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Janey Godley speaks out about online trolling

Trolled Scots comedian Janey Godley hits back at claims she 'brings it on herself'. She has called for Scottish Labour to investigate trolling her online and now says it is affecting her health.

Martin Williams, The Herald, 3rd December 2020

Lee Mack replaces Stephen Fry in The Understudy

Lee Mack is to take over from Stephen Fry in charity performances of the comic play The Understudy, as Fry has quit the show to make a trip to America.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd December 2020

Rosie Jones wins Attitude Comedy Award

2016 Funny Women Awards finalist, writer and podcaster Rosie Jones has won Attitude Magazine's Comedy Award! Rosie tweeted: "I'm proud to be disabled and I'm proud to be gay but most of all I'm just proud to be me. This award winning little lesbian is so full of love...and alcohol." Also, Stephen Fry won the Icon Award.

Funny Women, 2nd December 2020

Janey Godley calls for Scots Labour probe into trolling

She is the comedian who has made the nation laugh with her video spoofs involving the First Minister's coronavirus briefings. But her some of her latest online entries have been less than funny, with Janey Godley calling for Scottish Labour to investigate trolling her online. She has accused certain Labour councillors of targeting her.

Marin Williams, The Herald, 1st December 2020

Ricky Gervais to accept Finger Award

The winners of this year's annual Finger Awards will be announced on Friday, December 4 at 4pm at an online ceremony. In advance of the ceremony it has been announced that Ricky Gervais has been awarded a 'special contribution to comedy' Finger Award.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 30th November 2020

Comedians indoors getting creative: part 31

Including Siân Docksey, Harriet Dyer and The Risky Boys.

Funny Women, 27th November 2020

Lauren Pattison: journey from stage to supermarket till

One year on from gracing the Sydney Opera House stage, Lauren Pattison was hefting people's shopping. The comedy scene is in a serious state .

Marianka Swain, The Telegraph, 26th November 2020

Will Duggan: the comedian packing Amazon boxes

"To call arts freelancers 'lazy' is dangerous".

Marianka Swain, The Telegraph, 25th November 2020

Tim Key, Dice.FM, review

Gloriously funny, with Key on impish, playful and melancholic form.

Bruce Dessau, i Newspaper, 25th November 2020

Omid Djalili's TV loves and hates

"I could've played a young Queen Elizabeth in The Crown".

Michael Segalov, The Guardian, 24th November 2020
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