Alex Edelman: Work-In-Progress at Pleasance

“Fresh, original, and endearing, with each performance, Edelman continues to prove himself to be one of New York’s most promising upcoming comedians.” – Altitude Festival Boston-born stand-up comedian Alex Edelman has travelled all around the world performing comedy. On 12th February 2014, Edelman will be performing a work-in-progress of his highly anticipated debut hour at…

Interview with Sarah Callaghan

CB:  How long have you been gigging in comedy? SC: About 3 and a half years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SC: Real talk. Just my take on subjects that effect everyone. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? SC: No one in particular. I just admire any comic who is doing something different…

Interview with Luis Forte

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LF: I started gigging in 2011, and it happened completely by surprise. My first ever trip to the Edinburgh Fringe was a job handing out flyers, but being surrounded by creativity and energy for a whole month spurred me on to give comedy a go myself.…

Exclusive Interview with John Kearns

Sara Shulman interviews John Kearns about winning the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award ‘Best Newcomer’ award 2013, writing material, gigging all around the UK and lots more! Check out this interview with John recorded in July 2013 before he performed his award-winning show at the Edinburgh Festival! More info About The Show “‘Sight Gags for Perverts’,…

John Kearns at Soho Theatre

 John Kearns: ‘Sight Gags for Perverts’ at Soho Theatre from Monday 13th January – Friday 31st January 2014. 8.45pm (not Sundays) Soho Upstairs Mon 13 & Tue 14 Jan £7.50. Then Mon – Thu £10, Fri & Sat £12.50 (£10) John Kearns is one of the most exciting, creative and remarkable comedians on the circuit…

Beth Vyse: Going Dark at The Etcetera Theatre

Thursday 9th January 7:30pm The Etcetera Theatre, Camden Come on a fantastical journey following the surreal life of dying actress Betsy Lynn, who meets a plethora of bizarrely outrageous characters. Vyse performs a tour de force as she brings to life her uniquely disturbing creations. A multimedia delight for fans of the surreal, sublime and…

Tickled Pig

KWAME ASANTE – Chortle Student Competition Winner 2012 ALEXANDER BENNETT – Tickled Pig Student Competition Finalist 2013 ANDY FIELD – Tickled Pig Student Competition Finalist 2013 HENRY PERRYMENT – ‘painfully funny…a tour de force’ – Varsity CANDY GIGI – ‘If there were any justice in the comedy and entertainment world, then Candy Gigi – an…

Alfie Brown: The Revolting Youth at Soho Theatre

Wed 8 – Sat 11 Jan, 9pm Soho Upstairs Wed £10, Thu – Sat £12.50 (£10 concs) ‘All the potential to be one of this country’s best comics: perceptive, provocative, political, and playful. And, most of all, damn funny.’ ★★★★ Chortle Today’s youth: disenchanted and disengaged; our rights vanishing, we remain oblivious. Instead of submitting…