Wednesday 24th June 2020
Olga Koch should now be travelling, after giving up her tech job for grad school. Still, there is a cool stand-up event on the horizon: her last show If/Then is going vinyl. We talk sinister tech, right-wing swings, Soviet equality, immigration, Tarkovsky vs Chernobyl, and live comedy vs first dates.
There's some good work that's in progress here... See him next time he plays a castle near you.Steve Bennett, Chortle, 21st September 2020
Outstanding stand-ups prove the new normal may not be so bad.Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 8th September 2020
Monday night shows will start on August 17 with Rob Beckett, followed by Jimmy Carr (Aug 24) and Russell Brand (Sept 14) and Kerry Godliman, Judi Love and Russell Kane on Sept 21. Two further gigs will take place on September 7 at 6pm and 9pm and will feature Suzi Ruffell, Sindhu Vee, Olga Koch and Gabby Best with more names to be announced - the shows will have different line-ups.Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 15th July 2020
This streaming event hosted by Anna Mann (AKA Colin Hoult) on NextUp was a valiant experiment in performing live comedy without an audience.Brian Logan, The Guardian, 12th April 2020