THANKS SECOND CITY!

Comedy Blogedy and Angel Comedy first invited Second City to teach and perform in London just over a year ago and what a dream it’s been over the past two weeks to see classes bursting with improv talent ready to be nurtured. From complete beginners learning the very basics of improv right through to the advanced level classes,…

SWAG WINS ‘BEST FOREIGN SHORT’, A GLOBAL MUSIC AWARD & MORE NEWS!

SWAG, a short silent comedy film, written by and starring Musical Comedy Award Winner 2014 David Elms, directed by Matt Holt and produced by Sara Shulman has won ‘Best Foreign Short’ at the LA Indie Film Festival. The soundtrack for the film, written by emerging composer Gabriel Chernick, has won a Silver Medal at the Global Music Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The film has also been accepted into the Cannes Film Festival…

London Sketchfest 2015

The 3rd annual LONDON SKETCHFEST  Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd May – The Cinema Museum – Elephant & Castle Discovering Britain’s funniest alternative comedy London SketchFest returns for its third consecutive year, following two sell-out years with critical acclaim as the UK’s most exciting new national comedy festival.  Celebrating live, scripted comedy the festival shines a…

Interview with Jacob Hawley

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy?  JH: I did my first gig in 2012 but I’ve only been gigging solidly for just over a year. CB: How would you describe your comedy?  JH: I’ve always wanted it to be observational but its mainly anecdotes. Observational comedy has strangely become associated with mediocre,…

Interview with Tom O’Mahony

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? TOM: I’ve been gigging fairly intensively for 5 years now. CB: How would you describe your comedy? TOM: My comedy is like spending a day with your friends shooting machine guns. A bit scary at first but overall seriously good craic. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? TOM: I was supporting Russell Howard at last year’s Vodafone…

Interview with Laughing Stock

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LS: We’ve been gigging for just over a year now. Our first gig was January 2014. If that’s a typo and there’s an ‘l’ missing and that’s actually a question about how long we’ve been corpsing for – I’d have to say from the very, very…

Interview with Bosh & Babbs

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? The three of us got together and created Bosh & Babbs in February last year and have been gigging since April last year. CB: How would you describe your comedy? Joel: Extreme and bizarre characters but always grounded in realism. Kylie: We’re all on the same…

Man With A Porpoise

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? Duncan: I personally grew up in Canada trying to perform comedy skits and scenes since I was very young, even though I was horrendously shy. I started to break through my shyness when I was about 11 and I was tricked, and forced to play the…

Interview with Daphne

Interview with Phil Wang, Jason Forbes and George Fouracres from Daphne  CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JF: Well, the three of us met at university, where George and I put on our first sketch show back in 2010, and have continued to work together ever since. Unlike Master Wang, we never…