Entries by John Fleming from 11/2012

Feared UK Comedy Critic Kate Copstick Has Links With African Criminals and Deals Drugs in Kenya

| Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Every year, 100% of any money collected at the awards show goes to Copstick's Mama Biashara charity, which helps poor people in Kenya - mostly women - start up their own small businesses.

The Crisis in UK Comedy According to Outspoken Club Owner Noel Faulkner

| Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Comedy

There has been a lot of talk in the last week of the UK live comedy business facing economic catastrophe. So I asked Noel Faulkner, owner of London's Comedy Cafe: "Is the UK comedy business actually in crisis?"

One Scary Israeli Lawyer's Journey from Corset-Wearer to Stand-Up Comic

| Posted 11.20.2012 | UK Comedy

"This is why I started gigging under the name Miss D - because I was scared. I thought These people are so vicious they will come follow me to gigs and, because my on-stage persona was so new and vulnerable... Look, it's scary coming on-stage and telling jokes when you think you have a lot of enemies you don't even know."