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Russell Brand Messiah Complex UK tour dates

Russell Brand gets set for Messiah Complex UK tour dates

The great one, the Arthur reincarnating miracle working lover of lepers, drunkards, the destitute, buxom lasses, the homeless and city dwelling foxes (we believe)...
Mark Watson

Mark Watson takes time out from comedy to focus on writing

Mark Watson has announced that he will not be embarking on a big Edinburgh Festival inspired stand-up series this year, favouring instead to focus...
Dave Gorman Modern Life is Goodish

Dave Gorman completes Modern Life is Goodish for Dave

Dave Gorman, the man made famous by his PowerPoint presentation comedy style and a penchant for outrageous bets, has just finished filming for his...
New Comedian of the Year 2013

New Comedian of the Year 2013 competition announced

If you think you're pretty witty when it comes to the one liners or you've got more funny rhymes that a 69 year old...
Alan Davies

Alan Davies, Work in Progress at the Pleasance Theatre

For anyone else that was surprised to find out that Alan Davies is actually funny when he went from playing the super genius detective,...
Ardel O'Hanlon Live 2013 tour dates

Ardel O’Hanlon Live 2013 tour dates

It's been a while since the genius of Father Ted graced our screens so there's bound to be kids out there that don't even...
Josh Widdicombe tour dates

Josh Widdicombe tour dates

Josh Widdicombe's tour dates for 2013 have got a bit of competition with the full take up of The Last Leg Series 1 on...
Dave's Brighton Comedy Festival 2012

Dave’s Brighton Comedy Festival 2012

Starting on the 5th October and running through until the 20th, the Brighton Comedy Festival 2012 is, to quote Disney's 1995 family favourite, Pocahontas,...
Tim Key gigs and tour dates

Tim Key gigs & stand-up comedy tour

Tim Key has been growing in comedic stature since picking up the Edinburgh Comedy Award, much like Benny Hill after his cameo on The...
Loretta Maine, Bipolar

Loretta Maine, goes Bipolar for the Edinburgh Festival

By James Barnett: “A deliciously dark Fringe is the Maine attraction…..” Loretta Maine is likely to covet headline status at the fringe of comedy when...
Cardiff Comedy Festival 2012

Cardiff Comedy Festival 2012 – News and line-up

Coming to the Welsh capital in July 2012, the Cardiff Comedy festival spans the majority of the month and plans to feature comedy spread...

Rhys Darby This Way to Spaceship UK tour dates

Murray... Present. He's coming and he's bringing his New Zealand engineered spacecraft with him. Rhys Darby (AKA Murray from Flight of the Concords) is...

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