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Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Hampstead comic takes up a month-long residency in the West End with a set that is so consummate and laid back it feels ad libbed

The Hampstead-based comic talks fame, ageing and the joys of north London ahead of his latest stand-up show

The Stoke Newington comic nominated for best newcomer talks about honesty, cruelty and judging your friends in her stand-up show at JW3 and Soho Theatre

The Muswell Hill comic returns to stand-up to vent her rage at relentless positivity, toxic femininity and owning your angry inner self

Comedy duo Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness set up their 80s video shop in Muswell Hill to spin some vintage tunes and screen vampire horror comedy The Lost Boys

After a shock cancer diagnosis the jazz singer has turned to cabaret and comedy to raise funds for a worthy cause

Tina Lazarus whose son Jacob was treated by medics after a horrific car crash is raising money for the lifesaving charity

After a landmark appearance at Edinburgh Fringe, one of this country's leading comedy talents returns to the stage next week as his tour of The Infinite Show stops off in London.

Inspired by the prophets in their lives, Orthodox Jewish comic Ashley Blaker and Muslim stand-up Imran Yusuf take their comedy show on the road

By day Jamie Finn serves up Giacobazzi's delicious fare but by night her performs on the comedy circuit

Miles Jupp gives a funny and very English account of the life of Mary Poppins actor David Tomnlinson

Improv comedy seems to be having a moment and performer Philippa Peacock explains whey she and audiences are addicted to this raw seat of your pants entertainment

The leftie comic's empassioned look at the National Health service may not be laugh a minute but is compelling and thought-provoking

Coronation Street actress Maureen Lipman performs a one-woman variety show on the Southbank this Christmas, just don't call her a 'National Treasure'

Hampstead comedian trials out material for his next stand-up tour titled SuperNature

Ally Pally's newly revamped theatre hosts a characteristically surreal and deadpan set by the dishevelled Irish comic

Comedy preview: Sindhu Vee

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The St John's Wood comedian brings her show about family, relationships to Soho Theatre

Sean Lock, Naomie Harris and Lee Mack give their support to assist homeless people in finding their next meal

Joseph Morpurgo's Hammerhead is couched as the televised post-show discussion for an obscenely indulgent vanity project based on Frankenstein.

As the only fringe comic to scoop best newcomer and best stand-up on consecutive years, John Kearns became his own tough act to follow

Yorkshire-born actor, writer and comedian Matt Green 38, lives in West Hampstead. Famed for his observational personal story-telling he performs at the Camden Comedy Club on August 8-10 as part of the Camden Fringe

Just to prove there's life, and laughter after childbirth, Bring Your Own Baby comedy starts a monthly event in Crouch End.

Greg Wetherall talks to Hampstead comic David Baddiel about truth and vulnerability

Baddiel exudes an everyman aura and ensures that this show feels inclusive and personable

BRIDGET GALTON talks to the comedian and ex corporate lawyer about positivity, feminism, depression and speaking her mind

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