Entries by John Fleming from 09/2012

Paul Provenza, Director-Producer, Wants More Emotional Reactions to Comedy

| Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Comedy

At the recent Edinburgh Fringe, for the second year running, far-and-away the trendiest show among comics themselves was Set List - Comedy Without a Net, in which, when they go on stage, unprepared comedians are given five (usually bizarre) phrases which they have to weave into an act. They do not know the words in advance and the phrases are revealed only one by one during the comedians 'set'.

Bad Review of Unauthorised 'Father Ted' Stage Show Led to Legal Threat

| Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Comedy

If you are a performer, reviewers are like Americans. It is difficult to live with them, but it is difficult to live without them.

Canned Laughter Aims to Expose Reel Laughter at the Cannes Film Festival

| Posted 09.19.2012 | UK Comedy

Jonathan is also half of comedy duo Teakshow. But, as well as the comedy streak running through him there is an entrepreneurial streak.