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BBC New Comedy Award 2017

BBC New Comedy Award 2017 opens today!

Get your open mics out, because the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 has officially started. Today (06.04.17) saw the pistols being fired - metaphorically...
Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy

Frankie Boyle’s US Presidency Autopsy sets its sights on America

Following on from his acerbic scimitar dissection of the Scottish referendum and the General Election, Frankie Boyle is about to turn his attentions westwards...
Paul Foot tour

Paul Foot gigs and tour dates 2016 – ‘Tis A Pity She’s A Piglet

Before watching the first episode of the 24th series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (we like to be specific about these things), we hadn't...
Rhod Gilbert Work Experience Series 6

Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience Series 6 is on its way

The grumpy Welsh proletarian is about to roll up his sleeves once again in a bid to reconnect with the working class people of...
Richard Herring, Happy Now UK tour dates

Richard Herring, Happy Now UK tour dates

Though he's got a very unassuming visage, a bit like a seedy high school English teacher or a dysfunctional bank clerke, you probably shouldn't...
Dave Gorman

Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint) 2015 tour dates

Having completed the first consignment of 51 Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint) gigs in 2014, the presentation loving comedian and writer has...
Reginald D Hunter 2015 UK tour dates

Reginald D Hunter, The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much As Such UK...

The laconic, dead pan comedy brilliance of US comedian Reginal D Hunter is about to descend on the UK in a big way this...
One Man Breaking Bad UK tour

One Man Breaking Bad UK tour dates

For anyone that has managed to make it through all six series of Breaking Bad, you might be in need of a quick, comic...
Bill Bailey, Limboland UK tour dates

Bill Bailey Limboland UK tour dates

The comedy mastermind Bill Bailey has announced that he'll be bringing his latest show, Limboland, to the UK in autumn 2015 with a massive...
An Evening With Noel Fielding 2014 tour dates

An Evening With Noel Fielding 2014 tour dates

It's been a while since the Mighty Boosh tours took Noel Fielding's surreal comedy mix on the road and while the Boosh is now...
Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (*The PowerPoint) 2014 tour dates

Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint) 2014 tour dates

Dave Gorman has been a PowerPoint loving mentalist for as long as we can remember and he whipped out the presentation package once again...
Michael Palin tour 2014

Michael Palin tour 2014

Michael Palin will be embarking on one of his most wide-ranging and equally close-to-home journeys as he sets off around the UK for his...

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