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Viz co-creator Simon Donald on his battle with MS

Viz co-creator Simon Donald on his battle with MS

“The documentary makers wanted me to be a guinea pig, to show what tests they do when someone is suspected of having it. After we’d done them, the doctor looked at me and said he thought that I had a mild form of MS."…

Matt Berry interview

The Toast Of London co-writer discusses his inspiration for the series, the thrill of winning a coveted Golden Rose, and being shouted at in public.…

Tom Wrigglesworth interview

Tom Wrigglesworth interview

In turns heart-wrenching and hilarious, Tom Wrigglesworth’s new show, Utterly at Odds With the Universe,…

Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee interview

Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee interview

Paul Daniels is just as much a live-wire in real life as he is on stage, and when we meet to discuss his new show he is straight into the jokes, most of them at his own expense.…

Vic and Bob back to their best with House of Fools series two

Vic and Bob back to their best with House of Fools series two

Our exclusive report from the set as filming begins. WARNING: Contains mild spoilers.…

Opinion View all

You don’t have to be mad to tell jokes here…

You don’t have to be mad to tell jokes here…

Robin Ince looks at the relationship between comedy and mental health.…

#EveryFuckingDaySexism

#EveryFuckingDaySexism

Michael Legge on Andrew Lawrence, Dapper Laughs and comedy's backlash against decency and respect.…

Previews View all

Look’a THIS! Middlesbrough’s alternative comedy night returns

Look’a THIS! Middlesbrough’s alternative comedy night returns

As dark nights settle in, two North East comedy groups will tackle the winter blues with a double-size carnival of alternative comedy in November. THIS…

Making A Stand View all

Rob Gilroy: Farewell, Miranda

Rob Gilroy: Farewell, Miranda

So it’s with a heavy heart that we must accept the fact Miranda is finishing. That…

21 Questions View all

Podcast: Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Seymour Mace

Podcast: Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Seymour Mace

Lee Kyle chats to the Ideal and Hebburn star about all manner of nonsense.…

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Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #11

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #11

Episode 11 of the comedy podcast-cum-panel show Sod The Tories, hosted by comedian John Scott and recorded at The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle in front of a live audience.…

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Play: October’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

Play: October’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

Put your comedy knowledge to the test.…