Olga Koch.

Olga Koch

BCG Features

The Isolation Conversations - Olga Koch

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.


Glasgow Comedy Festival 2020 report

Monday 16th March 2020

The Glasgow International Comedy Festival launched last week, and runs until 29th March. British Comedy Guide visited the city for the inaugural weekend.


Olga Koch interview

Saturday 23rd February 2019

We talk to Russian comedian Olga Koch about her Russian-American-British cultural mix; how to develop an Edinburgh Award-nominated comedy show; computer science; tattoos; Mikhail Gorbachev; and her ambitious new hour, Button.


Press Clippings

Picnic At The Castle with Phil Wang and others review

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

Canned Laughter review

Outstanding stand-ups prove the new normal may not be so bad.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 8th September 2020

Mixed bill, 21Soho review

Opening of new club is cause for celebration, with performances from Aurie Styla, Olga Koch, Jordan Brookes and Fern Brady.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 31st August 2020

Radio 4 orders series from Olga Koch

Radio 4 has commissioned a series from comedian Olga Koch about computers and the modern world.

British Comedy Guide, 19th August 2020

Comedians indoors getting creative: part 18

Featuring Sarah Keyworth, Catherine Bohart, Jayde Adams and new gigs released on NextUp.

Funny Women, 17th July 2020

Comedies announced for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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

Monkey Barrel launches new comedy record label

Sets from John Kearns, Olga Koch and Ari Eldjárn will be available for pre-order on vinyl, as part of the comedy club's crowdfunding campaign

Deborah Chu, The List, 28th May 2020

My night at a Cheese, Sex and Self-isolation Party

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