Unlock Art: What’s So Funny? (with Tamsin Greig)

In Unlock Art: What’s So Funny? Greig investigates how humour became central to many of the art movements of the past 100 years. The film examines how artists including Duchamp, Magritte and Gilbert & George employed humour in their work to ridicule the status quo and explores how humour was used to observe the role of the individual…

Interview with Struan Logan

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SL: My first ever gig was way back when in June 2010, the same night the World Cup semi-final between Spain and Germany. I remember this because the whole crowd was Spaniards who wanted to celebrate their victory rather than watch comedy. You can imagine it…

Interview with Mark Stephenson

Mark Stephenson is a stand-up comedian and writer, who has been a finalist (and come second place) in almost every new act competition in the UK, including the New Act of the Year 2012 (formerly known as Hackney Empire), the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2011 and the Leicester Square New Act of…

Interview with Sadia Azmat

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SA: 3 years and 11 months – not that I’m counting! CB: How would you describe your comedy? SA: Funny I would hope! I find it really hard to deconstruct my style but I think a combination of observational and storytelling probably sums it up well. CB: Which comedians influence…

Interview with In Cahoots

Interview with Paul G Raymond and Luke Manning CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? IC: As In Cahoots, we’ve been gigging since February 2012. We’ve been doing improvised comedy since the end of 2011, when our improv troupe, Shoot From The Hip, got a weekly residency at The Top Secret Comedy Club…

Interview with Heydon Zak

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? HZ: I’ve been gigging for just under a year, it’s been a great experience so far, lots of highs and lows. I’ll never forget that great feeling once I’d done my first gig, it was great. CB: How would you describe your comedy? HZ: Story telling…

Interview with John Hastings

John Hastings is an award-winning stand-up comedian. Having started performing stand-up comedy in 2006, Hastings has since performed all over his native country Canada and around the world. In 2010, Hastings won the Best Newcomer Award at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and has been nominated for a Canadian Comedy award in the category of…