- Website Links
Here's a list of some other websites that operate in the world of comedy. We've linked to over 2,000 other sites within our Guides and Profiles, so for specific fan-sites and official websites see our individual guides.
Other sites about UK comedy
Chortle covers the British stand-up scene in quite some depth and with a lot of knowledge. It also publishes news about British and American comedy.
A blog published by top UK comedy journalist Bruce Dessau. Various articles, interviews and reviews linked to TV and live stand-up.
A great guide to the London live comedy scene. The creators of this website are clearly knowledgeable about the acts, and write interesting reviews and features.
An regularly updated online magazine focusing on comedy in the North-East. With interviews, features and reviews and more. Lots of news scoops too.
Websites, blogs and forums
A blog about live stand-up and sketch comedy. Includes podcast and written interviews with up-and-coming acts.
A blog about the London comedy scene, currated by one of the clubs. A lot of the material is created and written by up-and-coming comedians who gig in the capital.
Cook'd and Bomb'd - a website that started life as a Chris Morris fan site - is home to one of the UK's busiest comedy discussion message boards.
A website that started life out as a Lee & Herring fan website but has since spread its wings to provide other comedy related content too, most notably a forum.
This American blog about British television (particularly comedy) comes from the North Texas based PBS TV station Kera. Unlike many US blogs that focus on UK TV, Tellyspotting is both up-to-date and knowledgeable which is why we like it so much.
A website devoted to all things geeky. Their TV section often contains reviews of British comedy shows, and they quite often interview stand-up comedians as well.
An occassionally published comedy magazine, featuring interviews, cartoons and other original content. Their interviews are very in-depth.
A website that 'reviews the reviewers'. At the time of writing it is just expanding into becoming a platform for humourous content too.
The British Comedy Society exists to preserve and foster the tradition of British comedy. The society organises events and looks after the dedication of blue plaques to honour famous comedians.
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards, previously known as the Perrier Award, are linked to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It's UK's most sought after stand-up prize.
The Musical Comedy Awards (MCAs) run each year, with the final normally around April in London. Previous winners include Abandoman and David Elms.
The brilliant charity that was setup and is run by comedy people with the aim of raising money for those at home and abroad. It has raised hundreds of millions of pounds, particularly via Red Nose Day... which takes place every other year in March.
The UK Comedy Guild aims to create a unified voice for people working in the British comedy industry. It works to raise standards and promote fairness.
They haven't been run for the last couple of years, but The British Comedy Awards website still has details of past winners.
The UK comedy section of this well known blogging website is pretty active with viral content. HuffPost has lots of bloggers, and also does things like a round-up of the best jokes from Twitter.
A satirical website which has a habit of creating viral hits, like their Daily Mail version of the tube map and the 'The Nick Clegg Apology Song'.
A regularly updated satirical comedy website. Lots of humourous stories to read. They've produced a couple of books too.
A satire website posting regular updates to inform you about what is going on in the world, including in UK politics.
Run by comedy writers Sara Gibbs and Kat Sadler, this satirical women's magazine "uses humour to challenge the way media, society and men communicate with women".
An online, satirical, women's magazine that launched in March 2018. The site is packed full of comic articles, and 'pretty rubbish advice'. It's aiming to be "the antithesis of all other publications marketed to the female population."
A website to help you find competitions to enter. (They kindly list BCG's competitions too).