Interview with David Hannant

“Along with a fear of technology and a passionate belief in ‘flat-earth’ theory, my rural upbringing and small town mentality meant I never considered that it was even an option to be a comedian.  I may yet be proved right. I’d always relished public speaking and took massive satisfaction from making people laugh. Eventually, I started…

Review: Patrick Monahan Live, Show Me The Funny Winner’s DVD

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Since the Show Me The Funny series finished at the end of August, the three finalists, Tiffany Stevenson, Dan Mitchell and Patrick Monahan have been touring the UK making people laugh from screen to stage. Patrick Monahan Live: Show Me The Funny Winner’s DVD, which can be pre-ordered from Amazon and is available at shops for Christmas, was filmed last night at the UCL Bloomsbury Theatre, London.

Review: Nathan Caton’s Get Rich or Die Cryin’

(Kings Place, 22/09/11) “Nathan Caton’s set began with some very amusing audience interactions, with much of it picking up on individuals who had already made a name for themselves. A particularly enjoyable moment was when the show almost turned into Nathan giving relationship advice after asking a “couple” on the front row if they were,…

Interview with Al Cowie

“Hecklers seem to fall into a few broad ranges….The drunken heckler – often unintelligible, talks over material, makes life difficult. Get them ejected….The low level chit chat heckler – annoys the rest of the audience, can be really tricky to deal with as they are often not actively heckling, but they are still spoiling the…