Comedy

Instant Opinion: BLM ‘risks becoming an empty slogan’
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Instant Opinion: BLM ‘risks becoming an empty slogan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 11 June
11 Jun 2020
Why has comedian Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss?
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Why has comedian Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss?

Stand-up changes name by deed poll in protest at fashion brand's legal tactics
3 Mar 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Nish Kumar
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Why everyone’s talking about Nish Kumar

Comedian booed and pelted with bread after criticising Boris Johnson and Brexit at charity bash
3 Dec 2019
Funniest jokes from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe
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Funniest jokes from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel beats one-liners from Milton Jones and Ivo Graham
19 Aug 2019
Billy Connolly retires: five of his greatest routines
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Billy Connolly retires: five of his greatest routines

Famed Scottish comedian reveals he'll never tour again after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013
3 Dec 2018
Five things you may not know about Sir Ken Dodd
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Five things you may not know about Sir Ken Dodd

Stand-up and music-hall star was famed for charity work and the length of his shows
12 Mar 2018
Comedian sued by ex-husband for talking about him on stage
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Comedian sued by ex-husband for talking about him on stage

Performer says she faces bankruptcy if she loses case that could boil down to judge’s sense of humour
20 Feb 2018

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Trust your instincts: Bill Bailey on preparing for tour
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Trust your instincts: Bill Bailey on preparing for tour

The British comedian is about to begin a six month tour of his latest show, and finds taking risks is all part of the game
8 Nov 2017