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Win Still Game Live on DVD

Win Still Game Live on DVD

Your chance to get your hands on a copy of the cult Scottish comedy on DVD.…

Ross Noble on the Newcastle arts scene, funding cuts, his favourite venue

"Newcastle has every size venue you could possibly want. We should be proud and grateful for what the city can offer."…

James Acaster interview

James Acaster interview

EXCLUSIVE: James Acaster on comedy, writing for radio, his role in Josh Widdicombe's new sitcom and more.…

Jason Manford talks The Producers, Mel Brooks, working with Louie Spence

Jason Manford talks The Producers, Mel Brooks, working with Louie Spence

"To be on stage that long singing and acting and dancing is terrifying."…

Opinion View all

Comedy awards: how they start, how they get credible & where they may lead

Comedy awards: how they start, how they get credible & where they may lead

Comedy awards seem to be a growing industry. In my blog a couple of days ago, Brian Damage and Vicky de…

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

Phil Ellis brings Funz and Gamez to The Comedy Store

Phil Ellis brings Funz and Gamez to The Comedy Store

Phil Ellis is bringing his Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show to Manchester this weekend. …

All Killa No Filla View all

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #2

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #2

Episode two looks at Denis Rader, also known as BTK, or as Rachel and Kiri prefer to call him, "The Alan Partridge of the Serial Killers".…

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.…

Quiz View all

Play: November’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

Play: November’s Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz

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