Jon Richardson has long been a big name is comedy circles (and a hero for the higher-than-average number of fans with OCD) – but his relatively recent work on 8 Out Of 10 Cats has led to a sharp increase in his fame.
Simon Evans has been a firm fixture on the stand-up circuit for years, and has been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe since 2000, yet this is his first DVD release.
A Dave Gorman show is unlike any other you are likely to see. His unique mix of stand-up, storytelling and mischief has become as much of a trademark as the slideshow presentations he uses to deliver it. This year’s show, Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (*The Powerpoint) builds on the success of his […]
Broken Mic Comedy, compered and curated by Simon Beckwith, is a monthly night of storytelling, audience participation, standup and sketches at Newcastle’s favourite student pub, The Hancock. October’s night includes storyteller David Callaghan, one-liner Mark Kennedy, performance poet Rowan McCabe, the musical Joby Mageean, and headliner Vladimir McTavish. The concept for Broken Mic is a […]
Dan Schreiber is best known as a QI elf and co-creator of The Museum Of Curiosity, but he is also an accomplished standup – and his debut Fringe show, Cockblocked From Outer Space, is designed to prove it.
Seasoned stand-up, sport & political writer, and one half of The Bugle Podcast, Andy Zaltzman has built a show around audience suggestions, and approaches each one through the sharp lens of satire.
Romesh Ranganathan is highly tipped for big things this year, especially with an Edinburgh award nomination in the bag. This year’s venue was obviously booked before Ranganthan had become a regular on Mock The Week, as he has sold out his 100-capacity space until the end of the festival.
Never Had It is a show about that indefinable quality that all charismatic individuals seem to display with ease, and Holly Walsh opens the show with a PowerPoint showing leaders like Obama and Diana who certainly have “it”, along with those in the public eye who don’t.