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  • SLACKTIVIST ACTION GROUP

    SLACKTIVIST ACTION GROUP

    A new episode of Andy Parsons' Slaktivist podcast is online, in which Andy chats to David Davis MP, Telegraph columnist Dan Hodges and Sara Pascoe. Get it here on iTunes or directly below.

  • STEPHEN MANGAN JOINS THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    STEPHEN MANGAN JOINS THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    Tune in to Channel 4 this Friday (24th June) at 9:00pm as Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are joined live by Stephen Mangan for this week's episode.

    As ever, the show will be available on All 4 here shortly after airing.

  • JACK DEE’S REFERENDUM HELPDESK CONTINUES ON BBC TWO

    JACK DEE’S REFERENDUM HELPDESK CONTINUES ON BBC TWO

    Tune in tonight (Tuesday 21st June) at 10:00pm for Jack Dee's Referendum HelpDesk.

    Offering viewers a light comedic take on the EU referendum, Jack Dee's Referendum HelpDesk sees the comedian-turned-agony-uncle help a live studio audience dispel their problems and aims to shed light on their dilemmas and issues relating to this historic event in British politics.

    In this week's third episode, Jack's panel guests are Jeremy Hardy, Katherine Ryan, Nina Wadia and Nish Kumar.

    You can also catch the show on iPlayer here shortly after broadcast.

  • BOOK LAUNCH FOR SHAPPI KHORSANDI’S NINA IS NOT OK

    BOOK LAUNCH FOR SHAPPI KHORSANDI’S NINA IS NOT OK

    Spend the evening with leading comedian Shappi Khorsandi as she talks about her smart, funny and controversial debut novel, Nina is Not Ok.

    Shappi is one of our most charming and honest comedians and she'll be talking to Viv Groskop about teenage self-esteem, consent, addiction, social media and what it means to be a grown-up. (As well as the most embarrassing thing Shappi will admit to in public about her own teen years.)

    Shappi's career has taken her to all corners of the globe, she has appeared on countless TV show including: Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, QI, The Graham Norton Show andFriday Night with Jonathan Ross. She is also the author of the bestselling childhood memoir, A Beginner's Guide To Acting English.

    Tickets are available here.

  • ALAN CARR YAPPING HIS WAY DOWN UNDER

    ALAN CARR YAPPING HIS WAY DOWN UNDER

    No stranger to yap, Alan has yapped his way around the UK and Ireland and now it's Australia and New Zealand's turn with his brand new, highly anticipated stand up show Yap, Yap, Yap! The tour will go to; Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and a very special show at the Sydney Opera House for the prestigious Just For Laughs Sydney Comedy Festival.

    For full details and tickets, which are on sale from Monday 6th June, click here.

  • JOHN GORDILLO WINS BEST SHOW AT THE LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL

    JOHN GORDILLO WINS BEST SHOW AT THE LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL

    Congratulations to John Gordillo who last night walked away with the award for Best Show at the 2016 Leicester Comedy Festival for Progress in Work, beating 780 rivals including fellow nominees Grain McGuire, Pat Cahill, Andrew O'Neill and Joanna Neary. Previous winners of the award include Romesh Ranganath in 2015. John commented, 'It's the first thing I’ve ever won in comedy. I'm excited they gave it to me for a work in progress. I now fully expect the finished show to win a Nobel.'

    That show will be titled LOVE, CAPITALISM x and will run at this year's Edinburgh Festival in August, at 4:50pm at The Stand 2.

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  • SEANN WALSH AND AL PORTER’S SKY COMEDY SHORTS PREMIER IN KILKENNY TODAY AND AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW

    The shorts will be exclusively available via Sky’s On Demand service from Saturday 4th June and will be premiered at the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival on the same day. Every episode will also air on Sky Arts later in June.

    Following the success of Sky’s Christmas Comedy Shorts, which were made with some of the most exciting talent to come out of Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year, a second series of comedy shorts were commissioned by Jon Mountague and Morwenna Gordon. This time around, Ireland is the focus.

    This season includes shorts from Jason Byrne – Edinburgh Fringe Festival stalwart and star of Sky 1 series Wild Things – and Katherine Ryan, Canadian/ Irish comedian and panellist on Sky 1 Bring the Noise. In addition, some of the best rising stars of the comedy circuit Seann Walsh, Al Porter, Alison Spittle and Dublin sketch group A Diet of Worms also have created their very own homages to the Emerald Isle.

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