External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Gala review

Didn't get to the Edinburgh Fringe? Don't worry, the Fringe has come to you, with three galas rotating acts shortlisted for Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 16th October 2019

John Cleese to make stage writing debut with Bang Bang!

John Cleese will make his stage writing debut with Bang Bang!, a new adaptation of hit farce Monsieur Chasse by Georges Feydeau.

Alex Wood, What's On Stage, 16th October 2019

Up Pompeii review

One may not guffaw at Miles Tredinnick's script, but there'll be no trouble getting yer titters out.

Scott Matthewman, The Reviews Hub, 16th October 2019

Theatre review: Baby Reindeer

Richard Gadd may be an Edinburgh Fringe award-winning comedian -- but there are few laughs to be had in this harrowing debut play about his experience of being stalked.

Josh Stephenson, Metro, 16th October 2019

Felicity Montagu: Taking comedy seriously

"I'm not a comedian," says Felicity Montagu pointedly. The Yorkshire-born actor is most famous for playing Alan Partridge's hilariously strait-laced, put-upon PA Lynn Benfield - one of the best-loved characters in a British sitcom - but is keen to stress that she never performs a part for laughs.

Richard Blackledge, The Yorkshire Post, 15th October 2019

Scott Bennett: There's no such thing as regional comedy

Yorkshire lad Scott Bennett uprooted to Beeston a while ago, but he made sure he brought his Northern sense of humour with him. Ahead of his new tour Leap Year, which was nominated for Best Show at Leicester Comedy Festival, the comic invites us into his shed to talk touring, writing for some of the UK's biggest comedians and his comedy heroes...

Shariff Ibrahim, Leftlion, 15th October 2019

Live review: Comedy Auction

I had absolutely no idea what to expect from The Comedy Auction, a currently fortnightly event at The Taproom in Angel where a group of comedians gather to auction off various items. But even if I had tried to predict what might have happened I don't think I'd have come close to encapsulating the chaotic yet joyful afternoon of comedy which took place as children bid against their parents, and friends against friends, for a selection of rather unusual items.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 15th October 2019

Review: Charles and Jen @ TriBeCa

Charlie and Jennie come rushing through TriBeCa's doors, clearly worried they're late, brandishing a guitar case and dragging a massive suitcase behind them.

Anna Staufenberg, Mancunian Matters, 15th October 2019

Dylan Moran comedy goers exposed to measles

People at the Dylan Moran comedy show in Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday night may have been exposed to measles.

Stuff.co.nz, 15th October 2019

Richard Gadd - Baby Reindeer review

Gadd gathered much acclaim for this taut 70-minute show when in debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe. Away from the heightened critical reactions the festival foments, it's clear he deserves every bit of it.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 14th October 2019
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