John Oliver is no stranger to addressing the world's problems, he has tackled everything from the Scottish referendum to
Setting up awards to recognise achievements by women or minority groups does a disservice to the gifted female and ethnic minority talents who are more than capable of competing with the crème de la crème of their chosen fields... I can assure you, the best neither need nor want such well meaning, but ultimately patronising, "positive" discrimination.
Jack Whitehall, Lee Mack and Paul Whitehouse were all double winners at Thursday night's British Comedy Awards - with the
The nominations for this year's British comedy awards have been announced, joining last week's king or queen of comedy shortlist
Appropriately enough for a final with a baker's dozen contestants, a double act called Twisted Loaf were crowned the winners
The shortlists for Britain's most coveted live comedy gongs - the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, formerly known as The
The Edinburgh Fringe 2013 is one week old and already there is talk of awards contenders. I won't name any here and make
A suitably raucous, fun night was had by all at the Cafe de Paris, London on Monday night at the annual Chortle Awards. The
The shortlists for this year’s Chortle awards have been announced, with Stewart Lee, Susan Calman and Pappy’s leading the
The results of the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2012 are in - and it was a great year for British sitcom. To remind you, these are
Recent posts include subconscious musings on the Christmas season, why blue dogs are more expensive than pink dogs, and gems inspired by the news of impending parenthood. And you should go and have a look right now, because it's utterly brilliant. And then come back here, obviously.
The 2012 British Comedy Awards took place in London on Wednesday night - and there were some surprise winners among the results
The BBC's Olympics-based comedy series Twenty Twelve will take on the broadcaster's political satire The Thick of It in three
It's ironic that in the year that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe introduced a Spoken Word category for the first time, its
Last night saw the madcap Malcolm Hardee Awards Show give out its gongs for 2012, the awards which aim to "represent the
The Foster's So You Think You're Funny? Award is the UK's most coveted award for new stand-up comedians, with previous winners
The Foster's Comedy Awards shortlists were were revealed on Wednesday, and when the nominees gathered together on Thursday
Congratulations - or indeed: félicitations - to stand-up comic Marcel Lucont (aka Alexis Dubus), who has won this year's
One of the most prestigious awards for new stand-ups - the Chortle Student Comedy Award - has just found its winner. Kwame
I believe that most of us have the ability to be funny. By funny I mean the ability to make other people laugh, smile or react with amusement. We are all born with it - that little bit of crazy which we have as kids but slowly leaves us as we learn the rules of life.