Sophie Dishman

An interview with award-winning comedian Lee Ridley

An interview with award-winning comedian Lee Ridley

Comedy was a part of the Sunderland Literature Festival on Tuesday, October 20. Lee Ridley came to the City Library to discuss his career in journalism and gave the audience the chance to hear a snippet of his work.  Lee has cerebral palsy which has left him unable to speak but he uses a communication aid […]

 

Hootfest – Stand Newcastle plan 5 nights of New Year hilarity

Hootfest – Stand Newcastle plan 5 nights of New Year hilarity

What’s the best thing about Christmas? Seeing your family? Unwrapping your presents? The TV specials? The seemingly endless piles of food? The music? The weather? Nope, none of those. It’s the time you get off work afterwards and the freedom to go out on a weeknight. With that in mind, Newcastle’s home of all things […]

 Josh Hollis

Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz Showbiz Backing

Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz Showbiz Backing

The makers of TV's Hebburn are joining forces with local comedy website Giggle Beats

The production arm of award-winning sitcom Hebburn are hoping for another Geordie hit – when they sponsor a new comedy night on Tyneside. Baby Cow Productions and Channel X will sponsor the Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz when it launches at The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle, on Sunday 5 January. The industry giants, who co-produced Jason Cook’s […]