Isy Suttie

Comedy review: Isy Suttie

Gives us a reflection of that grey area between adolescent and adulthood with a warmth and loveliness not often seen by a touring comic

Comedy review: Isy Suttie

Gives us a reflection of that grey area between adolescent and adulthood with a warmth and loveliness not often seen by a touring comic

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12 times comedians accused each other of joke theft

Amy Schumer has had an amazing year, going from Saturday Night Live regular her own sketch show to the Hollywood A-list (and just generally one of our favourite people). But recently she found herself in a spot of controversy, when it was alleged that she stole several jokes from the late Patrice O’Neal, as well as from Wendy …

Comedy Blog January 26, 2016

Watch Tina Fey revive her Sarah Palin impression

Comedian and writer extroadinaire Tina Fey made her return to American TV institution Saturday Night Live this weekend, to bring back her scarily accurate Sarah Palin impression. The former Governor Of Alaska made a high profile return to politics last week, appearing in Iowa to give a bizarre 20-minute-long endorsement of presidential candidate and septic-wotsit-in-a-wig Donald …

Steve Coogan and John C Reilly to play Laurel and Hardy

Steve Coogan will team up with John C Reilly to play much-loved double act Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, it’s been reported. The film, titled Stan & Ollie, will be written by Jeff Pope, who won a Bafta for Philomena, which starred Dame Judi Dench alongside Alan Partridge star Coogan. Jon Baird, who directed James …

Comedy Blog Film News January 18, 2016

6 brilliant comedy homages to David Bowie

David Bowie was the original Space Oddity, an artist who imbued rock music with avant-garde influences, so it’s quite remarkable how many times comedy films and sitcoms paid homage to him. Granted, his distinctive accent is ripe for impressions, but he does seem to have been an influence on a wide range of comedy stars. We’ve looked at Bowie’s own memorable …

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