David Reed.

BCG Features

David Reed: What Is Shamblehouse?

Tuesday 14th June 2011

David Reed, probably best known as one third of sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls, is presenting a curiously titled debut stand-up show. We asked him to explain more...


Press Clippings

Live review: ACMS of the Rings

Sixteen odd years ago David Reed and Thom Tuck of the sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls wrote this pantomime version of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring and now it's finally seen the light of day as the annual Alternative Comedy Memorial Society's panto.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 17th December 2019

David Reed interview

It's Cervantes' whole 900 page masterwork condensed into about 50 mins, with added jokes.

Comedy To Watch, 18th August 2018

Chortle Awards 2018 nominees

The nominees for the Chortle Awards 2018 have been announced. Mat Ewins, Hannah Gadsby, John Kearns and Joseph Morpurgo are up for Best Show.

British Comedy Guide, 7th February 2018

Preview - Angstrom

New radio comedy Angstrom, starring Matt Holness, begins Wednesday 10th January on BBC Radio 4.

The Velvet Onion, 7th January 2018

Radio comedies shortlisted for BBC Audio Awards 2018

Liam Williams, The Penny Dreadfuls, Sarah Kendall, The Absolutely Radio Show, Harry And Paul Present and It's Jocelyn are amongst the shortlisted nominees for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018.

British Comedy Guide, 4th January 2018

Radio comedies up for BBC Audio Awards 2018

Shows starring Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, John Finnemore, Marcus Brigstocke, David Jason and Jocelyn Jee Esien are amongst the nominees for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018.

British Comedy Guide, 21st November 2017

The Penny Dreadfuls: Le Carré On Spying preview

Take out the radio receiver concealed in your shoe and tune in.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 8th July 2017

The Penny Dreadfuls to present spy spoof on Radio 4

Comedy group The Penny Dreadfuls are to perform Le Carré On Spying, a new special as part of their long-running collaboration with Radio 4.

British Comedy Guide, 16th May 2017