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comedy

A popular comedian turned writer and producer, Hugh Clifford Stuckey made history as the first comedy writer hired by Australian television, for Sydney Tonight,...

Soho Theatre has created an on-demand video service dedicated to streaming its shows by emerging and established comedians. Soho Theatre On Demand is part of...

BBC Arts' decision to launch first-time playwright initiative, Debut, to create work for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, was something of a PR own goal...

How did you start off in theatre?  I started off at school, working on plays as an actor and writer. Then I got into amateur...

Neil Shand was one of the most successful comedy writers of the past half-century, the joker of choice for successive generations of presenters and...

Revivals of Oscar Wilde’s deathless comedy warhorse The Importance of Being Earnest are not exactly uncommon: there were different West End productions in 2014...

Julian Dutton opens in Do You Think That’s Wise? – the Life and Times of John Le Mesurier at the Bath Comedy Festival from...

Ken Dodd became notorious for allowing his one-man shows to regularly spill over into the early hours of the morning. Audiences – at least...

As the ever-reliable stooge to a succession of television comedians, Bella Emberg’s sizeable frame (the butt of endless jokes in less politically correct times)...
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