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Women In Comedy Festival 2014 programme

Women In Comedy Festival 2014 programme

Details for all the shows at this year's Women In Comedy Festival in Manchester.…

Gavin Webster takes centre stage at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

After a smash-hit show at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, cult Geordie comic Gavin Webster is gearing up for his annual stand-up show at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre.…

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees visit Whitby

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees visit Whitby

The twisted and irreverent Gein’s Family Giftshop have been honing their sketch skills on the North West stand-up circuit. Now, after a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe, they're about to take Whitby by storm. …

Ever wanted to learn improv?

Ever wanted to learn improv?

Ever wanted to learn the craft of improv but didn't know where to start? Bev Fox and Ian McLaughlin, of The Suggestibes fame, are running an ace improv workshop in Newcastle.…

An amazing autumn at The Stand

An amazing autumn at The Stand

Fresh off a massive month of all-star comedy at both The Newcastle Alternative and Edinburgh Fringe, The Stand has keeps their comedy juggernaut rolling with an autumnal schedule packed with talent that offers something for everyone to enjoy. …

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“I’ll strip for cash!”

“I’ll strip for cash!”

John Cooper on turning his comic strip into a Kickstarter comedy calendar.…

The story of an opportunist and two wannabes…

The story of an opportunist and two wannabes…

So, York. You know all about it? Big churches? Vikings? Chocolate? All valid things people know about York. International pop competitions?…

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Preview: Tango in Tibet, Seaton Delaval Arts Centre

Preview: Tango in Tibet, Seaton Delaval Arts Centre

A new comedy play about two bumbling comics in a Tibetan Temple opens tonight in Seaton Delaval. Tango in Tibet  sees Wellman and Spoke end up…

Making A Stand View all

Rob Gilroy: Honesty seems to be the hardest word…

Rob Gilroy: Honesty seems to be the hardest word…

This week’s been quite a big week for me. I say me, I should probably include my girlfriend in this. After all, it is partly her doing. This week we got the keys to our brand new house, it is our first step on the property ladder and I’ll tell you what; this rung feels good. …

21 Questions View all

Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Phil Ellis

Lee Kyle’s 21 Questions – with Phil Ellis

Helloz everybodyz! Welcome to the new 21z Questionz Podcazt.…

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John Scott’s Sod The Tories #9

John Scott’s Sod The Tories #9

Episode nine 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: September’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

Play: September’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

On Sunday our comedy quiz night returned to The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle. How would you have fared? …