- 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.
- Wednesday 6th July 2022
So you want to write some stand-up? Brilliant! There can never be too many voices: but here are a few tips to keep in mind along the way.
- Wednesday 23rd March 2022
Niche, scholarly topics can now work on comedy stages - Robin Ince explains how he started putting heavy concepts into club sets.
- Friday 11th March 2022
Brian Logan is one of the UK's most experienced comedy commentators and critics. We talk to him below about how he started his career, the process of reviewing comedy, and But Is It Funny?, the great comedy-focused discussion podcast he co-hosts.
- Friday 14th January 2022
When it comes to performing stand-up, there is much to be said for finding your comic persona. Here we share some top-drawer tips to help you find your persona.
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