Discover what’s happening in the comedy world!
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.
Watch the trailer for the new Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron film, “Long Shot”
by Matt on February 15, 2019 at 8:38 pm
Seth Rogen’s new film Long Shot positions him opposite the fantastic...
Don Cheadle is ready to do more than just host this week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live”
by Matt on February 15, 2019 at 5:58 pm
Don Cheadle is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. One of the perks (at...
Jimmy Carr announces second Netflix special
on February 15, 2019 at 5:46 pm
New stand-up show lands next mont...
NextUp to film three new stand-up specials
on February 15, 2019 at 5:20 pm
From Maisie Adam, Eleanor Morton and Jordan Brookes...
At last! Comedy Store has an all-female weekend bill
on February 15, 2019 at 2:46 pm
In London AND Manchester for International Women’s Day...
Second series for Radio 4's all-female panel show
on February 15, 2019 at 2:33 pm
Where’s The F In News? returns next mont...
'There's a feeling of people not wanting jokes any more'
on February 15, 2019 at 2:10 pm
Ian Hislop and writing partner Nick Newman on the state – and...
David Earl: ‘My mum once baked me a cake like a labrador on wheels’
by Harriet Gibsone on February 15, 2019 at 1:59 pm
The actor and comic known for his character Brian Gittins on the things that...
Ardal O'Hanlon joins Derry Girls
on February 15, 2019 at 12:57 pm
Making a guest appearance as 'mummy's boy' Eamonn...
Event to mark 25 years since Bill Hicks' death
on February 14, 2019 at 5:37 pm
Including screening of documentary film...
Graham Norton and Alan Carr to judge RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
on February 14, 2019 at 5:21 pm
Series heads to BBC Thr...
Are we good? Marc Maron will guest star on “The Simpsons”
by Matt on February 14, 2019 at 4:31 pm
This weekend Marc Maron will guest star on The Simpsons and he will do it in...
'So beautifully naive and full of joy'
on February 14, 2019 at 3:10 pm
This Time With Alan Partridge star Susannah Fielding picks her comedy favourites...
Comedies in the running for Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019
on February 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Including Car Share, Derry Girls, Inside No 9 and Taskmaster...
My funny valentine: standups on their most disastrous dates
by Guardian Staff on February 14, 2019 at 8:00 am
A night in a cemetery, a trip to a strip club, five hours in A&E …...
Ray Romano remains right here, around the corner
by Andrew Buss on February 13, 2019 at 10:26 pm
What do you do when you’re the man who’s done everything? You...
Comedy Central picks David Spade to host new late night show to follow “The Daily Show”
by Matt on February 12, 2019 at 11:04 pm
Ever since Stephen Colbert left the coveted post-Daily Show 11:30pm timeslot...
Byron Bowers made his network debut on “Late Show w/Stephen Colbert”
by Matt on February 12, 2019 at 10:31 pm
Byron Bowers made his late night network debut on The Late Show w/Stephen...
“Saturday Night Live’s” Aidy Bryant stars in new Hulu series, “Shrill”
by Matt on February 12, 2019 at 4:37 pm
Here’s a first look at the Aidy Bryant Hulu series, Shrill. The comedy is...
Nathan Macintosh went on “The Tonight Show” to try to figure out NYC rent costs
by Matt on February 12, 2019 at 4:20 pm
Nathan Macintosh was the gust stand-up comic on The Tonight Show. He’s...
Here’s your first look at truTV’s new sitcom, “Tacoma FD”
by Matt on February 12, 2019 at 4:14 am
Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme have teamed up with the folks at truTV to bring...
Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider explore the unseen world of “The Other Two”
by Andrew Buss on February 11, 2019 at 4:41 pm
Ever since the rise of Youtube and the insta-celebrity, we’ve heard the...
Miles Jupp: my double life as Mr Banks from Mary Poppins
by Miles Jupp on February 11, 2019 at 10:10 am
Having been repeatedly told that he looks like David Tomlinson, Miles Jupp now...
Luisa Omielan: ‘The funniest dream? My friend’s baby served to me as a kebab’
by Harriet Gibsone on February 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The What Would Beyonce Do? standup on the things that make her laugh the...
Hannah Gadsby announces Nanette follow-up: ‘The humour will be back in’
by Steph Harmon on February 5, 2019 at 12:03 am
‘I don’t have any intention of workshopping any of my traumas on...
Nish Kumar: ‘It was either comedy or being Jimi Hendrix’
by Rosanna Greenstreet on February 2, 2019 at 9:30 am
The comedian on Brexit, being born too old and attending the Oscars drunkBorn...
'100% filled with mirth!' Comedians pay tribute to Jeremy Hardy
by Interviews by Chris Wiegand and Imogen Tilden on February 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm
The standup inspired Mark Thomas with his activism, opened Jack Dee’s...
Jo Brand: ‘Why don’t you put some jam on your shoes and invite your trousers to tea?'
by Harriet Gibsone on February 1, 2019 at 1:59 pm
The standup, writer and actor on the things that make her laugh the mostI...
Jeremy Hardy: a ferocious talent who radicalised radio comedy
by Mark Lawson on February 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm
Provocative and political, the stand-up – who has died aged 57 –...
Ken Cheng review – fringe's 'funniest joke' teller is a calculating comic
by Brian Logan on February 1, 2019 at 7:34 am
Vault festival, LondonIn Best Dad Ever, the ex-poker player and maths nerd has...
'I absolutely freaked': Benita Collings on Play School, ageing and the oddities of fame
by Stephanie Van Schilt on January 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Speaking ahead of the stage show Senior Moments, Collings talks about what it...
Matt Forde: Brexit Through the Gift Shop review – headline punchlines
by Brian Logan on January 29, 2019 at 8:00 pm
The Other Palace, LondonComedy’s rational surveyor of the political scene...
Sarah Keyworth: ‘Funniest heckle? I once picked on a couple who were having an affair'
by Harriet Gibsone on January 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The standup and nanny on the things that make her laugh the mostSarah Keyworth...
Is this thing on? Robot comedians | Chips with Everything podcast
by Presented by Jordan Erica Webber and produced by Danielle Stephens on January 25, 2019 at 6:00 am
Jordan Erica Webber chats to roboticist Heather Knight about why she builds...
Josh Glanc review – come and join the ringmaster of the ridiculous
by Brian Logan on January 24, 2019 at 1:09 pm
Vault festival, LondonGlanc’s big-hearted, puppyish persona is hard to...
Showstopper! The hit musical that's made up every night
by Chris Wiegand on January 23, 2019 at 12:59 pm
It started as a challenge from Ken Campbell in a squat but Showstopper! The...
Hands off my anecdote! The couple who mine their love-life for laughs
by Paul Fleckney on January 22, 2019 at 4:08 pm
When you and your partner are both standups, jokes are a competitive business....
Ben Bailey Smith on groovy dancing, UK rap stars and quiz show hell
by Guardian TV on January 22, 2019 at 2:09 pm
The rapper, standup and actor – AKA Doc Brown – answered your...
Flo & Joan: ‘I had a recurring nightmare Marilyn Manson would chase me on a horse'
by Harriet Gibsone on January 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The British musical comedy sisters on the things that make them laugh the...
Carol Channing, star of Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, dies aged 97
by Chris Wiegand on January 15, 2019 at 12:31 pm
Celebrated for her performances in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly!...