Tag: Stand-up

Ricky Gervais’s Return to Stand Up

Ricky Gervais is a name synonymous with controversy, his comments from the 2010 Golden globe awards shocked many in the industry who were used to a softer sense of humour from the hosts of previous years. Gervais was blasted for...

/ 13th April 2016

Netflix hidden gems- John Mulaney- The Comeback Kid

If you’re a fan of stand-up comedy what I am about to tell you is no secret, but if you’re not or if you have just started getting into comedy I’m going to open Pandora’s box for you. I call it...

/ 24th March 2016

’24’ actress Mary Lynn Rajskub is coming back to the comedy circuit

Many comedians try their hand at acting after they have had a successful tour on the comedy circuit, however, its once in a blue moon that you get actors going back to their comedic roots after a successful stint on...

/ 15th March 2016

Joel Dommett’s Pick of the Week

When I turned up for Joel Dommett’s pick of the week I had no idea what to expect. None of the performing acts had been announced so it was honestly a hit and miss on whether this was going to...

/ 12th February 2016

Let the apple see the crumble- we have a comedy dream team in our grasps.

Northern stars Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness are creating the ultimatie comedy duo. ITV’s prime time money maker comedians are set to pilot a sketch show together uniting to create what promises to be a hilarious sketch show with many...

/ 20th January 2016

It’s no laughing matter

The news broke this week that female comedian Amy Schumer had a heckler removed from her show by security after they continually disrupted the set. It seems some people can’t draw the line between a friendly outburst and verbal abuse....

/ 13th October 2015

From the small stage to silver screen

With the release of Jack Whitehall’s new film, TheBad Education Movie, a spin-off from his hit comedy series of the same name, it’s come to my attention that he’s come incredibly far since he was nominated for best newcomer at...

/ 27th September 2015

Netflix: The best stand-up for free

We all love a bit of stand-up but as a student sometimes the tickets can be a pain for our wallets, however never fear I have a solution. When packing for university one of the must haves is a Netflix...

/ 24th September 2015

DMU Comedy Society at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2015

Remember Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2015? How could you forget! DMU Comedy Society performed once again in their stand-up showcase ‘Gagging for Attention’. The show was at the Cookie on the ast day of the festival: 22nd February. If you...

/ 1st April 2015