This week Comedy Central, a network devoted to repeating American sitcom Friends until your eyes bleed, began a new stand-up show dedicated to alternative comics. Sort of.
This week Ian Wolf witnesses a chicken in a leotard and a Geordie hero(ine) in York.
This week Ian Wolf witnesses a microwave being destroyed and a programme that’s a month too early.
The Gala Theatre is County Durham’s premier importer of comedy. Here are their listings.
If you like your comedy with a musical edge then look no further than Isy Suttie. It’s a one woman and her guitar type of show. She takes you through songs about trips to Ikea with your partner, a unique and dark version of ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ and an unlikely medieval love song about a Slovenian prince and English maiden – I don’t know where she gets these ideas either.
Isy Suttie is best known for playing Dobby in Peep Show and is continuing her debut solo tour, Love Lost in the British Retail Industry this Friday (22nd October) at Durham Gala Theatre.
The newly refurbished Playhouse is centred in right in the middle of Whitley Bay’s culture section just off Spanish city and the coast, the theatre itself is a lovely, spacious, modern venue seating around 600 and has hosted many comedy nights since its rebirth from newer, more cutting edge and thought provoking comics such as Chris Addison and Jim Jefferies to old favourites such as Jethro and Ken Dodd.