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BCG Features

The 'Avengers: Endgame' Guestimates

Wednesday 24th April 2019

A team of Marvel-loving comics take wild (totally spoiler-free) guesses about what happens in the new Avengers epic. Alternate dimensions! Practical jokes! Billy Ray Cyrus!


Fringe festival news and stories

Thursday 25th August 2016

As we near the end of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, here are some dispatches from the city. We've got some heckler videos for you, interesting stories from acts, and a few pictures to share.


Press Clippings

Robin Ince's carnival of comics, comets & The Cure

From Harry Hill to Helen Sharman, Ince's Christmas mashup of comedy, science and music - Nine Lessons and Carols for Socially Distanced People - reached dizzy heights.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 14th December 2020

Robin Ince's Nine Lessons to stage a 24 hour show

Robin Ince's annual variety night Nine Lessons And Carols For Curious People is going online this year, once again mashing up science, comedy, music and more.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 7th October 2020

British Comedy Guide launches Laughter Lounge online comedy festival

British Comedy Guide is launching Laughter Lounge, a virtual comedy festival due to run Monday 28th September until Sunday 4th October. Acts include Tom Allen, David O'Doherty and Luisa Omielan.

British Comedy Guide, 7th September 2020

How to have an alternative August

Whilst I completely understand how challenging and mentally draining it must be for comedians to create material at this moment in time, the reason why many online comedy fans may be opting for alternative comedians is perhaps because it is too early for audiences to hear jokes about Covid-19, as we're still in the thick of it and to be frank, audiences want some escapism.

Sarah Slack, Slack Comedy, 9th August 2020

Vic Reeves to publish his first art book in a decade

Vic Reeves is publishing an art book in October. He is also, with his son, making the documentary film A Brush With Comedy, and development continues on The Glove, the comic film he is making with Bob Mortimer.

British Comedy Guide, 5th August 2020

Netflix or Hill? The stand-ups streaming on NextUp

Bec Hill, Laura Davis and Eshaan Akbar can be watched on this online home for comedy's rising stars and circuit regulars

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 9th July 2020

BFI announces commissioned youth shows

The BFI has announced a range of commissioned television series from its Young Audiences Content Fund, including an adaptation of hit YouTube comedy Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, and new Aardman sitcom Lloyd Of The Flies.

British Comedy Guide, 8th July 2020

Comedians indoors getting creative: part 3

Comedians aren't just at risk of cabin fever during this time of social distancing and self-isolation, gig cancellations have meant not just loss of earnings but also fewer chances to try out new material or build audiences. However, being a creative lot, comedians have been flexing their comedy muscles online, using YouTube, Twitch, Twitter and other sites to connect with audiences, new and established alike. To help you get your comedy fix, every week we'll be putting together a list of projects we've spotted online by funny women...

Funny Women, 3rd April 2020