Tabitha Peverley

Ghosts: new BBC comedy off to funnily bad start

Ghosts: new BBC comedy off to funnily bad start

As someone who was a massive fan of the CBBC series Horrible Histories, I was ecstatic to find out that the original cast members of it were coming together for a new comedy on BBC 1 called Ghosts. The basic premise of the show is that a modern couple inherits a haunted house from a […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner

Review: Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner

Where did this sudden resurgence for Ray Romano even come from? For years I’d have to sit through Everybody Loves Raymond because either my Dad couldn’t find the remote or because we were up early enough on a Saturday morning and were waiting for The Simpsons. Either way, he was part of a big boom […]

 Kamron Kent

Spoiler free review: Instant Family

Spoiler free review: Instant Family

Credit: Instagram Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star in this feel-good film of 2019, that was inspired by real-life events. The film brings both comedy and drama that pulls on each and every one of your heartstrings. It follows Pete (Wahlberg) and Ellie (Byrne); House renovators, as they decide to juggle both their job and […]

 Northern Lights

Preview: Instant Family

Preview: Instant Family

By Leah Corkin Instant Family is the gold quality comedy film of the year. Following the success of Mark Wahlberg’s previous film successes including, Daddy’s Home and Ted, Wahlberg returns to the screen as Pete an adoptive father. Joining him is Rose Byrne (Bad Neighbours and Bridesmaids) as his wife Ellie. From the trailer, it […]

 Richard Bellis

Aha! Alan Partridge returns with his new trailer for This Time with Alan Partridge

Aha! Alan Partridge returns with his new trailer for This Time with Alan Partridge

The trailer for the new Alan Partridge series is here, and he is taking on the One Show in his own parody. The character of Alan Partridge has been around for a long time, yes, it is hard to believe that Alan Partridge is just a made-up character created by Steve Coogan to parody ‘little […]

 Ewan Gleadow

North East comedian Cal Halbert opens up about mental health issues in comedy

North East comedian Cal Halbert opens up about mental health issues in comedy

North East based comedian Cal Halbert has opened up about the mental health issues facing his profession.  Halbert himself has struggled with anxiety and mental health throughout his career, as many professionals within the industry do.   Halbert stated: “You feel strong emotions whether a gig goes well or not and that cliff fall once you come off […]

 Richard Bellis

Stan and Ollie: Review

Stan and Ollie: Review

Before I saw this film, I knew nothing about Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy so I was very sceptical about enjoying the film; I thought I wouldn’t understand what was funny since they were a duo active in the 30s and I haven’t watched many old comedy films. I was wrong. I loved this film […]

 Richard Bellis

Johnny English Strikes Again: film review (with spoilers)

Johnny English Strikes Again: film review (with spoilers)

  View this post on Instagram   Johnny English 3 Johnny English Strikes Again – new film poster: https://teaser-trailer.com/movie/johnny-english-3/ #JohnnyEnglish3 #JohnnyEnglishStrikesAgain #JohnnyEnglish3Movie #JohnnyEnglishStrikesAgainMovie #RowanAtkinson A post shared by Teaser-Trailer.com (@movieteasertrailer) on Jul 1, 2018 at 3:55pm PDT   He’s back! But is he at his best? I was surprised to hear there would be another […]

 Sally Seaton

Preview: Life of the Party

Preview: Life of the Party

Melissa McCarthy is a comedy genius known for her hilarious acting roles as an overweight, clumsy, witty middle-aged woman. In her new film that hits UK cinemas this May, she is exactly that – the life and soul of a party. Starting out as a controlled house wife, newly-divorced Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns her wasted […]

 Dejan Eadevic

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Most famous for his ‘little waster’ character, Bobby Thompson became a folk hero across the North East. With his ragged jumper and cigarette stub fixed firmly in the corner of his mouth, Bobby would entertain crowds up and down the region until his death in 1988. Showing at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle during the […]

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