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Doug Stanhope

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Doug Stanhope interview

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Making a much more welcome state visit, Doug Stanhope talks Edinburgh fights, podcast dramas, and his absent Trump material. Warning: includes liberal swearing, and at least one mention of former Ireland manager Jack Charlton.


Press Clippings

Streaming with laughter: 50 best stand-up comedy shows

From Bill Hicks to Hannah Gadsby, Dave Chappelle to Josie Long - here are 50 specials you can watch right now.

Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Ellen E Jones, Brian Logan and Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 22nd February 2020

Doug Stanhope to appear in Sick Of It

It has been confirmed that American comedian Doug Stanhope is to appear in the second series of the Karl Pilkington scripted tragi-comedy Sick of It.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd November 2019

Comedy review: Doug Stanhope

Too much of the material had the air of a comedian self-consciously trying to manufacture outrage.

Clive Davis, The Times, 13th June 2018

Comedy review: Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope's an uncompromising light in the darkness.

Sharon Lougher, Metro, 12th June 2018

Where stand-up and Alcoholics Anonymous meet

Late afternoon in a dark, intimate room in London and people are sharing their experiences of addiction. Alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, sex and love, their raw pain and degradation revealed to strangers. But there's laughter too.

Jay Richardson, i Newspaper, 11th June 2018

Doug Stanhope review

One of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 8th June 2018

Doug Stanhope at Brixton Academy review

The easily offended should, of course, stay away, as Stanhope is a one-man trigger warning.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 8th June 2018

The world according to Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope, sayer of the unsayable, fundamentalist alcoholic, atheist misanthrope and quite possibly the funniest man on the planet, joins us today fresh from a quite monumental shit.

Mark Beaumont, NME, 7th June 2018