Friday, 15 December 2017

Comedian's cup still runneth over on tour

Comedian's cup still runneth over on tour

AWARD-winning comedian Omid Djalili has extended his “Schmuck for a Night” UK tour by popular demand. Having visited the Reading Hexagon and the Wycombe Swan earlier this year, this time around he will be stopping off at Norden Farm in Maidenhead. His...
Veteran comic's more Juvenal than juvenile

Veteran comic's more Juvenal than juvenile

WITH the world seemingly intent on lurching from one crisis to another, we all need somebody like Stephen K Amos to shine some funny light into our lives. The man behind a string of acclaimed stand-up touring shows such as The Laughter Master and...
Being 'middle class' is still a saw point for Ed

Being 'middle class' is still a saw point for Ed

ED BYRNE has been an acclaimed stand-up — with audiences and critics alike — for 20 years now. His success with shows such as The Roaring Forties, Different Class and the 1998 Perrier-nominated A Night at the Opera has led to him appearing on the box...
'Drag Race' winner's aim is to be 'Absolutely Fabulous'

'Drag Race' winner's aim is to be 'Absolutely Fabulous'

JINKX MONSOON is a unique performer who won season five of the hugely popular TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race and can be summed up by all those adjectives beginning with C — charismatic, compelling, charming, comic, clever, cynical, crude, catty and, above...

Theatre has plenty of laughs lined up

Theatre has plenty of laughs lined up

THE Kenton Theatre is bringing some of the country’s best and most promising comedians to Henley in the coming months — starting next ...

Perrier winner isn't about to water his act down any

Perrier winner isn't about to water his act down any

WHEN the comedian Rich Hall says “I love being on stage,” you know he’s not kidding. “I love the fact that when a live show is over, ...

Comedian wants to make an impression

Comedian wants to make an impression

THE chance to enjoy an audience with Alistair McGowan is on offer at the Watermill Theatre in Bagnor. The fund-raising event, which ...

Stand-up's here to help us play our cards right

Stand-up's here to help us play our cards right

LIKE a breath of fresh post-summer air, the comedian and actress Kerry Godliman is taking her acute intelligence and rapier wit on ...

Comedian passes test

Comedian passes test

DARA Ó BRIAIN took aim at fake news, parenting and bike thieves when he performed to a sell-out audience at the Kenton Theatre in ...

Spice, books and hope from Calcutta trio

Spice, books and hope from Calcutta trio

Henley Literary Festival: A Night in Calcutta (Monday 2 October, 6.30pm) Review by Alison Stodolnic At most literary festival talks, ...

Comic's preparing to take your political temperature

Comic's preparing to take your political temperature

HE may have once stood up to the might of Israel’s army while making a documentary, but Jeremy Hardy’s political ire is of a more ...

New dad will always be his daughter's 'old man'

New dad will always be his daughter's 'old man'

THE stand-up Jon Richardson is speaking from a rather unusual location. “I’m currently in the Aldi car park in Clevedon,” he reveals ...

Comedian won't be sitting on the fence

Comedian won't be sitting on the fence

EVERY year seems to be busier than the one before for the London-based Canadian stand-up Katherine Ryan, but she’ll have to go some to ...

Mock the Week star to play second date

Mock the Week star to play second date

STAND-UP comedian Dara O’Briain has announced a second “Work in Progress” gig at the Kenton Theatre next month — with tickets going on ...

Podcast king's making few predictions for road ahead

Podcast king's making few predictions for road ahead

WE live in interesting times, so thank goodness for Andy Parsons — a comic who can make sense of what’s happening at home and abroad, ...

Classy circus with a difference is well worth running away to join

Classy circus with a difference is well worth running away to join

Giffords Circus | Stonor Park | Thursday, July 13 WELL, Giffords is no ordinary circus. This simply oozes class, features exceptional ...

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Plea for crossing

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Crowds welcome back switch-on

Crowds welcome back switch-on

HUNDREDS of people attended Goring’s Christmas festival on Friday evening. The village shops stayed open until 8.30pm and the lights of the 20ft Christmas tree in Rectory Gardens ... [more]

 

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