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Stunning portraits of stellar stand-ups

From Ken Dodd and his tickling stick to Nina Conti and her monkey, Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton has snapped a host of superb comedians on stage.

Tristram Kenton, The Guardian, 9th September 2020

Comedy duos who secretly hated each other

In his 2017 memoir, Matt Lucas recalls "hurling obscenities" at co-star David Walliams during an Australian live tour. The odd blazing row notwithstanding, the pair's relationship has been rosy compared to the bitter feuds that consumed earlier double acts. Here we look back at some of history's most troubled comedy partnerships.

The Telegraph, 23rd April 2020

Review: Rob Newman @ The Stand, Newcastle

When you're as funny and original, not to say bright, as Newman, you can get away with pretty much everything.

Damian Robinson, Narc Magazine, 20th September 2019

Rob Newman's comedy of ideas

In a world gone mad can philosophy help? Comedian Rob Newman *thinks* he has the answer. He spoke with Alex Spencer about his new show Total Eclipse of Descartes and the dangers of macho pop science.

Alex Spencer, Cambridge Independent, 30th January 2019

Radio 4 comedies nominated in BBC Audio Awards 2019

A number of Radio 4 comedy series have been nominated in the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 21st November 2018

When comedy double acts split

David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendship.

Simon Parkin, The Guardian, 27th January 2018

Review: Robert Newman, Soho Theatre

Philosophy seems to be a suitable subject for comedy at the moment.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th January 2018

Review: Robert Newman, Soho Theatre

Philosophy seems to be a suitable subject for comedy at the moment. Ethical issues have been one of the strands of the brilliant Netflix series The Good Place and now here comes Robert Newman with his latest excellently titled show, Total Eclipse of Descartes.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th January 2018