British Comedy Guide

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

Chortle

Chortle covers the British stand-up scene in quite some depth and with a lot of knowledge. It also publishes some TV news stories.

chortle.co.uk

London Is Funny

London Is Funny

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.

londonisfunny.com

Giggle Beats

Giggle Beats

An regularly updated online magazine focusing on comedy in the North-East. With interviews, features and reviews and more. Lots of news scoops too.

gigglebeats.co.uk

Websites, blogs and forums

Cook'd and Bomb'd

Cook'd and Bomb'd

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.

cookdandbombd.co.uk

Not BBC

Not BBC

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.

notbbc.co.uk

Tellyspotting

Tellyspotting

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.

tellyspotting.com

Den Of Geek

Den Of Geek

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.

denofgeek.com/tv

Mustard

Mustard

An occassionally published comedy magazine, featuring interviews, cartoons and other original content. Their interviews are very in-depth.

mustardweb.org

Fringe Pig

Fringe Pig

A website that 'reviews the reviewers'. At the time of writing it is just expanding into becoming a platform for humourous content too.

fringepig.co.uk

Organisations

British Comedy Society

British Comedy Society

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.

britishcomedysociety.com

Comic Relief

Comic Relief

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.

comicrelief.com

UK Comedy Guild

UK Comedy Guild

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.

ukcomedyguild.co.uk

Satirical websites

The Poke

The Poke

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'.

thepoke.co.uk