Win Tickets to Sky Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny!

Comedy Blogedy readers can win tickets to the Sky Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny! All you need to do is ‘Like’ the Comedy Blogedy Facebook page by Wednesday 27th May. www.facebook.com/ComedyBlogedy Tickets are for: Saturday 30th May at Ormonde Kings, 6:30pm Line-up: Andrew Maxwell, James Acaster, Ailsling Bea, Barry Murphy   Sunday 31st May at…

Deer Shed Festival (Comedy and Arts)

Deer Shed Festival have programmed an impressive line-up of comedy and theatre, which includes Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize winners Funz and Gamez, one of the best sketch groups in the UK Pappy’s, beatboxing sensation Shlomo and entertaining comedy-cabaret troupe Slightly Fat Features amongst many other shows. The team behind Deer Shed Festival are…

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…

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…

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…