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Mick Ferry

Kiri Pritchard-McLean lands a hat-trick of BBC radio comedies

Kiri Pritchard-McLean is working on three radio shows. Sitcom pilot The Learners, for BBC Radio Wales; a Radio 4 show with sketch group Tarot; and stand-up special, Appropriate Adult.

British Comedy Guide, 30th October 2020

Ian Cognito film being made

Ian Cognito, the hellraising stand-up comedian who died in 2019, is to be the subject of a new film.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd October 2020

Saturday Night Live at The Stand review

Nothing beats a live gig, but if this is to be the new normal of stand-up comedy for a while... well, it's not too bad.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 22nd March 2020

Chortle Awards 2020 nominees

Bob Mortimer, Greg Davies, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan and Tom Allen are amongst the nominees for the Chortle Awards 2020. Jonny Pelham, Jessica Fostekew and Catherine Cohen have two nods.

British Comedy Guide, 27th February 2020

Leicester Square Theatre New Act Of The Year review

Too much? Fifteen comedians on one new act final might feel like overkill, but no act seemed undeserving of their place at the climax of the Leicester Square Theatre talent hunt last night - and all were certainly strong enough to make a long show fly by.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 17th December 2019

New comedian of the year results

Sheffield's David Eagle has been crowned New Comedian of the Year at the final at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 16th December 2019

Kickstarter campaign for book of Comedians' War Stories

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to fund a book of cartoons and comedians' anecdotes about their worst gig experiences.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th February 2018

Chortle Awards 2018 nominees

The nominees for the Chortle Awards 2018 have been announced. Mat Ewins, Hannah Gadsby, John Kearns and Joseph Morpurgo are up for Best Show.

British Comedy Guide, 7th February 2018