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Press Clippings

How to have an alternative August

Whilst I completely understand how challenging and mentally draining it must be for comedians to create material at this moment in time, the reason why many online comedy fans may be opting for alternative comedians is perhaps because it is too early for audiences to hear jokes about Covid-19, as we're still in the thick of it and to be frank, audiences want some escapism.

Sarah Slack, Slack Comedy, 9th August 2020

Chortle's Fast Fringe is back!

Richard Herring, Nick Helm, Kevin Eldon and Lucy Porter are among the comedians featured in the video version of our acclaimed annual showcase, released today.

Chortle, 20th July 2020

Art exhibition showcasing work by comedians opens

Art Is The Best Medicine, an exhibition showcasing the artwork of comedians, has opened in London. It runs until 20th December.

British Comedy Guide, 13th December 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

Edinburgh Fringe review

The List, August 2019

Edinburgh Fringe review

Short Com, August 2019

Edinburgh Fringe review

The Wee Review, August 2019

Monkey Barrel announce Fringe line-up

Monkey Barrel Comedy have announced over 50 acts for their 2019 programme as part of this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival (shows running from July 31st - Aug 25th).

Short Com, 20th May 2019