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New festival explores the funny side of faith

Medieval church will host a day of humour and standup routines.

Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 10th February 2019

Sanderson Jones interview

The 'former' comedian and co-creator of the non-religious Sunday Assembly events tells us that he wants to create a whole new category in the Fringe programme.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 1st August 2018

No God? No problem: the comic atheist church

Sanderson Jones is the stand-up comedian atheist preacher who hopes to see hundreds of his Sunday Assemblies all over the world in the next two years, and is at the forefront of the godless-congregation movement.

Harry Cheadle,, 14th January 2014

All smiles on Sunday with a comical take on religion

Presiding over the atheist congregation known as the "Sunday Assembly" are two comedians - Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans.

Alice Jones, The Independent, 5th December 2013

Sanderson Jones spreads the atheistic good word

The pair's 'atheist churches' aim to reconcile the good parts of atheism and religion.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 14th October 2013

Comedy review: Sanderson Jones, Blackfriars, Glasgow

It's one thing taking an impromptu ribbing off a stand-up for turning up late to a show - but another thing entirely to find a comedian humiliating you before you've even arrived, using a slideshow making fun of your mundane tweets.

Malcolm Jack, The Scotsman, 28th March 2013

Sanderson Jones brings his atheist church to Glasgow

The innovative comedian is appearing as part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Jay Richardson, The List, 20th February 2013

Interview with digital comedy pioneer Sanderson Jones

"I love using technology to create something new." Sanderson Jones talks to Emma McAlpine about his latest projects.

Emma McAlpine, Spoonfed, 31st January 2013

Comedians give first atheist church their blessing

Yet at its first 'service' this morning, the Sunday Assembly - self-styled as 'the UK's first atheist church' - secured a congregation that many decidedly more traditional operations would kill (metaphorically, being Christians) for. The church was co-created by comedian Sanderson Jones.

Liam O'Brien, The Independent, 7th January 2013

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