Comedy

 Benjamin Smith

Patrick Monahan Returns To The Region With Washington Arts Centre Show

Patrick Monahan Returns To The Region With Washington Arts Centre Show

Comedian Patrick Monahan is bringing his latest stand-up show Cake Charmer to the Washington Arts Centre, as part of his current UK tour. The Teessider, who first performed the show at lasts years Edinburgh Festival, is known for his clean, family-friendly material and joking about his Irish-Iranian heritage. His likeable persona has seen him feature on […]

 Josh Hollis

Review: Robert Temple @ Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre – Hypnosis, Hotdogs & Hilarity

Review: Robert Temple @ Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre – Hypnosis, Hotdogs & Hilarity

On Saturday night a man asked me if I wanted to buy a hotdog. Nothing out of the ordinary there, you might think (stop sniggering at the back). However when you take in the fact that the hotdog in question was in fact a foam replica, its (male) seller claimed his name was “Susan”, and […]

 Adam Hopkins

Miles Jupp – TV's Mild Mannered Funny Man Comes To The Durham Gala

Miles Jupp – TV's Mild Mannered Funny Man Comes To The Durham Gala

Miles Jupp is set to be the chap you’re thinking about when his new show arrives at Durham’s Gala Theatre. The star of Rev and The Thick of It, Jupp’s new tour “Miles Jupp is the Chap You’re Thinking About” is set to have audiences marveling at his dry delivery and mild-mannered ranting. Touring for […]

 Daniel Smith

Dapper Laughs Looks To Get Newcastle's O2 Academy "Proper Moist"

Dapper Laughs Looks To Get Newcastle's O2 Academy "Proper Moist"

Cockney geezer Dapper Laughs brings his infectious sense of humour to Newcastle’s O2 Academy show on Tuesday February 18th, as part of his month-long tour of the UK. The London comedian, who is best known for his hilarious Vines in which he advises the male population of “lads” with his infamous Six Second Sex Secrets […]

 James Morris

Improvised Hilarity – The Suggestibles Come To The Stand Newcastle

Improvised Hilarity – The Suggestibles Come To The Stand Newcastle

Improv group, The Suggestibles, bring their hilarious brand of comedy to The Stand comedy club in Newcastle on Monday 10th February The show will feature members of The Suggestibles, as well as inviting members of other improvisational groups to create a night of unorganised laughter. Lovers of TV shows such as Whose Line is it Anyway […]

 Mark McConville

Russell Howard Brings His Wonderbox To Metro Radio Arena

Russell Howard Brings His Wonderbox To Metro Radio Arena

One of Britain’s top comedians returns to the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle with his new tour, Wonderbox. Best known as a regular panellist on Mock the Week and  for his hit show Russell Howard’s Good News, which was voted the best ever BBC Three show, the outrageously funny Howard returns to his first love […]

 Matthew Wroe

Punt and Dennis: Ploughing on Regardless @ The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

Punt and Dennis: Ploughing on Regardless @ The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

As veteran satirists in their own right, the Punt and Dennis duo looks promising to deliver. Taking advantage of the miserable mood at this time of year, the pair will be ploughing on regardless with a comedy stage show designed to lift our moods. Seeing Punt and Dennis on stage should provide a cosier experience […]

 Ashleigh Davison

Review: Harry, My Cat Died

Review: Harry, My Cat Died

Photo courtesy of Natasha Truman Tuesday night and I readied myself to take in the delights of a One Direction based comedy show. Not being a fan of One Direction I expected the worst, being forced to listen to their songs and pretending I knew them, whilst deciding which one was better looking. Steven ‘Friz’ Frizzles […]

 Josh Hollis

Russell Kane Comes To Barnard Castle

Russell Kane Comes To Barnard Castle

Award-winning comedian and television favourite Russell Kane is set to play an intimate work-in-progress gig at Barnard Castle this summer for Funny Way to Be Comedy Club. The extravagant comic will appear at the newly-refurbished Witham Hall on Saturday June 7th as he tests out brand new material ahead of a national tour in 2015. Kane’s […]

 Jake Trelease

Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

The latest instillation of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s slapstick, surreal comedy landed on our screens yesterday in the form of the pair’s first sitcom, House of Fools. Vic and Bob are known for their idiotic humour, the senseless yet hilarious nonsense they have become renowned for from the days of Shooting Stars. The concept for […]