Aussie comedian, Sam Simmons, is bringing his show ‘Shitty Trivia’ to Soho Theatre Downstairs till the 24th of August. I asked him to explain to us Londoners what he thinks the differences are between our respective comedy scenes and what his “suburban, absurdist” comedy show is all about. Oh and he also said my questions […]
Please come along and support women in comedy at this heat of the Funny’s Funny Female Comedian of the Year. We have a great lineup of 12 female comedians in this special showcase: Josephine Lacey Sadia Azmat Christine Edwards Hannah Deasy Maddy Nebraska Mary Magdalene Kirsty Mac Kerry Billson jennifer burcham Nena Edwards Samantha Hannah […]
The gruesome twosome will make their radio debut, since ‘Sachsgate,’ when they record a live podcast for Absolute Radio, from their show at the Hackney Empire on 30th September. Brand said: “I’ll be doing a series of podcasts and the first one will be with Jonathan. Then I’ll be doing between five and ten with […]
Wed, 9 June, 8pm, free entry Hackney School Drop Out Comedy Bin Anatolia Bar, 253 Mare Street, London E8 3NS Every Wednesday at the Comedy Bin on Mare Street. This weeks (9th June) line up: David Hannant Mike Wood Steph Lane Bas Rahman Richard Fox Russ Gregory Joe Hunter Lee Helyer Paul Laight Deborah Henley […]
The weekly rotating comedy club serves up another broad array of the finest up-and-coming acts. Catch them at 3 different venues near you.
With the apparent demise of the Hackney Empire as a hub for emerging and established talent you may be forgiven for thinking laughter in the heart of the borough was at an end. While that venue’s renowned New Act of the Year contest seeks a new home, several other platforms for stand up comedy are springing up […]
Two years ago she picked up a mic for the first time after she took a seven week comedy course, so no one was more surprised to hear she had won a comedy award than Lorna Dwyer herself. The 44 year old mum of 4, has worked as a beautician and chef and is currently […]