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Comedians on their pets

As the Edinburgh festival approaches, Ed Byrne, Susan Calman, Stevie Martin and others on why their pets are friends, companions and a source of inspiration.

Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 23rd July 2019

Jennifer Saunders to captain team in Sport Relief netball match

Jennifer Saunders is to lead one of the teams in All-Star Netball For Sport Relief, a charity match due to be shown on BBC Two.

British Comedy Guide, 10th July 2019

Luisa Omielan interview

Combining TED talk and party, the comic's gigs challenge sexism and body-shaming. Now she's riffing on Mary Magdalene, singing Cher to Richard Curtis - and hoping viewers watch again and again.

Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 4th April 2019

Interview: Luisa Omielan

The What Would Beyonce Do? standup on the things that make her laugh the most.

Harriet Gibsone, The Guardian, 8th February 2019

Luisa Omielan interview

'It's snobbery that comedians aren't held in as high esteem as playwrights and artists'

Guy Pewsey, Evening Standard, 12th November 2018

I Talk Telly Award nominations published

Nominees for TV blog I Talk Telly's 2018 awards have been revealed, with the final series of ITV's Benidorm amongst those leading the running.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd November 2018

Luisa Omielan's Politics for Bitches review

The stand-up is hilarious and a joy to watch, but she is also a force to be reckoned with when it comes to tackling the absurdity of civic life in Britain.

Lucy Mangan, The Guardian, 24th October 2018

Luisa Omielan's Politics for Bitches, review

In exchange, I'd have cut out some of the superfluous stand-up banter and scenes of Omielan mugging to camera in a taxi. Best of all were the sparks of real anger from Omielan, as when she discussed the inadequacy of a new luxury development's "affordable housing" scheme with an estate agent; if only they could have been given more time to catch alight.

Hugh Montgomery, i Newspaper, 22nd October 2018