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Richard Gadd interview

Wednesday 4th January 2017

Richard Gadd's Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show Monkey See Monkey Do is at the Soho Theatre from Jan 9th. We talk festival nightmares, Trump fallout and that treadmill.


Richard Gadd interview

Thursday 27th November 2014

A discussion with 'troubled comedian' Richard Gadd about topics such as mining one's life for material, and what the label 'anti-comedian' does or does not mean.


Press Clippings

West End theatres to stay closed until May 31

Comedy shows affected include Ross Noble at the London Palladium; a run of Richard Gadd's one-man show Baby Reindeer at the Ambassadors, which was also planning a run of late-night comedy shows featuring the likes of Lloyd Griffith, Suzi Ruffell and Bridget Christie; and a performance of Adam Kay's NHS stories This Is Going To Hurt at the Garrick Theatre.

Chortle, 6th April 2020

Comedy's coronavirus crisis

With gigs cancelled and no support given to an art form that Art Council England does not officially recognise, comedians fear the worst.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 18th March 2020

Interview: Richard Gadd on Baby Reindeer

"I'm looking forward to the experience of being part of the West End, it's the holy grail of British theatre, being in the Ambassadors which has so much history, I just want to soak it up."

Theatre Weekly, 11th March 2020

Review: Sex Education, Netflix

The makers have gathered together some great comedy talent to write the new series.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 19th January 2020

The most memorable comedy gigs of the 2010s

Here Chortle editor Steve Bennett recalls the shows that had the biggest personal impact since 2010.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 31st December 2019

The top ten comedy gigs of 2019

As is tradition, here's my look back at the ten most memorable comedy gigs of the last 12 months. There are bound to be omissions - the 300 or so shows I see each year are but a scratch on the volume of work the UK's industrious comedy scene produce - and the emphasis is on the 'memorable' not necessarily the funniest or the most game-changing, even if these qualities are so often interlinked.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 30th December 2019

The decade in comedy

Mental health, sexism and watching stand-up through screens.

Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 15th December 2019

Two friends talk about Richard Gadd's Baby Reindeer

Bush Theatre's Baby Reindeer certainly courted controversy with its depiction of a man dealing with a stalker, pushed to the limit. After friends, Lou and Toby saw the production they were left with very different opinions. Here, they talk in length about them.

Lou Waller, A Younger Theatre, 20th November 2019