- Friday 3rd December 2021
With her first tour starting next year, Maisie Adam tells us how she made such rapid strides - by ignoring conventional comedy wisdom.
- Thursday 14th October 2021
Political material can be risky with live audiences, but Matt Forde manages to bridge the big political divides - we asked him how.
- Thursday 12th August 2021
Ian Smith loves crosswords - there's a podcast - but not cross words. So he's the ideal man to ask about green room dos and don'ts, and how to get gigs in the first place.
- Friday 9th July 2021
Marketing in live comedy is a long game for comedians. One flyering campaign or one big poster does not make a career. Sometimes, it doesn't even make a gig...
- Thursday 24th June 2021
Many acts may have lost their mojo at the microphone over the last 18 months. So as regular stand-up returns, we're getting advice from the experts. This time: MC Paul Revill talks about how to wrangle a crowd.
- Tuesday 22nd June 2021
If it's such hard work being a comedian, why bother? Good question. There are many good reasons (and some less good reasons) for becoming a comedian...
- Thursday 27th May 2021
From Grimsby Town videos to Soccer AM and his new singing-at-football series, Lloyd Griffith is now a grizzled veteran of sports presenting - he talks us through that big jump from stand-up.
- Monday 24th May 2021
Today, originality in comedy is extremely important. How will you rise above the rabble?
- Tuesday 11th May 2021
In recent years stand-up Matt Green has moved into directing shows too, so seems the ideal chap to ask: how do you keep your stuff original, as so many acts return from the same dark place?
- Friday 30th April 2021
In this exclusive extract from Chris Head's new book, he introduces SREP: a structure that can be used in writing sketches, sitcom scenes and stand-up.
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