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  • RICH HALL – 3:10 TO HUMOUR – SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

    RICH HALL – 3:10 TO HUMOUR – SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

    'Now is the time to grab this chance to see the great man at work' - The Guardian

    'Captivating and brilliant... ability to make the room guffaw was worthy of standing applause' - Sunday Mirror

    Rich Hall's critically acclaimed grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit. The award-winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences plus delightful musical sequences, is gracing the West End for one-night only to record his show for DVD.

    Rich Hall is a Perrier (Edinburgh Comedy Festival) Award and Barry (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) Award winner, and the star of the critically acclaimed BBC 4 documentaries Rich Hall's Continental Drifters, Rich Hall's The Dirty South and How The West Was Lost.

    Sunday 20th September, 9:15pm at The Vaudeville Theatre
    (404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH)
    On general sale this Friday - call 0844 482 9675 or visit NimaxTheatres.com

  • RUSSELL KANE: LIVE – SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

    RUSSELL KANE: LIVE – SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

    'A seriously good comedian' ***** - The Times

    Multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane returns to London's West End for one-night only to record his second DVD. Following on from the success of best selling Smokescreens & Castles Russell will be performing his famously energetic, spontaneous and highly articulate show at the Vaudeville this September.

    Russell was nominated four times for prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards before winning Best Show in 2010. He then went onto make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival's Barry Award in one year.

    '... at the top of his game' - The Guardian

    Sunday 20th September, 7:00pm at The Vaudeville Theatre
    (404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH)
    On general sale now - call 0844 482 9675 or visit NimaxTheatres.com

  • JOHN CLEESE POPS BY THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    JOHN CLEESE POPS BY THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    Tune in this Friday (31st July) as Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are joined by comedy legend John Cleese on this week's The Last Leg

    The episode airs at 10:00pm on Channel 4, and will remain on All 4 after airing.

    Also on All 4 are previous episodes featuring Stephen Merchant, Johnny Vegas, Joanna Lumley, Amy Poehler and Jason Manford.

  • EDINBURGH FRINGE 2015 – TICKETS SELLING FAST!

    EDINBURGH FRINGE 2015 – TICKETS SELLING FAST!

    There's only a week to go until the biggest arts festival in the world opens it's doors to paying audiences and we're pleased to announce that, due to high demand, four extra shows have been added for Rob Beckett's run at The Pleasance. His extra dates will be at the Cabaret Bar, 19-22nd August at 9:20pm.

    Tickets area available here.

    We're also pleased to announce that Josh Widdicombe will be performing two tour warm-up shows at The Pleasance on the 23rd and 24th August (9:20pm, Cabaret Bar).

    Tickets are available here.

    The Comedy Gala in Aid of Waverley Care returns on Sunday 16th August with an all-star cast, including hosts Adam Hills and Marcus Brigstocke, and appearances from Rob Beckett, Phill Jupitus, Andrew Ryan, Angela Barnes, Ivo Graham, Joel Dommett, Justin Moorhouse, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, Nathan Caton, Phil Jerrod, Glenn Wool, Jamali Maddix and Felicity Ward, with more to be announced!

    For tickets and information please click here.

  • TASKMASTER STARTS 28TH JULY ON DAVE

    TASKMASTER STARTS 28TH JULY ON DAVE

    Catch Taskmaster on Dave at 10:00pm on Tuesdays from July 28th, with guests including Josh Widdicombe and Romesh Ranganathan.

    Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, they will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five hyper-competitive comedians also including Frank Skinner, Roisin Conaty, and Tim Key.

  • SHAPPI KHORSANDI’S DEBUT NOVEL TO BE PUBLISHED BY EBURY

    SHAPPI KHORSANDI’S DEBUT NOVEL TO BE PUBLISHED BY EBURY

    Ebury Fiction Publishing Director Gillian Green has bought World All Language rights to comedian Shappi Khorsandi's debut novel from Off The Kerb Productions.

    Nina is Not OK, a dark, funny coming of age novel about a young teenage girl's struggle to overcome addiction, will be published in July 2016.

    Shappi Khorsandi said: 'This opportunity to let Nina out of my head and on to the pages of a book has been a great relief. She was causing me no end of grief. But now she is out, with my help and with the support of wonderful Ebury, Nina can flourish and take us with her on her adventure. Heaven help us.'

    Nina is Not OK will be published in hardback in July 2016.

