Tag Archives: Comedy

July 14

Interview with stand up comic Michelle Brasier

How did you come up with the idea for “Reform,” a show based on a true story of being scammed and becoming the emergency contact for the scammer?  While it was happening, I was giving live updates on my friend’s podcast, ‘Free to a Good Home’ and on our major Aussie radio station which people […]

July 04

Frank Skinner’s Return to Edinburgh Fringe: 5 Things to Know about ’30 Years of Dirt’ and His Comedy Legacy

Comic legend Frank Skinner is set to make a highly anticipated return to the Edinburgh Fringe with his show “30 Years of Dirt.” Following his critically acclaimed, sell-out national tour “Showbiz” and a successful residency at the West End’s Garrick Theatre, Skinner will be performing every evening at the Assembly George Square – Gordon Aikman […]

June 19

5 Things to Know About Award-Winning Comedian Lorna Rose Treen

Lorna Rose Treen, an award-winning comedian, writer, actor, and improviser, is gearing up for her highly anticipated Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with her character show, Skin Pigeon. From her diverse range of characters to her notable achievements, here are 5 things you should know about this talented performer. A Love Letter to the Ridiculous: In […]

June 14

Zoë Coombs-Marr Returns: The Opener – Dave Awakens to a Changed World

May 11

Sir Cliff Richard, Janey Godley, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Biggins and Gloria Hunniford are amongst the stars lined up for the new Edinburgh venue The Fringe at Prestonfield  

Additionally, Prestonfield House, situated just a short walk from Edinburgh city centre, is known as Edinburgh’s most exclusive luxury hotel. It offers privacy and seclusion with its acres of gardens and parkland. As the Fringe venue, Prestonfield House is excited to welcome audiences this summer.

November 02

5 things interview with Entertainer Brian Conley

October 18


September 20

5 things interview with Live At The Apollo’s Harriet Kemsley 

August 21

5 things interview with Comedian Abby Howells

March 19

Read Gary Delaney’s funniest one liners

April 09


1. Following becoming the first international comedian to perform in New Zealand and Australia since the global lockdown and a sold-out and critically-acclaimed UK arena run in Autumn 2019,  Russell Howard is set to perform his second UK leg of world tour including 5 Hammersmith Apollo and 7 hometown venue Bristol Hippodrome shows from 22nd June to the […]

April 15


Comedian and Absolute Radio host, Frank Skinner has today unveiled the details of a brand-new original poetry podcast. Prepare to be swept away in some of Frank’s most loved literary landscapes, as he dives into an array of contemporary and classic works in ‘Frank Skinner’s Poetry Podcast’, launching April 20th. Following the huge success of The Frank Skinner Show on Absolute Radio, this […]

April 07

Tune into Russell Howard’s new show ‘Home Time’ and 4 other things to do

Here are today’s selection. Send a postcard to a loved one using the Touchnote app. Do you remember the feeling of receiving a postcard from someone on holiday? Touch note is a brilliant app which allows you to take a picture from your phone, add it to a post card which is then sent to […]

January 16

5 things to do today at the Frank Skinner Showbiz show – Garrick Theatre, London

One Have a pre-show drink whilst waiting for warm-up act Pierre Novellie at one of the licensed bars at The Garrick. The small bar directly behind the stalls is particularly good and atmospheric. Two The excellent Pierre Novellie will be on stage for around 25 minutes and you will be entertained with stories about South […]

October 28

Comedian Stephen Bailey announces brand new live tour for 2020 – ‘Can’t Be Bothered’ – tickets on sale on Thursday 31st October

Stephen Bailey, stand-up comedian and host of  Channel 5’s Celebs On The Farm is delighted to announce he is going back on tour early next year with his brand new show Can’t Be Bothered. Find out more

September 20

Interview with U.S. comedian Liza Treyger

Thank you to Liza for this interview. Liza is set to embark on her debut tour across UK and Europe with her latest stand-up, including a performance at Bloomsbury Studio, London on 24th September. Out of everything you have done in your comedy career so far what have been the highlights? I think the number […]

March 04

4. Book to see JO BRAND’S BORN LIPPY: HOW TO DO FEMALE (Fri 8th March 2019 (8:00pm) at the Southbank Centre #London #Comedy

Comedian and writer, Jo Brand, will be offering her insights on life as a woman. Brand, who has become one of the UK’s most loved comedians, continues with this timely performance to challenge stereotypes and unpack society. Address: Southbank Centre, London, UK Website: www.southbankcentre.co.uk 

February 26

1. Book and see Frank Skinner at this June at London’s Leicester Square Theatre #London #FrankSkinner #Comedy

Since his last tour Frank Skinner’s only live comedy appearances have been with The Man With No Show, which saw him perform an hour of completely improvised stand-up comedy with no material and no set list. For the first time in four years, Frank is back with new material for an exclusive ten-night run at London’s Leicester Square […]

February 25

5. Book to see Andy Zaltzman, host of the long-running global hit podcast The Bugle, at The Soho Theatre – 26th, 27th and 28th March #Brexit #London #Comedy

Andy Zaltzman, host of the long-running global hit podcast The Bugle, is bringing Satirist For Hire back to the Soho Theatre on 26th, 27th and 28th March, for a special run of his uniquely interactive satirical show in the build-up to Britain’s scheduled exit from the European Union on 29th March. A show where no two performances are ever the same, Satirist […]

July 02

Ferris & Milnes present 70 In 70… And a Swell Party! at The Pheasantry – Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 8.00pm

Ferris & Milnes will appear live at the Pheasantry in 70 In 70… And a Swell Party! on Tuesday 3 July 2018 at 8.00pm with a burst of their inimitable style of comedy and music – but this time with a twist… In this brand new production, Ferris & Milnes attempt to beat the clock. Their challenge – to cover seven decades […]

May 29

Watch the last few minutes of the final Car Share

How Car Share’s final episode ended John and Kayleigh were not in a good place the last time we saw them, but what happened next? Finally, we get to find out in the last-ever episode of the award-winning series.

