Monday, 19 November 2018

Comics are up and coming to the Kenton

Comics are up and coming to the Kenton

COMEDY is returning to the Kenton Theatre tonight (Friday), with three top stand-ups lined up. A spokesman for the New Street venue said: “Pierre Novellie is one of the best up and coming comedians in the UK. A regular correspondent in BBC Two’s The...
Comic outsold Jerry Seinfeld

Comic outsold Jerry Seinfeld

A COMEDIAN from Maidenhead who moved to Canada five years ago and became a huge success is playing a hometown gig at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts tomorrow night (Saturday). James Mullinger has been hailed as “a great stand-up” by Jimmy Carr and...
Quizmaster’s ready with the tall stories

Quizmaster’s ready with the tall stories

QI quizmaster Sandi Toksvig is bringing her brand new one-woman show National Trevor to the Hexagon in the new year. Sandi realises that some people harbour an ambition to be hailed a national treasure, but following a misunderstanding with a friend...
Style-conscious comedian’s show is an orgy of laughter

Style-conscious comedian’s show is an orgy of laughter

THE numerous difficulties involved in organising a surburban orgy is just one of the items on the agenda at stand-up comedian Paul Foot’s forthcoming shows, writes Peter Anderson. The Oxford-educated funnyman plays Reading’s South Street Arts Centre...

Devil’s in the detail for caring comedian

Devil’s in the detail for caring comedian

WHEN you hear the name Marcus Brigstocke, chances are you’ll be expecting to hear comedy of a certain flavour. “Audiences who come to ...

Debbie back on screen

DEBBIE McGEE will appear in the latest series TV comedy panel show Would I Lie to You? The radio presenter and widow of magician Paul ...

Comic has doctor’s orders for the NHS

Comic has doctor’s orders for the NHS

THE announcement that Phil Hammond intends to stand against Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg in the latter’s North East Somerset constituency ...

Politics insider’s packing a punch at books festival

Politics insider’s packing a punch at books festival

“THE sort of person you’d like to have as your MP” isn’t a bad one as descriptions go. Not many people really fit the bill, but the ...

New Street theatre is good for a laugh

New Street theatre is good for a laugh

STAND-UP is back on the Kenton stage tonight (Friday), courtesy of top promoters Avalon. Drawn from TV, radio and the Edinburgh ...

L-plates comic has the drive to go all the way

L-plates comic has the drive to go all the way

A MAN who has supported Sarah Millican around the world (comedically speaking), won the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny award, ...

MasterChef co-presenter is toughing out a theatre tour

MasterChef co-presenter is toughing out a theatre tour

HE has previously described himself as “just the fat, bald bloke on MasterChef who likes pudding” and, more recently, as “a spoon for ...

Corbyn’s friend Jeremy is making tracks for Goring

Corbyn friend Jeremy is making tracks for Goring

HE may describe himself as a “pessimistic soul”, but the popular broadcaster, writer and comedian Jeremy Hardy is feeling upbeat and ...

Showing you the funny

LAUGHTER is big business all year round and there are a number of stand-ups hitting the road this autumn. Fresh from selling out the ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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