The Leicester Comedy Festival has become firmly established on the UK comedy calendar.
“So, what’s the answer to the obvious question – is attending Leeds Festival a good way to see comedy?”
Noun: the use of words or phrases to exploit ambiguities and innuendos in their meaning, usually for humorous effect; a play on words.
A panel of experienced pundits discuss the history of puns and how they have become an essential part of the British sense of humour.
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.
“For an initiative that started as a student coursework project, the Leicester Comedy Festival has come a long way since it began in 1994.”
“My reviewers are the people who come and see me and they laugh, if they’re not laughing then I’m not doing the job correctly.”
In turns heart-wrenching and hilarious, Tom Wrigglesworth’s new show, Utterly at Odds With the Universe, takes him on an emotional journey from childhood to adulthood, exploring the poignant and profound relationship with his granddad. The two frequently taped themselves interviewing each other and it’s in these early conversations that Tom comes to fully understand the […]