Chris Rock to perform live stand-up special on NetflixNovember 11, 2022 | James R
Chris Rock is taking Netflix’s comedy line-up into the live-streaming era with a live stand-up special.
The comedian, writer, director and actor will be the first artist to perform live on Netflix, and it’s telling that the streamer’s first … Read More
Edinburgh Fringe 2022: NextUp to stream shows liveJune 18, 2022 | James R
NextUp is teaming up with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to bring shows from the 2022 even to people’s living rooms.
The subscription platform dedicated to stand-up comedy will live-stream more than 50 shows from this year’s Fringe, beaming videos of … Read More
Inside: Bo Burnham releases unseen material from Netflix specialMay 31, 2022 | James R
Bo Burnham has dropped a surprise treat online for fans this week, with an hour of unseen material from his Netflix special Inside.
The comedian recorded his special during the Covid-19 pandemic without a crew or an audience, just him … Read More
Falling Upwards: Iain Stirling stand-up special heads to Amazon Prime VideoApril 28, 2022 | James R
Iain Stirling is heading to Amazon Prime Video for his new stand-up special, Falling Upwards.
The comedian, who is best known as the voice of Love Island, also hosts ITV2 show CelebAbility and recently created and starred in the sitcom … Read More
NextUp streams Leicester Comedy Festival 2022February 2, 2022 | James R
NextUp is teaming up with the Leicester Comedy Festival once again to bring the festival to living rooms across the UK.
Now in its 29th year, the event runs from 2nd to 20th February, with more than 560 shows packing … Read More
Trailer: Michael Che returns to Netflix for stand-up specialNovember 14, 2021 | James R
Michael Che is returning to Netflix for a new stand-up special and a new trailer gives us a first look.
Che, who was a correspondent on The Daily Show for a brief time, is no stranger to comedy fans, having … Read More
Trailer: Dave Chapelle returns to Netflix for The CloserOctober 6, 2021 | James R
“Five specials in five years. How do you close a body of work that profound?” That’s the sound of Dave Chapelle returning to Netflix for one last stand-up comedy special.
The comic stepped back into the limelight after several years … Read More
UK TV review: Eddie Izzard: Force MajeureMarch 24, 2021 | James R
Is there anything in life quite as delightfully absurd as Eddie Izzard in full flow? The comedian has been the queen of surreal stand-up for years, and in more than one language. She peppers English, German French throughout Force … Read More
UK TV review: Bill Bailey: LimbolandMarch 17, 2021 | James R
Bill Bailey has rare been better than in this hilarious hour of impeccably tuned silliness.Read More
UK TV review: Fern Brady: Power and ChaosMarch 10, 2021 | James R
This enjoyably cynical set is packed with acerbic energy.Read More