Laura Lexx. Copyright: Karla Gowlett.

BCG Features

Objectively Funny Festival 2019 preview

Friday 13th September 2019

London's Objectively Funny Festival is now firmly established as the first major stop-off for comedians after the Edinburgh Fringe. Here's a look at some of the comedians performing at the festival this year.

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Accommodation woes

Wednesday 14th August 2019

We asked a range of comedians about their accommodation at this year's Fringe, and for disaster stories from previous years.

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BBC Ouch looking for storytellers

Tuesday 18th June 2019
This feature refers to an event that has now finished.

Submissions are now open for BBC Ouch's fourth storytelling event hosted by Laura Lexx at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Producers are looking for disabled people and people with mental health difficulties to perform.

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Fringe Q&A: What are you putting in your suitcase?

Thursday 26th July 2018

A hazmat suit, a horse's head, a Mr Miyagi doll, five kilos of dried super-long spaghetti, and Immodium - just some of the things that comedians are putting in their suitcases ahead of getting on planes and trains bound for the Edinburgh Festival.

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Press Clippings

25 funny jokes from comedians to cheer you up

If you're feeling in need of a bit of light relief, enjoy these one-liners from top stand-ups and rising stars of the comedy scene.

The Telegraph, 30th March 2020

Comedy videos to raise your spirits

Self-isolating comedians are working from home to bring a little light relief to the nation. Here's a roundup of some of the funniest.

Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 30th March 2020

Laura Lexx interview

The award-winning comedian, actor and writer on the things that make her laugh the most.

The Guardian, 27th March 2020

A comedian walks into a coronavirus crisis...

For the nation's stand-up comics, jokes about Covid-19 are being delivered through gritted teeth -- for an industry that was the first gig economy, the total shutdown of most comedy venues means the nation's gagsters are short of cash and short of an audience.

Stephen Armstrong, The Sunday Times, 22nd March 2020

Laura Lexx's Jurgen Klopp fantasy goes viral

Brighton-based stand-up Laura Lexx tweeted the following: "If I ever met Jurgen Klopp I'd say omg if we have a baby we should call it Klipp, just so he'd raise an eyebrow at me and tell me I'm a moron and I'd be so naked by the time he'd finished doing that." And sure enough it went viral. In less than a day the tweet has received nearly a thousand retweets and nearly 30,000 likes.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 14th March 2020

Laura Lexx on her most memorable gigs

Laura Lexx, who is currently on tour with her stand-up show Knee Jerk, recalls her five most memorable gigs...

Chortle, 3rd March 2020

Laura Lexx interview

"We won't learn until something big happens to shock us."

Blizzard Comedy, 31st January 2020

Laura Lexx: 'It's really hard to be a good person'

Award-winning rising star takes Knee Jerk on tour.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 29th January 2020