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…

Shambles Web Series

Shambles is an innovative new concept, part narrative sit-com part Stand Up Showcase. Set at London’s premier Avant Garde comedy night Shambles the show focuses on the trials and tribulations of promoter and host Harry Deansway. The antidote to the glitzy shiny floored Live At The Apollo, the much less glamorous reality of stand up. A venue…

Amused Moose Laugh Off Entries 2014

THE HUNT IS ON FOR THE MOST AMOOSING NEW COMEDIAN IN THE ‘AMUSED MOOSE LAUGH OFF 2014’ in association with 2entertain/BBCWorldwide  The prestigious Amused Moose Laugh Off contest, which searches out the next big comedy stars, is about to kick off.  Entries open on 1st January 2014, and qualifying rounds will take place in London from the end…

I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical

Written by BAFTA award-winning comedian HARRY HILL (3 BAFTA s, 7 British Comedy Awards and a Golden Rose of Montreux) with music and lyrics by STEVE BROWN (Spend, Spend, Spend; Spitting Image; TV Burp), I CAN’T SING! is co-produced by the patron saint of fame himself, SIMON COWELL. Featuring a sidesplittingly funny original score and…

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

By Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields Adapted from the original stage play Peter Pan By J.M. Barrie Award-winning comedy company; Mischief Theatre’s brand new show Peter Pan Goes Wrong comes to Pleasance Islington this Christmas. The inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society set out to present J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of Peter Pan. Two…

NATYS

New Variety Lives produces the Non-profit making ‘The NATYS’(New Acts of the Year) , and has conducted at the east ends Rich Mix,  auditions of just over 100 acts. The theatre group CAST held the first New Variety auditions at the Old White Horse in Brixton in the early 80s With help from Greater London Council they were able to set up…

Alternative Comedy Experience DVD – Season One

The Alternative Comedy Experience Season One was a critically acclaimed series, which proved a ratings success when it first aired on Comedy Central earlier in the year, with a second season to follow in 2014. It is curated by STEWART LEE and features a cast of highly individual award-winning and break-through comedians, including TONY LAW,…