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Five reasons you need The Order of Silly Billies in your life

Five reasons you need The Order of Silly Billies in your life

“Mental” – The Journal. “Mental” – The Courier. “Mental” – The Crack. “Mental” – Giggle Beats. “Mental” – NARC Magazine.…

Interview: Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival founder Geoff Rowe

Interview: Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival founder Geoff Rowe

Geoff speaks exclusively to Giggle Beats about the history of the festival he founded in 1994, Comedy In The Dark, the Dave sponsorship, and the festival's impact on the comedy calendar. …

Top 10 BAFTA 2016 puns

Top 10 BAFTA 2016 puns

From the UK Pun Championship's first ever winner, Darren Walsh.…

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Is comedy dead?

Is comedy dead?

"Only comedy – whether on film or TV – is seen as finite in its lifespan."…

Laura Lexx will make it to Edinburgh

Laura Lexx will make it to Edinburgh

"The show almost certainly will go ahead just so long as I get past the one obstacle between me and Edinburgh 2015."…

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Preview: Kyle Kinane at The Pub/Zoo Manchester

Preview: Kyle Kinane at The Pub/Zoo Manchester

Hold the phone! Alt-comedy icon Kyle Kinane is hiking his latest show – Ghost Pizza Party – all the way from wintry LA to the sunny climes of Manchester.…

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Podcast: Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Alfie Joey and Cal Halbert

Podcast: Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Alfie Joey and Cal Halbert

Alfie Joey is a fascinating and hilarious man who has starred in Coronation Street, Ideal and loads of other TV shows and presents the breakfast show on BBC Radio Newcastle. Cal Halbert can do a pretty good impression of Michael McIntyre.​…

The Silly Billies Podcast View all

The Silly Billies Podcast #1

The Silly Billies Podcast #1

A new strange and uncanny comedy trip from the Order of the Silly Billies, written and performed by Jack Gardner, Sam Megahy and Andrew Metcalf.…

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Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #20

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #20

Episode 20 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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Podcast: All Killa No Filla #19

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #19

Episode 19 is here and it's America's first serial killers (emphasis on the plural). This podcast features a story about Kiri disposing of a "body", butter knives and a hot air balloon.…