Warrington

As a new parent myself, I found the stories about his two children to be the funniest aspect of his show...

Lucy Moore, Female First, 15th December 2019

Interview: Stewart Lee free to do what he wants

Since his radio work with Richard Herring in early 90s and writing much of the initial material for Steve Coogan's Alan Partridge character, Stewart Lee has been making people laugh in unpredictable ways. Now he is trying to answer the difficult question: "How do you make people laugh in such unstable, unpredictable times?"

Hugh Finzel, Brighton Argus, 15th December 2019

Jordan Brookes interview

The comedian on why critics should tread carefully at his upcoming I've Got Nothing shows.

Simon Jablonski, The Sunday Times, 15th December 2019

The decade in comedy

Mental health, sexism and watching stand-up through screens.

Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 15th December 2019

Comic sacked for banning Tories from his comedy night

A left-wing comedian has been sacked after banning Tories from his event following Jeremy Corbyn's General Election humiliation. Mark O'Neill, who compered the popular Comedy-by-Bow night held in the Galvanisers Union bar in east London posted an update on Facebook in the hours after the polls closed.

William Cole and Darren Boyle, Daily Mail, 14th December 2019

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