External Live Comedy Press Clippings

Flo and Joan at Latitude 2021 review

Flo and Joan offer tight, old-fashioned melodies with delightful vocal performances - but the ear-pleasing sonics are matched with spiky lyrics that delight the brain more. A perfect combination for a festival that makes a prize of its erudition, like Latitude.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 24th July 2021

Review: Charlie And Stan at Theatre Royal Bath

Slapstick metatheatre: Lilith Wozniak reviews Told By an Idiot's comic tribute to Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel.

Lilith Wozniak, Exeunt Magazine, 24th July 2021

Simon Amstell at Latitude 2021 review

Previewing his autumn tour at Latitude, Simon Amstell returns to the big themes of shame, ego and how to be free of these toxic twins that have long defined his intelligent, introspective stand-up.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 24th July 2021

Luisa Omielan at Latitude review

Given her mega-success with her breakthrough Beyoncé show, Luisa Omielan must have been tempted to call her new hour about women in religion What Would Mary Magdelene Do?

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 24th July 2021

Joanne McNally takes her Prosecco Express on tour

Rising star Joanne McNally is to take her acclaimed show The Prosecco Express on tour, including a date at the London Palladium on Saturday, 21 May, 2022.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd July 2021

Russell Howard interview

The comedian has some adjusting to do after 18 months of making tea for his wife, but he's not been idle.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 23rd July 2021

Ania Magliano interview

The comedian, writer and stand-up on the things that make her laugh the most.

The Guardian, 23rd July 2021

Simon Amstell interview

As he returns to live stand-up with a new tour, Simon Amstell talks about finding himself in psychedelics - and why nothing is funnier than the brutal truth.

Alice Jones, i Newspaper, 23rd July 2021

Suchandrika Chakrabarti on Amy Winehouse

Comedian Suchandrika Chakrabarti recalls how Amy Winehouse "could make heartbreak into great art" and marks this as one of the reasons she chose to create a fringe comedy piece about the pop star this year.

Anya Ryan, Stylist, 22nd July 2021

Simon Amstell interview

"I spent years trying to get away from Popworld - now I feel grateful".

Gary Ryan, NME, 22nd July 2021

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