Phil Nichol.

Phil Nichol

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Accommodation woes

Wednesday 14th August 2019

We asked a range of comedians about their accommodation at this year's Fringe, and for disaster stories from previous years.

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Press Clippings

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

Over £20,000 raised for Leicester Comedy Festival

Geoff Rowe said "Whilst the festival continues to grow and develop each year, we need continued support to keep the thing going, and engage with as many community groups as possible."

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 20th February 2020

Leicester Comedy Festival interview: Samantha Pressdee

Her show is directed by Phil Nichol and did really well at the Edinburgh Fringe last year. Covered is a raucous and slightly dirty show tackling mental health provision on the NHS and austerity cuts. I caught up with Samantha to find out all about it.

Phoenix Remix, 4th February 2020

Review: Tony Law & Phil Nichol

This definitely isn't the comedians at their best. As enjoyable for them as it might be to improvise all the time, they do work best when it's a mixture of scripted and riffing, and frustratingly there's just way too much of the latter and not enough of the former here.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 19th September 2019

Phil Nichol: "Comedy is the coalface of offence"

Phil Nichol tells us about his latest show Too Much.

Simon Gage, Metro, 21st August 2019

Phil Nichol recalls his most memorable gigs

"The lesson? Take some chances!"

Phil Nichol, Chortle, 19th August 2019

Accommodation woes

We asked a range of comedians about their accommodation at this year's Fringe, and for disaster stories from previous years.

British Comedy Guide, 14th August 2019

My Festival: Phil Nichol

'I open my eyes and remind myself to enjoy the day - It's a flippin' festival! If I'm not up for it, then why would the punters be?'

The Scotsman, 6th August 2019