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 […]

 Amy-Lauren Fitzsimmons

Jimmy Carr's Funny Business comes to Middlesbrough Town Hall

Jimmy Carr's Funny Business comes to Middlesbrough Town Hall

Jimmy Carr’s Funny Business will return to Middlesbrough Town Hall as more dates are added. Known for his witty, off-the-cuff and mostly offensive comedy, Jimmy Carr’s Funny Business is guaranteed to be no different. Funny Business is Jimmy’s brand new stand-up show that his website advertises to be “a great night out packed with rude […]

 Jemma Barratt

Supersonic – John Bishop is back in Newcastle with his new stand up tour

Supersonic – John Bishop is back in Newcastle with his new stand up tour

The cheeky Scouser is back. After taking eighteen months off writing his autobiography, John Bishop has put down the pen and is picking up the mic again. The Supersonic tour arrives at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday November 19 and Sunday November 23 2014. Following from his sell out Rollercoaster tour in 2012, performing […]

 Matthew Wroe

Lee Evans unleashes a monster at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

Lee Evans unleashes a monster at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

  Physical comedy genius Lee Evans brings his energetic and sweaty comedy performance to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle for three consecutive nights. Monsters is Evans’ seventh stand up tour in 18 years and the comedy veteran never fails to wear himself out to make the audience laugh. His charming sense of innocence combined with […]

 Matthew Wroe

Review: The Suggestibles Improv Comedy @ Jesterval

Review: The Suggestibles Improv Comedy @ Jesterval

In a strip club in Hungary 28 years ago, Carl from The Suggestibles was doing a Ouija board with Clive Anderson. They successfully contacted English playwright and actor Noël Coward who challenged them to a push-ups competition. All the while, Carl didn’t know any of this had happened to him as we the audience were […]

 Sarah Bailey

Gavin Webster's Comedy Show Waves Farewell To The Stand

Gavin Webster's Comedy Show Waves Farewell To The Stand

Since the bygone days of The Stand’s opening in Autumn 2011, there has been one stalwart of a man whose comedy residency will forever have a place in The Stand’s Hall of Fame. However, that man’s much-loved topical reviews are coming to an end next week, as the final ever Gavin Webster Comedy Show has […]

 Ellen McGann

Canadian Comedy Star Craig Campbell To Front Barnard Castle Meet

Canadian Comedy Star Craig Campbell To Front Barnard Castle Meet

  Top stand-up comedian, Craig Campbell, will front the Barnard Castle Meet celebrations when he brings his brand new show, Thrilling Mic Hunt, to Teesdale’s Funny Way To Be Comedy Club. The Canadian comedian is coming to The Witham in Barnard Castle on May 24, as part of the town’s Whit Weekend celebrations, with support […]

 Ashleigh Davison

"Everyone Likes To See Their Mate Up On Stage Being Stupid – We Meet Comedian Michael Holford

"Everyone Likes To See Their Mate Up On Stage Being Stupid – We Meet Comedian Michael Holford

Whitley Bay comedian Michael Holford truly has the gift of comedy, and the gift of being able to get a gig anywhere – he is also known as the nicest man in comedy. Michael is fast, witty and a great energetic storyteller who will have you in the palm of his hand in 60 seconds flat. […]

 Ben Aynsley

Review: Tony Law @ The Stand

Review: Tony Law @ The Stand

Surrealist neckerchief enthusiast Tony Law brought The Stand to its knees (and then to its feet)

Surreal comedian Tony Law has been on the circuit for a few years but only now seems to be achieving deserved mainstream attention, thanks to appearances on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. As soon as Law bounded onto the stage (to a laser show, […]