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Caitlin Moran talks Raised By Wolves

Caitlin Moran talks Raised By Wolves

Caitlin Moran talks working-class sitcoms, revisiting her childhood for her new show, Raised By Wolves, and more. …

Dara O’Briain interview

“When you arrive at an empty theatre, the potential is immense. You think, ‘This is going to be magical.'”…

Fin Taylor interview

Fin Taylor interview

Fin Taylor returned to XS Malarkey last week to present his reliably brilliant, anti-self-indulgent wears to a happy Manchester audience. Afterwards, I talked to him about Edinburgh, finding a comedy style and knowing an audience. …

Dylan Moran interview

Dylan Moran interview

"You might do this for 50 years and think you’ve worked out what’s funny, but at the same time you can always be surprised by a room full of people."…

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Women on panel shows

Women on panel shows

"They go up on stage and you can see the whole room going: Oh, fuck! It’s going to be tampons and ‘my boyfriend’. And then the comic has got to pull the room back and that is just the way things are."…

Why is TV comedy satirically destitute?

Why is TV comedy satirically destitute?

Tiernan Douieb on the death of political satirical on British TV.…

Two women walk into a comedy club…

Two women walk into a comedy club…

Helen Keeler on her experiences of sexism in comedy. …

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Preview: Comedy at Whitley Bay Playhouse in 2015

Preview: Comedy at Whitley Bay Playhouse in 2015

We take a peak at the seaside venue's comedy programme for 2015.…

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In praise of Chain Reaction

In praise of Chain Reaction

"As somebody who searches endlessly for inspiring and technically-specific podcasts about creativity, this is truly a goldmine."…

24 Minutes Of Funny Team View all

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #9

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #9

No Nicola on 24 Minutes Of Funny Team this week as our quest to seemingly never have all four of us in a room at the same time continues with aplomb. …

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Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #14

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #14

Episode 14 of the comedy podcast-cum-panel show Sod The Tories, hosted by comedian John Scott and…

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Podcast: All Killa No Filla #9

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #9

Episode nine looks at Harold Shipman, or Dr Death as he was known. The most prolific British serial killer of all time, a beloved GP and a drug addict. Standard. …