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Below we’ve pooled the latest stand-up news articles from our favourite websites into one easy to read place. Sources include Chortle, The British Comedy Guide, The Guardian, The Velvet Onion and The Laugh Button. To read the full article, simply click the article title or image and you’ll be taken to the publisher’s website.
Yianni Agisilaou: I, Human
on August 20, 2018 at 10:00 am
Edinburgh Fringe review by Sophie Cartman...
Greg Stone to tape his first stand-up special at the end of this month
by Matt on August 20, 2018 at 3:39 am
Gather around children because the one and only Greg Stone is prepping to...
Alice Snedden: Self Titled
on August 20, 2018 at 3:19 am
Edinburgh Fringe review by Paul Fleckney...
on August 20, 2018 at 3:13 am
Edinburgh Fringe review by Steve Bennett...
'A 1,000 episodes-long lesson in character comedy'
on August 20, 2018 at 2:41 am
Emma Sidi chooses her comedy favourites...
This week on TV: spend some secret time with Bert Kreischer
by The Laugh Button Staff on August 20, 2018 at 2:17 am
This week, Bert Kreischer returns with a new stand-up special, Secret Time....
Tania Edwards wins Amused Moose award
on August 20, 2018 at 12:40 am
Accolade for Edinburgh Fringe show...
Tania Edwards wins Amused Moose Comedy Award 2018
on August 19, 2018 at 11:38 pm
Tania Edwards has won the Amused Moose Comedy Award 2018. Damian Clark picked...
Adam Rowe's jobcentre joke crowned funniest of Edinburgh fringe
by Alexandra Topping on August 19, 2018 at 11:01 pm
Liverpool comedian follows in footsteps of Ken Cheng and Tim Vine in winning...
Adam Rowe wins Dave's Joke Of The Fringe
on August 19, 2018 at 7:21 pm
Read all the top-rated gags her...
Sindhu Vee: Sandhog
on August 19, 2018 at 12:52 pm
Edinburgh Fringe review by Steve Bennett...
Mat Ewins review – hi-tech gags from multimedia noodler extraordinaire
by Brian Logan on August 19, 2018 at 10:47 am
Just the Tonic at the Mash House, EdinburghArtistry and geekery combine in a...
Dylan Moran review – superb standup sets out to solve the problem of life
by Brian Logan on August 19, 2018 at 6:00 am
Stand Comedy Club, EdinburghIn his new show Dr Cosmos, Moran ranges across...
'It would be nice if audiences came in with open minds and generous spirits'
on August 19, 2018 at 2:54 am
The Big Ask: Has the 'spirit of the Fringe' been lost...
'They saw me as the Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards of comedy'
on August 19, 2018 at 2:51 am
Matt Price recalls his most memorable gigs...
Punchlines, power plays and Pussy Riot: Edinburgh fringe – in pictures
by Murdo MacLeod on August 18, 2018 at 2:08 pm
Richard Thomas returns with a new musical, Marcus Brigstocke pronounces on what...
Seann Walsh joins Strictly Come Dancing 2018
on August 17, 2018 at 8:19 pm
Comedian Seann Walsh has been announced as one of this year's Strictly Come...
Talking “Saturday Night Live” at the National Comedy Center
by Andrew Buss on August 17, 2018 at 7:04 pm
Saturday Night Live is one of those things that when you think about it in...
Russell Kane announces 2019 tour
on August 17, 2018 at 5:50 pm
Russell Kane is to tour his new stand-up show - The Fast And The Curious - in...
The best shows at the Edinburgh festival 2018
by Mark Fisher, Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Kate Wyver, Catherine Love, Chris Wiegand , Alice Bain and Bridget Minamore on August 17, 2018 at 4:40 pm
Plan your schedule with our roundup of top shows, ordered by start time. This...
Dusty Slay made his debut on “The Tonight Show” and he lived up to his name
by Matt on August 17, 2018 at 4:27 pm
Dusty Slay was the guest comedian on The Tonight Show and the comedian lived up...
A busy phone conversation with Carl Reiner
by Andrew Buss on August 17, 2018 at 4:13 pm
“Hello?” Hi, this is Andrew Buss with The Laugh Button. How are you...
Alex Edelman review – a Jewish comic walks into a Nazi meeting …
by Brian Logan on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghIn Just for Us, the smooth-talking and apparently...
Rosie Jones: 'People feel awkward about disability so I always have jokes in my back pocket'
by Interview by Paul Fleckney on August 17, 2018 at 6:00 am
The Bridlington-born standup is at Edinburgh with her debut show. She talks...
The Pin review – one of Edinburgh's most dazzling comedy shows
by Brian Logan on August 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghTerrific skits and inventive gags mean the laughs...
Jayde Adams: The Divine Ms Jayde review – comedy in full diva mode
by Brian Logan on August 16, 2018 at 11:53 am
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe standup’s compelling personality and...
Watch best friends Joe Machi and Sam Morril take jabs at each other on “Roast Battle”
by Matt on August 15, 2018 at 8:35 pm
This season’s format on Roast Battle has been pitting comedians against...
Sue Perkins to publish travel memoir
on August 15, 2018 at 3:03 pm
Sue Perkins has written a memoir of her recent experience travelling the Mekong...
Camilla Cleese on her dad John: 'He's not my favourite Python!'
by Emine Saner on August 15, 2018 at 2:04 pm
The comedian is doing a show about her father in Edinburgh. She talks about the...
Evelyn Mok: Bubble Butt review – a bummer of a show
by Brian Logan on August 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMok’s routines about sexuality, dolls and...
Watch a teaser for Drew Michael’s new HBO comedy special
by Matt on August 14, 2018 at 3:38 pm
Comedian Drew Michael’s had a very productive last few years. He’s...
Mr Swallow and the Vanishing Elephant review – a trunkful of tricks
by Brian Logan on August 14, 2018 at 7:17 am
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghNick Mohammed doesn’t quite conjure the...
'After 15 minutes, my audience walked out': standups on their Edinburgh debuts
on August 14, 2018 at 5:00 am
Bridget Christie got locked out, Nina Conti ran off with a monkey – and...
Brian Regan, Billy Gardell, Robert Kelly and more to perform at Denis Leary’s Comics Come Home 2018
by Matt on August 14, 2018 at 1:19 am
It’s about that time again, time to focus on traveling to Boston in...
Jessie Cave: Sunrise review – a twisted indie romcom in standup form
by Brian Logan on August 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm
The Stand, EdinburghThe comic’s tangled personal life is the subject of...
Watch the trailer for Bert Kreischer’s new stand-up special, “Secret Time”
by Matt on August 13, 2018 at 5:03 pm
The Machine himself, Bert Kreischer is returning with a new stand-up special...
This week on TV: prepare for “Disenchantment”
by Matt on August 13, 2018 at 4:42 pm
The week is here. Matt Groening, (creator of The Simpsons and Futurama) will...
Comedian Alex Edelman on meeting his antisemitic trolls: 'Curiosity is my defining characteristic'
by Ryan Gilbey on August 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The 29-year-old Bostonian followed a string of racist tweets all the way to a...
Edinburgh festival 2018: the 10 best jokes
by Compiled by Paul Fleckney on August 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm
From patriarchy and perineums to why Donald Trump is like a bikini wax ... the...
Ahir Shah: Duffer review – political standup gets personal
by Brian Logan on August 13, 2018 at 11:57 am
Laughing Horse @ at Cabaret Voltaire, EdinburghThe comic discusses race, mental...