Comedy Against Living Miserably
Comedy Against Living Miserably

Comedy Against Living Miserably

  • TV stand-up
  • Dave
  • 2020 - 2021
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Series of stand-up showcases presented with mental health charity Campaign Against Living Miserably.

  • A third episode will follow after coronavirus

Press clippings

The BBC's bid to axe left-wing comedy will fail

From Punch in the 19th century to P. J. O'Rourke to Auberon Waugh to Craig Brown to Titania McGrath, if it's grown-up, nuanced political humour and satire you want, refer to books, newspapers, magazines or the internet. Let the lefties have the airwaves.

Patrick West, The Spectator, 3rd September 2020

Nish Kumar on comedy and mental health

Nish Kumar has said that comedy is an "incredibly important and useful" tool for discussing mental health.

The Irish News, 13th April 2020

Comedy Against Living Miserably, Dave, review

A commendable initiative in which stand-ups discuss their mental health was unfortunately stilted and lacking in laughs.

Adam Sweeting, i Newspaper, 24th March 2020

The comics standing up for mental health

As the series Comedy Against Living Miserably launches, two comedians explain how their jobs affect their emotional wellbeing - and how they hope to help their audiences.

Paul Fleckney, The Guardian, 23rd March 2020

Dave to launch CALM stand-up showcase

Dave is to broadcast Comedy Against Living Miserably, a three-part stand-up showcase in aid of mental health charity CALM.

British Comedy Guide, 1st November 2019

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