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The best comedy podcasts to brighten your day

Comedy podcasts are ten-a-penny these days, with stand-ups seemingly responsible for around half of the podcasts out there. If you're looking for some amusement on your daily walk or commute, here are eight of the best ones.

Robert Jackman, The Spectator, 16th June 2020

Natalie Haynes: TV editors cut me out of a panel show

Sandi Toksvig is right: TV comedy can be brutal for women. Luckily, there's a simple solution.

Natalie Haynes, The Guardian, 11th September 2018

Jenny Eclair and Shappi Khorsandi write new musical

Comedians Jenny Eclair, Shappi Khorsandi and Natalie Haynes are to write a new musical comedy called Women in Power as part of Nuffield Southampton Theatres' latest season.

The Stage, 7th June 2018

It's not funny being the only woman on a TV panel show

If Have I Got News For You has problems finding female guests, maybe it's because the potential pitfalls are all too obvious.

Natalie Haynes, The Guardian, 3rd April 2018

Standups on why they quit comedy

She may be one of the favourites for this year's Edinburgh Comedy awards, but Hannah Gadsby is about to call time on her career. Here, Gadsby, Patrick Marber, Natalie Haynes and Simon Fanshawe explain why they hung up their microphones.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 16th August 2017

Why female coppers are the making of No Offence

DC Kowalska is a maverick and DI Deering is a glorious monster of a boss. It just so happens, both are women.

Natalie Haynes, The Guardian, 1st June 2015

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

The number of people buying tickets has increased by 700 per cent since 2009. But stand-up Natalie Haynes explains why it's still a tough gig.

Natalie Haynes, The Independent, 1st October 2014

Monty Python reinvented British comedy

Michael Palin is typically self-deprecating about the Pythons' work. Their gleaming jewels more than make up for any 'dross'.

Natalie Haynes, The Guardian, 10th April 2014