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.
Friday 27th July 2018
We asked some of the comedians heading to the Edinburgh Festival to share their favourite joke from their show with us. Have a read...
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.
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
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
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer on the things that make her laugh the most.The Guardian, 27th March 2020
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
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
"We won't learn until something big happens to shock us."Blizzard Comedy, 31st January 2020
Award-winning rising star takes Knee Jerk on tour.Brian Donaldson, The List, 29th January 2020