Comedy

 Ryan Warnock

Funny Bones Comedy Club Marks North East Return With An All Girl Showcase

Funny Bones Comedy Club Marks North East Return With An All Girl Showcase

Funny Bones Comedy Club is set to mark International Women’s Day with a showcase of some outstanding female comedians, this Friday at the Gala Theatre in Durham. Established in 2001, Funny Bones Comedy Club was originally set-up to bring more high-class comedy to the North East, but the overwhelming success of their shows has now […]

 Richard Wilson

Review: Jack Whitehall @ The Metro Radio Arena

Review: Jack Whitehall @ The Metro Radio Arena

To begin his show, Jack Whitehall introduces a humorous clip of him and his father Michael discussing their relationship from childhood to today. This was the last project that the Westminster-born actor/comedian took on, and his parents make the topic for several parts in the show. He uses his privileged upbringing incredibly well, with warm busts […]

 Neale McGeever

Review: Patrick Monahan @ Washington Arts Centre

Review: Patrick Monahan @ Washington Arts Centre

  The Arts Centre isn’t a venue typical of a well known TV comedian like Teesside’s Patrick Monahan. Given the Irish-Iranian stand-up isn’t at the same level as the likes of Peter Kay or Michael McIntyre, Patrick still fills seats in his North East homeland. The Arts Centre does host regular comedy nights but have […]

 Ashleigh Davison

Sensual Comedy – Local Comedians Bare All For Hilarious New Twitter Page

Sensual Comedy – Local Comedians Bare All For Hilarious New Twitter Page

This time of year everyone needs a little pick me up, and that comes in the form of Sensual Comedy. But what is Sensual Comedy? If you think it sounds pretty erotic and sexy… you’re right, it is. From the brain of local comedian Matt Reed, Sensual Comedy is a Twitter account which tweets very arousing […]

 Neale McGeever

Patrick Monahan – Washington Arts Centre And Stand Newcastle Shows On The Horizon

Patrick Monahan – Washington Arts Centre And Stand Newcastle Shows On The Horizon

Still drying off from his appearance on ITV’s Splash!, Teesside comic Patrick Monahan is embarking on a nationwide tour. Thankfully he’s not forgetting his North East roots with two dates in Newcastle and one in Washington. The Iranian born stand-up grew up in Stokesly, and last year got his former school to perform the Harlem […]

 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 […]