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External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Teenage Cancer Trust Comedy Night, review

The evening was a goody bag of talent, brilliantly compered by Romesh Ranganathan.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 30th March 2017

Ricky Gervais slammed for 'dead baby joke'

Ricky Gervais has been slammed by bereaved parents who stormed out of one of his gigs claiming he had made a sick joke about a dead baby.

The Sun, 30th March 2017

Andy Zaltzman interview

The popular satirist, sports fan and former support act for Joan Rivers offers an alternative to this crazy world with his Plan Z.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 29th March 2017

Russell Howard review

The Bristol comedian had audiences practically rolling on the floor laughing with his satirical style as he took aim at Trump, ISIS, Farage, Brexit and more.

Sheena McStravick, Belfast Live, 29th March 2017

S**t-Faced Shakespeare interview

One actor is always drunk at S**t-faced Shakespeare shows. Bruce Dessau meets the founders of the cult-hit company.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 29th March 2017

Interview: rarely asked questions - Tom Walker

You may not know the name of Tom Walker but you should know the name of Jonathan Pie.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 29th March 2017

Interview: Stacey Norris from Shit-Faced Shakespeare

Shit-Faced Shakespeare is set to return to London and the Leicester Square Theatre, with their very unique twist on Much Ado About Nothing, we caught up with cast member Stacey Norris to find out what it's all about.

Theatre Weekly, 29th March 2017

Jordan Brookes interview

Jordan Brookes is a stand-up comedian whose self-assuredness onstage contrasts interestingly against his softly spoken delivery.

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 28th March 2017

Katy Brand on her comedy heroes

The stand-up, character comedian and actress picks two funny females who died in 2016 and the Morecambe & Wise of British art among her comic icons.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 28th March 2017

Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure review

A masterclass in surrealist hilarity and lesson in poignant humanity.

Rowena McIntosh, The List, 28th March 2017

Russell Howard: Round the World review

A slick, mainstream show that manages to be both heartfelt and hypocritical.

Jay Richardson, The List, 28th March 2017

Ross Noble halts Devon show as man chokes on jelly bean

Ross Noble halts Devon show after man chokes on a jelly bean.

Devon Live, 27th March 2017

Review: Henning Wehn at Leicester Square Theatre, WC2

The German stand-up wraps his mangled vowels round the issues of immigration and identity -- and he triumphs at it.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 27th March 2017

Andy Parsons review

Parsons' cynicism about comedy's transformative potential doesn't stop him impaling his political targets with some smart barbs.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 27th March 2017

Tamsin Greig decries critic's 'unenlightened vocab'

Actor Tamsin Greig has accused Telegraph theatre critic Dominic Cavendish of using "unenlightened vocabulary" after he claimed her gender-swapped casting in Twelfth Night was contributing to "the death of the great male lead".

Giverny Masso, The Stage, 27th March 2017

Interview: rarely asked questions - David Baddiel

David Baddiel's latest show, My Family: Not The Sitcom returns to the West End for the third and final time from March 29. It is honest, touching, audacious and, of course, very funny.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 27th March 2017

Jon RIchardson: Old Man review

Since his last tour, Jon Richardson has become a husband and a father, putting his 'carefree days' behind him.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 27th March 2017

Stuart Goldsmith interview

"Any art form where one can think of an idea, and be performing it minutes later... is enormously attractive and addictive".

Suzan Calimli, Pop Culture-Y, 26th March 2017

Simon Bird interview

'16 weeks in the West End... I feel absolutely terrified'. Having struck sitcom gold twice playing callow youths, the Inbetweeners star is preparing for a thirtysomething crisis on stage - and he's recenty become a dad.

Michael Hogan, The Guardian, 26th March 2017

John Shuttleworth review

It's a completely daft evening of finely crafted nonsense.

Justine Blundell, Edinburgh Guide, 26th March 2017

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