Sarah Southern

  • Stand-up comedian

Press clippings

Fringe: Do people still want to laugh at politics?

On the Sky News Daily podcast, our arts & entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock is joined by comedians Nish Kumar, Rosie Holt and Sarah Southern, along with our entertainment reporter Jayson Mansaray.

Amy Hitchcock, Sky News, 15th August 2022

Ten political shows at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe

Boris still looms large at the festival.

Chortle, 20th July 2022

Right on: does stand-up comedy have a left-wing bias?

The idea that the artform skews left is widespread, but the prevalence of comedians punching down suggests otherwise.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 25th January 2021

2019 Funny Women Awards: Best Show shortlist announced

We have been through the numbers and we can now announce our top 10

Funny Women, 2nd September 2019

Is right-wing comedy on the rise?

This year's Edinburgh fringe was full of wokeness jokes from liberal stand-ups as well as a host of conservative comedians who punch down.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 26th August 2019

Why comedy is turning conservative

Five right-leaning comedians appearing at this year's Fringe tell Mark Smith why it's happening and why, this year, the joke's on the lefties.

Mark Smith, The Herald, 3rd August 2019

Fringe 10x10: Ten contrarians

Ten acts challenging the liberal consensus.

Chortle, 17th July 2019

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