Tuesday 30th April 2019
Gigging for Women and Children First,
Dane Baptiste gets us thinking about karate awkwardness and vampire issues. Read
Thursday 7th December 2017
The increasingly in-demand Baptiste drifts wistfully back to Brandy,
Bill Burr, and a full list of weird gigs. Read
Thursday 10th August 2017
We've asked some of the comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe this year to tell us who they'd snog, marry, and avoid.
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. Read
Love Island is back and romance is in the air.
Lou Sanders, Jamie Demetriou and more offer guidance on the ways of courtship. The Guardian, 4th June 2019
Katherine Ryan has been named as one of the headline comedy acts at this year's Latitude Festival. The stand-up superstar will appear at the festival on Saturday. Major comedy names already announced include Michelle Wolf, Frank Skinner and Jason Manford. Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 16th May 2019
The Stand Up Sketch Show review:
It's not an entirely successful idea but it is definitely a curiously watchable one.
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 29th January 2019
The Stand Up Sketch Show preview:
ITV2's new way of presenting stand-up appears to have come from someone with no faith in stand-up at all. Steve Bennett, Chortle, 28th January 2019
Whether it's censorship, problematic tweets or #MeToo, comics are being scrutinised like never before. Is there a 'new sense of panic' in the industry?
Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian, 19th January 2019
If you haven't seen one of
Wayne Beese's stellar comedy nights, my advice would be to book yourself in as soon as possible. James Driver-Fisher, The Express and Star, 22nd October 2018