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Mark

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Hi, I'm Mark. I (alongside Aaron) have been running BCG since the early 2000s and over the last 10+ years it has turned from being a very part time tiny hobby to something that's taken over my life a bit!

My favourite British comedy of all time is Fawlty Towers - I was given the show on VHS when I was young and it was a total revelation. I'd never seen anything properly hilarious before. I instantly became a comedy fan and began the process of seeking out other sitcoms straight away. After a while, I decided to try and catalogue things... and eventually that list became this website (obviously not all the guides you see on the site now are written by me though - a brilliant team of contributors help curate a lot of the content nowadays).

If you've got any questions or feedback about the site - or if you would like to go on an underwhelming date - you can email me via mark@comedy.co.uk


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Grotto @ The HoHo Theatre 2015 launch. Bob Slayer.

Bob Slayer launches Grotto @ The HoHo Theatre 2015

Friday 4th December 2015
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Grotto @ The HoHo Theatre has popped up in London. The old Lyons & Co Tea Rooms venue, now run by Bob Slayer, will feature lots of comedy across December. Here are some pictures from the launch.

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Simon Brodkin.

Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival 2016

Monday 23rd November 2015
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The programme for Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival - which runs from 3rd to 21st February 2016 - has been revealed. You can win tickets to the preview show.

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Will Franken.

Sarah Franken interview

Monday 9th November 2015

Sarah Franken talks about performing her stand-up show at the Museum Of Comedy, why she prefers living in the UK compared to America, and discusses being transgender.

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