Female Comics

Heckled by The Killing Machine

Taylor Glenn | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Taylor Glenn

It seems fitting that a penultimate Fringe show should come with a bit of drama. We've all survived a month of triumphs (Good reviews! Networking! Belly laughs from audience number 13!) and disappointments (Comped producer never showed! Mediocre reviews! Stoned silence from audience number 22!

Rape Jokes in Comedy: It's about the Comic and the Context

Taylor Glenn | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Taylor Glenn

Rape and violence against women could, with care, become one of those issues we take over as comics and turn the message around - perhaps in the same way that non-white comedians have had to tackle racism over decades, or gay comics the topic of homophobia.

Funny Women: London's Female Comedians

Telegraph.co.uk | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Sceptical about whether women comics can compete with their established male counterparts, Sarah Rainey joins female comedians on London's stand-up ci...

Intellect Should Mean More Than Good Looks

Lynne Parker | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Lynne Parker

Although some of us strive to fight off the middle-aged spread, grey hairs and fine lines, it really is what's inside that counts. It is for this reason that we need to look beyond the appearance of our female elders in the public eye.