Comedy Legends. Steve Martin. Copyright: 3DD.

Top comedy shows for 2020

A funny feast of fun ahead from Godley to Godliman and Alexei to Lexx.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 20th December 2019

BBC releases some historic comedy moments

The BBC is making hundreds of clips from its archive available to watch on a new website. Comics featured include Spike Milligan, Pete and Dud, Kenny Everett and Billy Connolly.

Chortle, 10th September 2019

Alex Edelman on Steve Martin

In his perfectly pitched standup routines, Martin lacerated Hollywood's celebrity culture from within. His jokes are as honed as his banjo playing.

Alex Edelman, The Guardian, 15th July 2015

Alistair Barrie's fantasy comedy night

One of the circuit's classiest stand-ups and a Comedy Store favourite, Alistair Barrie curates his dream gig, including Steve Martin, Mick Ferry and some Ben Elton-baiting...

Alistair Barrie, London Is Funny, 23rd January 2014

Laugh Lines: from Sergeant Bilko to Father Ted

Bruce Dessau's guide to TV comedy: Forget Steve Martin, it is the spirit of Phil Silvers that is resurrected on Craggy Island.

Bruce Dessau, The Guardian, 13th May 2010

Everything you think you know is wrong

A book review of The Book of General Ignorance. "Imagine Jeopardy with Stephen Colbert as host, with Steve Martin and Ellen DeGeneres as guests, working off a game board loaded with unanswerable questions."

Liesl Schillinger, The New York Times, 2nd September 2007