Thursday, 19 July 2018

Comedian minds his Ps and 45s

Comedian minds his Ps and 45s

LESS than a year after he handed Theresa May a fake P45 signed “from Boris” at October’s Conservative Party conference in Manchester, Lee Nelson has this week found himself the most topical comedian in the land. Monday afternoon saw the former...
Salon comedians are ready to make a good impression

Salon comedians are ready to make a good impression

IT’S long been renowned for its top-flight musical headliners but these days the Henley Festival is good for a laugh too. Last year’s event saw the likes of Russell Kane, Sara Pascoe and Andy Parsons gracing the Salon Comedy Club stage — and this...
Comedy at Kenton during the regatta

Comedy at Kenton during the regatta

MOCK the Week star Carl Donnelly is headlining a Comedy at the Kenton night with a difference on Thursday (July 5).The difference being that it will be the first Kenton show in a long time to be staged during the Henley Royal Regatta week. A Kenton...
Review: Giffords Circus

Review: Giffords Circus

Giffords Circus Blenheim Palace Saturday, June 9GIFFORDS Circus, touring once again and celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of circus as an art form, is back in town. Nestled amongst the vast lawns and ancient woods of the Blenheim Palace...

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

A TOURING theatre show based on David Walliams’s bestselling children’s book Awful Auntie is coming to the Hexagon next month — and ...

‘Heseltine’s Newsnight passion had me in tears’

‘Heseltine’s Newsnight passion had me in tears’

BRIDGET Christie is, by her own admission, a worrier. Climate change, cyber espionage, Brexit, Trump, plastic/air pollution, nuclear ...

Frankenstein Q&A is a monstrous undertaking

Frankenstein Q&A is a monstrous undertaking

IN the early 19th century, an ambitious young Genevan scientist is attempting the impossible — to build a living, breathing creature ...

Fighting and shouting in the town hall (just for fun)

Fighting and shouting in the town hall (just for fun)

HENLEY town hall has witnessed its fair share of rows but nothing quite like this. The thrills and spills of professional wrestling ...

Punslinger could have done the Jokeamotive with Kylie

Punslinger could have done the Jokeamotive with Kylie

WITH Sunset Milk Idiot — the name of his new pun-packed touring show — Tim Vine has done something a bit different. The former star of ...

Stand-up return is just the job for all-rounder

Stand-up return is just the job for all-rounder

QUITE a few showbiz folk are described as all-round entertainers — but Jason Manford really fits the bill. The 36-year-old is equally ...

Lost ‘Hancock’ is at heart of stage show

Lost ‘Hancock’ is at heart of stage show

IT was one of the biggest shows on radio and TV and played a key role in the evolution of what we now call sitcoms. Written by Ray ...

Student comedians are just so ‘Wasted’

Student comedians are just so ‘Wasted’

THE Oxford Playhouse will be showcasing some of the nation’s top student comedy talent next Friday (May 25). The inimitable Cambridge ...

Newsreading comic has a straight face for radio

Newsreading comic has a straight face for radio

TEN gigs into his stand-up career, Glenn Moore had reached the final of So You Think You’re Funny and was runner-up in the Chortle ...

Comic was set to bunker down ahead of Kim talks

Comic was set to bunker down ahead of Kim talks

LOTS of people have unusual hobbies but comic Angela Barnes takes it to another level. She researches and visits Cold War nuclear ...

Comedy line-up

THE first Checkendon Comedy Club night will take place on April 27 at the village hall from 7.30pm. Damian Kingsley will compère the ...

Talkative comedian has taken his cue from TED

Talkative comedian has taken his cue from TED

HE’S a Muslim, a working class man of faith, and a northerner with a capital N. Probably in that order — but there’s no need to take ...

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