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Reginald D Hunter interview

Reginald D Hunter interview

"I mostly work in front of over-privileged white people, and they're easily shocked by things they don't already believe – ‘how dare he espouse that view!’…

Ben Miller interview

"It’s such an unusual project, and it’s great to take part in the election process. Also, it’s wonderful to be involved in something that takes risks, and Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin have never been afraid of taking risks."…

Hugh Dennis interview

Hugh Dennis interview

"If we don’t make the episodes long enough, they’ll just have empty space on Channel 4."…

Nish Kumar interview

Nish Kumar interview

"I think I’ve got a point of view, I think that’s it. That’s all I would say, is that I know my brain, and how I react to things; and I think, I feel like in the last year I’ve worked out what that means on stage for me."…

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Robin Ince: Why I’m quitting stand-up

Robin Ince: Why I’m quitting stand-up

"I have been a stand up comedian for over half my life, and now it is time to stop talking."…

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.…

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Summer funnies in Teesside

Summer funnies in Teesside

Looking for a giggle in the coming months, Teessiders?…

Rob Gilroy Column View all

Surveying the comedy scene

Surveying the comedy scene

"If you’re going to try stand-up then respect the form. I respect it enough to stay out of it."…

24 Minutes Of Funny Team View all

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #13

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #13

The whole gang are back together for the first time in ages. We got on to many important issues, like spunky crumpets, Apache Indian, whether or not bread is a pastry. Shite like that.…

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Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #15

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #15

Episode 15 of the comedy podcast-cum-panel show Sod The Tories, hosted by John Scott.…

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Podcast: All Killa No Filla #12

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #12

Episode 12 looks at Ivan Milat, the Backpack Murderer. The hero of the piece? A man called Paul Onions. It's worth listening just for that. …