May 02

Rich Hall adds 44 dates to his Hoedown tour for autumn 2018 – tickets on sale now!

Rich Hall and his Hoedown band will continue to delight audiences with this legendary show by extending the tour into autumn 2018. Tickets for an extra 44 dates are now on sale! Rich Hall’s Hoedown autumn tour kicks off with 3 nights at Bristol’s Redgrave Theatre in September and continues until December 2018, including one night […]

February 15

Interview with rising star comedienne Lauren Pattison

Thank you so much to Lauren Pattison for this detailed interview. Lauren has just finished a sell-out run at The Soho Theatre, London with her Lady Muck show. Lauren Pattison Can you remember the first time you made someone laugh? I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast yesterday. I imagine it was when I […]

January 08

Enjoy a night of comedy at The Old Queens Head, Islington

London comedy night in Islington with James Acaster, Jamali Maddix, Yuriko Kotani and Sean Morley for just £7 via Comedy in Angel – February 12 — Laugh Out London comedy club – best value live comedy in London

October 18

Buy a full stop bowl, watch the back series of cold feet and 3 other things to do today 

Control your portion size for good by buying a full stop bowl. This bowl the same size as a human stomach is designed to stop you over eating.  Commit to doing 15 minutes of exercise per day. Something is better than nothing. Run outside or on the treadmill. Swim in a pool or lake. Do […]

August 31

Who will win the Funny Woman Awards? Go and be part of it at the Hoxton Hall 10th November

The awards that definitively answers the question ‘are women funny?’ – the Funny Women Awards – are now in their 15th year and take place this Autumn with heats around the country, at Hoxton Hall  Friday 10 November. Previous winners and finalists include Bridget Christie, Zoe Lyons, Sara Pascoe and Katherine Ryan. Book Here 

November 27

Car Share co-writer Paul Coleman talks about his life and comedy with us

We interview comedy writer Paul Coleman about Car Share and the life of a writer. What was the first piece of comedy that you ever wrote? The first piece of comedy I wrote has never seen the light of day! My first paid gig was working as Script Editor on Max and Paddy’s Road to […]

April 08

Interview with comedian Angela Barnes

Thank you to comedian Angela Barnes for this Q and A ahead of her tour. How long does it take to prepare a comedy routine? How long is a piece of string? Some routines fall into your head fully formed and just work, but more often, they have to be dragged out, kicking and screaming […]

February 17

Read our interview with Bolton comedian Dave Spikey in the March edition of The Lancashire Life 

January 19

Liverpudlian comedian Mitch Benn shares a few things with us

What advice would you give to a school pupil that wants to make it in comedy? Not sure how much practical advice I could offer as “how one makes it in comedy” has changed a lot since I was new.  There are comedians now who build up massive followings on Vine & YouTube before they’ve […]

December 02

Read our interview with comedian, Justin Moorhouse – currently on his ‘Destiny Calling Tour’

Thank you to comedian Justin Moorhouse for this Q and A. Justin is currently performing his Destiny Calling Tour. Out of everything you have done in your comedy career so far what have been the highlights? There have been loads, appearing in two great plays at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, working with Ken Loach and Eric […]

November 10

Science presenter and comedian Helen Arney shares her 5 science things to do today – learn science and sing along!

Helen Arney is a geek songstress, science presenter and one third of Festival of the Spoken Nerd  If you love geeking out about the wonders of the universe, but don’t want to do all that “reading” and “studying” stuff, here’s the list for you. Learn five new things you didn’t know before by just watching […]

September 22

Book to see the hugely talented Hal Cruttenden

UK TOUR 11th SEPTEMBER – 5TH DECEMBER 2015 The hugely talented stand up Hal Cruttenden has announced a new tour this autumn with his with his brand new show, ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’. The tour follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard for the Edinburgh Festival, and starts on 11th September at Southend’s Palace […]

July 28

Win open air ‘Comedy in the Courtyard’ tickets Thursday 30th July at St Martin’s Courtyard

St Martin’s Courtyard is proud to present the first free live al-­‐fresco comedy night in the heart of Covent Garden. Located just off Long Acre, the courtyard will be transformed into an open-­‐air comedy club showcasing the sharpest comedic talent from across the country. For one night only a stage and 150 theatre style seats […]

October 31

Watch the Comedians Stand up from 1975

This video is will either make you laugh hysterically or not at all. The comedians was a hugely popular stand up comedy in the UK during the 1970’s. It features classics from the likes of Bernard Manning and Charlie Williams. This film will certainly take you back and you can’t help but make interesting comparisons […]

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