Bobby Davro.

The 10 most memorable comedy gigs of 2017

Every year, I see more than 300 gigs as Chortle's editor and chief reviewer. Here's my personal round-up of the ten most memorable of 2017. Not necessarily the best - though that's a good metric - but the performances that will stay with me.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 29th December 2017

Bobby Davro breaks down minutes into therapy TV show

His therapy session starts off lively, but he breaks down into tears only minutes in, leading Mandy Saligari to believe he still hasn't emotionally processed the divorce. She also detects another potential problem - alcohol.

Sarah Deen, Metro, 3rd October 2017

The Comedy Happening review

Phil Nichol was the headliner, and Bobby Davro was the most famous name on the bill. But the comedian who'll be best remembered from this Comedy Happening gig was the relatively unknown Chris McGlade. 'Relatively unknown' for not much longer, I'd wager.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 26th April 2017

Bobby Davro and long term girlfriend split up

Bobby Davro and long term girlfriend Vicky Wright split up following a series of cryptic tweets.

The Sun, 29th January 2017

Bobby Davro interview

Bobby Davro on always embarrassing his daughters and never wanting to retire from comedy.

Laura Miller, The Mirror, 29th May 2016

My favourite photograph by Bobby Davro

Actor and impressionist Bobby, 57, recalls the joy of becoming a dad for the first time and how he worked the birth into his comedy routine.

Kristen Jones, The Daily Express, 1st May 2016

Bobby Davro admits to using cocaine

Bobby Davro has admitted smoking cannabis and using cocaine. But he insisted his drug use did not make him a "bad person."

The Sun, 21st April 2016

Bobby Davro admits to smoking cannabis & using cocaine

Bobby Davro has admitted smoking cannabis and using cocaine. But he insisted his drug use did not make him a "bad person."

Ed Dyson, The Sun, 24th February 2016