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Russell Brand flouts social distancing rules

Russell Brand has called his new comedy show Brand-emic, so I thought he'd have the sense to be cautious of Covid.

But the comedian dangerously flouted social distancing rules by taking selfies with swathes of fans and even hugging one following a gig on Monday just 80 minutes after the rule of six came into force.

Simon Boyle, The Sun, 16th September 2020

Katy Perry calls marriage to Russell Brand a 'tornado'

Katy Perry has moved on with a new baby with fiancé Orlando Bloom. But she made a rare comment about her short-lived marriage to comedian Russell Brand, nine years since their split.

Caroline Feraday, The Sun, 1st September 2020

Russell Brand criticised for 'mansplaining feminism'

Russell Brand has been criticised for posting a video asking whether Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new music video is "a feminist masterpiece or porn".

Jacob Stolworthy, The Independent, 15th August 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

Russell Brand pulls gig over coronavirus

The comedian had been due to perform his show at the Perth Concert Hall in Western Australia tonight. However he cancelled after a woman who attended the venue fro an earlier show tested positive to the illness last week.

Chortle, 9th March 2020

Russell Brand makes cameo in Neighbours

Russell Brand has joined the cast of Aussie soap Neighbours for a cameo appearance.

Chortle, 7th March 2020

Jason Manford: The time I nearly cost my employers 50K

Jason Manford has revealed how he almost cost a radio station £50,000 when he accidentally gave away the answer to a big-money competition.

Chortle, 26th January 2020

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century

Steve Coogan is the funniest Brit, coming second on the list, with American Tina Fey coming first. Once again, in a mirroring of a Channel 4 poll in 2007, Stewart Lee came 41st.

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage, The Guardian, 18th September 2019