Standup Comedy

‘Don't You Tell Me What's Funny!' Watch Joan Rivers' Epic Response To A Heckler

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Want a masterclass in not just how to deal with a heckler but also how to explain the point of comedy? Watch this clip of the late, great Joan Rivers ...

Couple Hires Comedian To Marry Them. This Is How Things Pan Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

This bride and groom hired comedian Adam Hunter to officiate at their wedding - without telling their guests first. And it was all going so well - ...

We Are Most Amused: Giggles Live

Roger Crow | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Roger Crow

Headlined by Howard, the event also boasts terrific sketches from four-part troupe Jolly Mixtures, who have extensive experience writing for radio, as well as rising star Jack Gleadow, C69 Hull Comedian of the Year 2013.

WATCH: Russell Brand Vs Heckler

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, somewhere on his 'Messiah Complex' tour, Russell Brand has to deal with a heckler who interrupts his show with a view on Gandhi that is, it...

British Comedy Awards 2013: And The Nominees Are...

The Guardian | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Comedy

The nominations for this year's British comedy awards have been announced, joining last week's king or queen of comedy shortlist, which is the only ca...

EXCLUSIVE: Watch Bill Bailey Take A Pop At TOWIE, Peter Andre

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Recorded earlier this year at Hammersmith Apollo, Bill Bailey’s latest live show 'Qualmpeddler' is has been released on DVD and Blu-ray - and we've ...

The Tunnel Palladium, Greenwich

Nick Revell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Revell

It was hard not to feel at least a little pulse of dread across your guts whenever you saw The Tunnel coming up in the diary. The audience was volatile and unpredictable. Often they'd be good as gold, but if they decided to heckle, you could expect anything from brilliant and witty to mob aggression or flying objects.

Who Says Women Aren't Funny?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Appropriately enough for a final with a baker's dozen contestants, a double act called Twisted Loaf were crowned the winners of this year's Funny Wome...

The Funniest Jokes At The Edinburgh Fringe, 2008-2013

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Comedian Rob Auton has won this year's Dave Funniest Joke Of The Fringe Award. But how does his one-liner - and the other nine jokes in this year's sh...

Judging A Comedy Award Is No Laughing Matter

The Independent | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Jokes about racism, porn, cystitis... you get all sorts on the Fringe. But how do you spot the next big thing in stand-up? Alice Jones, a judge on thi...

WATCH: Edinburgh Comedians Reveal Their 'Special Moves'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It's hard getting through a whole month at the Edinburgh Festival. And as for the performers... Yes, from Alex Horne to Richard Herring, Peacock to...

And The Funniest Joke At The Edinburgh Fringe Is...

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Comedy

A gag about a chocolate bar has been named the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe. Rob Auton's winning wisecrack was one of 20 shortlisted by a ...

Who Will Win An Edinburgh Comedy Award?

GQ | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Can't wait to find out whom the nominees are for this years Edinburgh Awards? You don't have to. GQ Comedy Editor James Mullinger already knows. Th...

WATCH: Actress Sings 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' As 19 Different Divas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Comedy

And your Impressive Talent Of The Day? Actress/singer/New Yorker Christina Bianco - who can impersonate everyone from Adele to Britney Spears with apl...

Comedy Awards – Who Needs Them?

Beyond The Joke | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

The Edinburgh Fringe 2013 is one week old and already there is talk of awards contenders. I won't name any here and make some people giddy with antici...

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: 13 Funny Female Comedians To Watch

CNN | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives...

Top Tips For The Edinburgh Fringe From Josie Long, Pappy's And More (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Comedy

15 comedy acts reveal their top tips for the Edinburgh Fringe - that aren't shows - courtesy of ComComedy:...

WATCH: Exclusive Comedy Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Comedy

They have their own radio show in their native Ireland - and four sell-out years of experience performing at the Edinburgh Festival. So who better to ...

Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Round-Up

The Observer | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Comedy

From David Baddiel and Alex Horne to Katie Goodman and Claudia O'Doherty, Stephanie Merritt reviews the best comic turns from the first week of the fr...

The Insiders' Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe

BBC.co.uk | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy

With 2,871 shows by 24,107 performers in 273 venues, the Edinburgh Fringe boasts of being the world's biggest arts festival. As artists and audienc...

The Edinburgh Fringe - A Guide For New Visitors

British Comedy Guide | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Comedy

If you've read references to 'the Fringe' and 'Edinburgh Festival' but don't know much about the annual Scottish event to which these labels apply - t...

WATCH: Amanda Palmer Says 'Up Yours' To The Daily Mail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Hate the Daily Mail? You'll love this! For it shows American musician Amanda Palmer delivering a blistering riposte to the tabloid paper for its mi...

WATCH: Louis CK Stand-Up Compilation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Want to enjoy nearly an hour's worth of stand-up from the funniest person in the world right now (according to Rolling Stone, at least)? Then simp...

Should I Just Sit Down for Good?

Joff Thompson | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Joff Thompson

It probably seems a little bit rich for someone who hasn't exactly made it as a stand-up (Hyphen? Space? One word? Who knows?) comedian to be blogging about what they think makes a good stand-up and passing judgement on the subject. But never mind...

WATCH: Why Louis C.K. Won't Pose With Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy

If you were lucky enough to see Louis C.K. perform in London recently, you'll know the anecdote he regales to David Letterman in the video above. But ...