  • JON RICHARDSON TO APPEAR ON WOULD I LIE TO YOU THIS FRIDAY

    JON RICHARDSON TO APPEAR ON WOULD I LIE TO YOU THIS FRIDAY

    Catch Jon Richardson as he guests on Would I Lie to You this Friday on BBC One at 8:30pm. Rob Brydon hosts the award-winning comedy panel show with David Mitchell and Lee Mack as team captains, with other guests Danny Dyer, Joe Lycett and Moira Stuart.

    Don't forget that episodes will be available on iPlayer after airing.

  • MORE WALSH ON FILM ON AUDIOBOOM TODAY

    MORE WALSH ON FILM ON AUDIOBOOM TODAY

    A new episode of the comedy podcast presented by Seann (with assistance from one-liner merchant, also a fanatic cinema goer, Mark Simmons) has gone online today. Check it out below, or at audioBoom.

    Each week, they'll go through the box office top five, and set each other the challenge of watching a film they think the other will hate.

    They'll give the listeners the chance to tweet their views on a weekly film topic: @seannwalsh and @MarkSimmonsHaHa

    They'll also talk to a guest comedian each week about their favourite and least favourite films.

  • JOHN GORDILLO TO PERFORM PROGRESS IN WORK AT CAMDEN FRINGE

    JOHN GORDILLO TO PERFORM PROGRESS IN WORK AT CAMDEN FRINGE

    Take this unique opportunity to see one of Britain's most fertile comic minds running out brand new material in intimate surroundings. John has appeared on many stand up shows, hosting the BBC Choice RDA and has directed works by everyone from Eddie Izzard to Reginald D Hunter.

    'Resolutely acute, relentlessly smart comedy with political hues. A grown up observational comic and all round bright spark' - The Independent

    'One of our finest stand ups' - The Evening Standard

    'In his own right, he’s a spectacularly creative comic, offering sets that use politics, romance and family relationships as jumping-off points for wildly ambitious social theorising and sparkily funny comedy. He produces shows that genuinely make you think in a whole new way while keeping you laughing throughout' - The Guardian

    'A consummate performer with an amazing talent, passion and intellect. Intelligent moving comedy with a point' - Chortle

    For tickets to the show on August 17th through 22nd, 9:00pm at Aces & Eights, are available here.

  • RUSSELL KANE AND MARLON DAVIS TO GUEST ON ITV2’S SAFEWORD

    RUSSELL KANE AND MARLON DAVIS TO GUEST ON ITV2’S SAFEWORD

    Tune in this summer as ITV2’s Safeword starts on ITV2, Thursdays at 10:00pm.

    Guests include Russell Kane on August 6th and Marlon Davis on August 20th.

    For more information keep an eye on the ITV website.

  • GABRIEL IGLESIAS – UNITY THOUGH LAUGHTER

    GABRIEL IGLESIAS – UNITY THOUGH LAUGHTER

    Off The Kerb Productions presents Gabriel Iglesias - Unity Through Laughter FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY live at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Sunday 18th October 2015. Tickets available here from 10:00am Friday 10th July 2015.

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IN OTHER NEWS

  • PHIL JERROD AND ROMESH RANGANATHAN WIN AT LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL

    Congratulations to Phil Jerrod and Romesh Ranganathan who won the Best New Act and Best New Show awards respectively at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival last night.

    Also nominated were Andrew Ryan for Best New Show and Elliot Steel for Best Debut.

    Read more here.

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  • ALAN CARR WINS BEST PRESENTER AT THE 2015 NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS

    Congratulations to Alan Carr, who won the Best Chat Show Host at the National Television Awards this year.

    Alan tours the country this year with his Yap, Yap, Yap show - details and tickets are available here.

    Also keep an eye out for Alan Carr: Chatty Man which returns to Channel 4 this March.

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  • ADAM HILLS SHOWS HIS SUPPORT FOR THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE

    Adam Hills made a surprise guest appearance at the Royal Flying Doctor Service – Friends in the UK event at the Imperial War Museum on the 13th November. Overall the evening managed to raise over £100,000 for the RFDS which provides vital twenty-for hour emergency cover, and clinical and preventative health services across 90% of Australia’s land mass to almost 300,000 rural and remote patients per year.

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  • DAVE FULTON RELEASES NEW CD – BASED ON A TRUE STORY

    Dave Fulton’s CD of personal opinions, social observations, drugs, guns, bad choices, more guns and some stuff that might be considered legal is available now – buy it on Amazon by clicking here.

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