BBC iPlayer review: Rose Matafeo: HorndogFebruary 24, 2021 | James R
Earlier this year, Rose Matafeo enjoyed the lead role in the hilarious and heartwarming comedy Baby Done. Now, BBC Three is giving her the chance to explain why she’ll never be the leading lady in real life, with her 2018 … Read More
From Victoria Wood to Rose Matafeo: BBC announces Festival Of FunnyFebruary 21, 2021 | James R
The BBC is aiming to make the nation laugh this month with a new Festival of Funny bringing together classic comedy and brand new stand-up specials.
Running until mid-March, the month-long event will include 14 hours of new content including … Read More
Comedy Cellar: Susie McCabe hosts weekly online stand-up gigFebruary 13, 2021 | James R
Susie McCabe is hosting a weekly online stand-up comedy club this spring, with six nights of laughter streaming into living rooms across the UK.
The comic from Glasgow has won multiple awards over years, including Best Headliner and Best Show … Read More
Stand-up comedy review: Rachel Parris: Best Laid PlansFebruary 10, 2021 | James R
“Once you’re 30, you’re basically dead.” So sings Rachel Parris in Best Laid Plans, an hour-long stand against the pressures placed upon women, adults and ourselves as the unstoppable force of time marches on. Parris has become one of the … Read More
Amazon UK TV review: Jessie Cave: I Loved HerFebruary 3, 2021 | James R
This unusual trip into Jessie Cave’s unique mind is sweet, honest, dark and hysterical.Read More
Leicester Comedy Festival 2021: The online line-up and how it worksJanuary 30, 2021 | James R
The Leicester Comedy Festival is going online for 2021, with more than 50 live comedy events and specials streaming throughout February.
The event, which runs from Wednesday 3rd to Sunday 21st February, will bring stand-up, podcasts, interviews, game shows and … Read More
Netflix review: London Hughes: To Catch a D*ckJanuary 6, 2021 | James R
London Hughes’ energetic Netflix debut is raunchy, raucous and really funny.Read More
Netflix to release extended cut of Chris Rock: TamborineJanuary 5, 2021 | James R
Netflix will release an extended cut of Chris Rock’s Tamborine special this month.
The show was first unveiled back in February 2018, marking the comedian’s return to the stand-up stage after almost a decade away from the mic. The result … Read More
NextUp to stream Chortle Comedy Book FestivalOctober 28, 2020 | James R
NextUp is teaming up with Chortle to stream this year’s Chortle Comedy Book Festival.
The event, which runs from 15th November to 22nd November, is now in its 6th year. Presented in partnership with The British Library and Waterstones, it … Read More