Luisa Omielan.

Luisa Omielan

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Soho Theatre announces reopening programme

Soho Theatre has announced its reopening season featuring live theatre, live comedy and live cabaret.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 30th April 2021

Stunning portraits of stellar stand-ups

From Ken Dodd and his tickling stick to Nina Conti and her monkey, Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton has snapped a host of superb comedians on stage.

Tristram Kenton, The Guardian, 9th September 2020

British Comedy Guide launches Laughter Lounge online comedy festival

British Comedy Guide is launching Laughter Lounge, a virtual comedy festival due to run Monday 28th September until Sunday 4th October. Acts include Tom Allen, David O'Doherty and Luisa Omielan.

British Comedy Guide, 7th September 2020

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