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Top comics experiment with lockdown festival

From a daft James Bond spoof to reliving a disastrous audition over Zoom, the Upload comedy extravaganza had some delectable moments.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 22nd June 2020

Best Comedy Podcast 2020 nominees revealed

Brian & Roger, Dear Joan And Jericha, Josh Berry's Fake News, Kurupt FM, Mind Canyon and Off Menu are nominated in the British Podcast Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 19th May 2020

Asim Chaudhry creates comedy pilot Coming To England

Asim Chaudhry has piloted a character comedy series for Channel 4. Coming To England follows the lives of three characters trying to make a new life in the UK.

British Comedy Guide, 6th May 2020

Art exhibition showcasing work by comedians opens

Art Is The Best Medicine, an exhibition showcasing the artwork of comedians, has opened in London. It runs until 20th December.

British Comedy Guide, 13th December 2019

Podcast picks: Nobody Panic

Nobody Panic is a podcast that aims to take big, scary, mysterious adult topics and dismantle them into manageable, less heavy chunks to be addressed.

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 1st December 2019

Comedians' guide to Edinburgh

Sofie Hagen, Phil Wang, Nish Kumar and others reveal their favourite festival spots, from Portobello Beach to the middle of the Royal Mile.

The Guardian, 12th July 2019

Tessa Coates: The funniest TV show? The Royle Family

Writer, standup and member of sketch group Massive Dad on the things that make her laugh the most.

Harriet Gibsone, The Guardian, 24th August 2018

Edinburgh Fringe review

ThreeWeeks, August 2018