Michael Legge
Michael Legge

Michael Legge (I)

  • 55 years old
  • Northern Irish
  • Actor, writer and stand-up comedian

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Michael Legge to publish his first book

Michael Legge has written his first book. Strawberries To Pigs - due to be published this summer - features selected extracts from the stand-up's popular blog, which ran from 2008 to 2019, and newer material.

British Comedy Guide, 11th June 2021

50 funny podcasts to make you feel much better

Has your daily walk become an endless trudge to nowhere? These podcasts, chosen by comedians, podcasters, Guardian writers and readers, are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

The Guardian, 5th April 2021

Comedy club stages gig to raise funds for comedians

Dulwich Hamlet Comedy Club is staging another Comics' Relief gig to raise money for comedians hit in the pocket by the pandemic.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 29th April 2020

The best comedy of 2019

Another year has past and once again it's been a pretty amazing one for comedy across the board, and it's been hard to whittle each category down to a top 10. But here are our suggestions for the best tv, film and live comedy of the year, along with a couple of other lists as well.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 31st December 2019

Five new live shows from streaming site NextUp

NextUp have filmed Britain's Got Talent star Lost Voice Guy, as well as comedians Ali Brice and Lou Conran (filmed live on the 10th November at The Bill Murray) and Tom Parry and Michael Legge (filmed live on the 17th November also at The Bill Murray).

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 21st November 2019

Live review: Michael Legge - The Idiot

It's a show tha's an absolute must see, and I'd be amazed if that doesn't apply to whatever Legge does next as well.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 17th September 2019

Before he was moderately famous: Michael Legge

We've all got skeletons in the cupboard. Things we've done for cold hard cash when times were hard. Comedian Michael Legge is no expection. Before he became an angry stand-up comedian he did some television ads. One that has recently surfaced features Legge advertising electronics shop Tandy.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 7th September 2019

Michael Legge to record stand-up show for Radio 4

Michael Legge is to make his debut on Radio 4 with his stand-up show The Days Of Michael Legge.

British Comedy Guide, 29th August 2019

8 white dues worth seeing at the 2019 Fringe

Anyone who has ever read a listicle in Chortle will have a decent impression of how white and male comedy is as an industry. It can be difficult, when faced with such overwhelming hegemony, to tell which shows are going to be brilliant compared to the ones that are just someone complaining about living life on easy mode.

Blizzard Comedy, 12th August 2019

Fringe: 32 must-see Edinburgh shows

The Edinburgh Fringe is just around the corner and that means two things: performers everywhere are having nervous breakdowns trying to get their shows ready in time, and we're awash with previews telling us who and what to go and see.

Nooruddean Choudry, JOE, 2nd July 2019

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