- Wednesday 15th November 2023
To link in with the final of the BBC New Comedy Awards 2023, here are interviews with the comedians involved.
- Thursday 26th October 2023
Comedian and writer Helen Brooks talks us through the struggles and rewards of getting into comedy as a 40-year-old single mother.
- Thursday 12th October 2023
In this piece, we continue to discuss how stand-ups can make the most of their social media presence.
- Thursday 5th October 2023
Movement director Sam Burkett discusses the importance of stage presence and physicality for stand-up comedians.
- Thursday 21st September 2023
In this piece, we discuss the benefits of hiring a director to work on your live show.
- Thursday 31st August 2023
How you choose to start your stand-up set will create the tone of your performance. But what is the best approach? We discuss the options.
- Thursday 13th April 2023
If you're looking to give stand-up a go you'll probably be starting at open mic nights. But, before you book yourself some spots, there's other things to consider, from your material to a stage persona.
- Friday 4th November 2022
Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: The Corden controversy is a lesson for everyone.