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Dane Baptiste interview

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Three years ago Dane Baptiste had to follow a floundering Circuit Training on stage. Now he's the brains and star of a BBC sitcom, so we hooked up in a tremendously random room at New Broadcasting House to reminisce.

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UK comedians on the dangers of deleting TV history

As the industry scrambles to remove examples of blackface and racial slurs, Toby Earle speaks to the country's top comics to see if that's such a good idea after all.

Toby Earle, NME, 25th June 2020

Comedy at the Covid Arms review

Consummate host Kiri Pritchard-McLean sets the stage for Frankie Boyle and others in a show with true comedy-club feel.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 7th June 2020

The 8 best comedy podcasts around right now

Christ alive, we could all do with a laugh. Fortunately, take a wander into the podcast world and you'll soon be ankle-deep in funny stuff. Where to start, though?

Esquire, 18th April 2020

Dane Baptiste podcast signs to Acast

Fresh from the launch of his brand new live show The Chocolate Chip, Dane Baptiste's hit podcast - Dane Baptiste Questions Everything - has been snapped up by the world's biggest podcast company Acast.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd March 2020

TV review: The Stand Up Sketch Show, series 2 episode 4

If they cut down the show to four comedians, giving them five or six minutes each, and made sure that the routines they wished to perform actually benefited from being acted out then this could be a great show. But as it is, it just doesn't work three quarters of the time, the visual element all too often adds absolutely nothing to the material, and the choice of comedian really needs to be improved upon if it's to be a show worthy of anyone's time.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 18th March 2020

15 funniest shows at the Glasgow Comedy Festival

Here's our pick of the shows for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2020.

The Herald, 7th March 2020

New Edinburgh Fringe shows go on sale

A new batch of Fringe shows at the Pleasance, including Dane Baptiste, Paul Merton, NewsRevue and Wizard Presents, are now on sale.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th February 2020

Dane Baptiste interview

"I'm not an angry black man, I'm an angry man who happens to be black."

Bruce Dessau, i Newspaper, 10th February 2020