Tag: Comedian

Comedy Festival: Stewart Lee @ De Montfort Hall

Stewart Lee began the Leicester Comedy Festival in brilliant style at De Montfort Hall on Wednesday evening. Lee’s shows are often very improvisational, or so it seems, it became very difficult to tell whether he had many of the audience...

/ 21st February 2017

Victoria Wood loses battle to cancer aged 62

Iconic female comedian Victoria Wood died aged 62 after a long private battle with cancer. Her publicist reported that she “died peacefully at her north London home with family.” Julie Walters, Woods long time comedy partner said she was “too...

/ 1st May 2016

DLCF Daily Comedy Guide: 14th – 16th February

Saturday 14th February Valentines Day. Feeling lonely? Well don’t worry, comedy is here to comfort you, you can just say that you’re crying with laughter. And anyway, there’s a tornado that loves you. John Robbins is bringing his smash hit...

/ 13th February 2015

Meet Comedy Society festival stars: Kasia Mieszczak

Name: Kasia Mieszczak Course:  Economics and Finance Year of study: 1st year Occupation within Comedy Society: Just a standard, grey member of the society   What got you interested in doing comedy? Coming to Leicester for the comedy festival last...

/ 11th February 2015

Meet Comedy Society festival stars: James Porritt

For those of you who happened to let this nugget of information slip your mind, Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival commenced only a few days ago. This means comedians from all over the country- some known; others lesser known- are right on...

/ 6th February 2015

‘I do like homeless people though!’- An interview with Tim Renkow

Winner of the Best Newcomer of the Year Award 2014, Tim Renkow is taking over Leicester’s Dave Comedy Festival with shows full of dark humour that will have you both laughing and squirming in your seats. This American-born comedian has...

/ 1st February 2015

On the lookout for cheap laughs

The festive season may have sucked your wallet dry and your January loan may already by dwindling, but do not be downhearted dear reader, as Dave’s Comedy Festival has kindly accommodated for the penniless students! With so many gigs coming...

/ 1st February 2015