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Right on: does stand-up comedy have a left-wing bias?

The idea that the artform skews left is widespread, but the prevalence of comedians punching down suggests otherwise.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 25th January 2021

Police to take no action over Duker 'kill whitey' quip

Police are to take no further action against Sophie Duker over her 'kill whitey' joke on Frankie Boyle's New World Order.

Chortle, 14th January 2021

Police probe 'hate crime' after 'killing whitey' joke

Police are investigating a hate crime allegation after comedian Sophie Duker joked about "killing whitey" on Frankie Boyle's New World Order show. It has been confirmed that Greater Manchester Police are looking into concerns over the comment on the show after the BBC dismissed over 1000 complaints.

Martin Williams, The Herald, 14th January 2021

Spare us Frankie Boyle's lecture on offensive comedy

That Gervais's unwoke material has caused outrage is hardly surprising. These days it doesn't take much. That Frankie Boyle - a man who made his name off of sixth-formerish sick jokes - has also decided to pile in is another story entirely. For whatever you might allege about Gervais, it can doubly be said of Boyle.

Tom Slater, The Spectator, 30th December 2020

Boyle accused of hypocrisy over trans jokes

Frankie Boyle has slammed Ricky Gervais over his jokes about trans people. But his comments provoked an immediate backlash among the After Life creator's fans - who accused Boyle of hypocrisy given his track record on transgressive jokes.

Chortle, 29th December 2020

Frankie Boyle calls Gervais lazy for trans people jokes

"I would like him to have the same respect for trans people as he has for animals".

Roisin O'Connor, The Independent, 29th December 2020

Frankie Boyle turned down US due to fear of flying

Frankie Boyle revealed he missed his chance to crack America because he has a fear of flying. The comic, 48, was offered writing jobs in the US but couldn't go as he's terrified of dying in a plane crash.

Stuart McDonald, The Scottish Sun, 28th December 2020

Frankie Boyle's big quiz of 2020

It's the year we'd rather forget, but before we do, let's re-enter the darkness one more time - from Trump's denial of the pandemic to Priti Patel's policing of UK borders.

Frankie Boyle, The Guardian, 26th December 2020