52 posts about comedy on this blog
Friday 29 October 2010, 17:20
Take a listen to the interview:
The Trip is a six part comedy series which follows the journey of odd couple Brydon and Steve Coogan on an improvised tour of the north...
Wednesday 13 October 2010, 16:10
Rob Brydon currently hosts The Rob Brydon Show, which to date has featured guests such as David Walliams, Sir Terry Wogan, James Corden and Stephen...
Friday 8 October 2010, 16:50
The long-awaited inaugural Comedy Port kicks off this weekend, with a whole host of hilarious people set to descend on Newport in south Wales.
Comedians on the line-up include Shappi Khorsandi, Jon Richardson, Wales' own Elis James, Ian Stone, the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Tony Law, plus...
Wednesday 1 September 2010, 17:05
OK, hands up if you fancy watching a postmodern web-based sitcom about an ageing actor trying to make it as an Elvis tribute act.
No wait - don't run away. All Shook Up! is a film-within-a-film, a mockumentary by director Jamie Adams which stars Brian Hibbard, Siwan Morris and Richard Elis, and features...
Tuesday 31 August 2010, 17:10
BBC One's controller Jay Hunt recently announced that Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert will host a new panel show for the channel.
Ask Rhod Gilbert is a fresh take on the comedy panel show that sees the award-winning stand-up get to grips with a series of questions posed by personalities and members of the...
Friday 27 August 2010, 12:11
Listen to a clip from my final appearance on the Jamie and Louise Show on BBC Radio Wales, this time presented by Mal Pope and Lisa Rogers.
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Friday 20 August 2010, 11:23
Here's a short clip from my latest appearance on the Jamie and Louise Show on BBC Radio Wales, this time presented by Mal Pope and Lisa Rogers. I'll be back again next Friday for another chat.
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Wednesday 18 August 2010, 10:22
Most people can empathise with that feeling of not realising how drunk you are until you try doing something you usually do sober (ie 'why am I in my kitchen trying to make a cup of tea in a pint glass?').
It quite often happens when you're sat in a nightclub having drinks bought for you in succession...
Monday 16 August 2010, 18:21
Listen to a clip from my appearance last Friday on the Jamie and Louise Show on BBC Radio Wales, this time presented by Mal Pope and Louise Elliott. I'll be back again this Friday for another chat.
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Tuesday 10 August 2010, 15:21
Tuesday morning. Five shows in, 19 left. The acclimatisation period is almost over.
Things that make it feel like the Edinburgh Festival:
Doing two rowdy late shows on Saturday night. One was at a venue called The Underbelly, where three drunk Scottish lads took off their clothes as 200 people roared...
Tuesday 10 August 2010, 10:45
In the new series, which started last week, Dan Cruickshank and Kirsty Wark present 100 years of Britons' lives filmed on...
Friday 6 August 2010, 15:39
If you didn't catch me on the Louise and Mal show on BBC Radio Wales on Friday 6 August, fear not - as you can listen to this clip from my appearance:
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Thursday 5 August 2010, 15:36
Here's an excerpt from my appearance last week on the Jamie and Louise show on BBC Radio Wales last week with Chris Corcoran.
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Tuesday 3 August 2010, 12:55
I haven't had an anxiety dream for years. I think the last ones were probably due to a childhood phobia of swimming I had in the late 80s, and in general I'm quite a laid back person.
I don't beep the horn too much, I've never cut up a partner's clothing and thrown it into a canal whilst screaming...
Friday 30 July 2010, 11:35
Or rather, he did earlier this week, but fear not as the show is available for the next five days on BBC iPlayer.
Wednesday 28 July 2010, 16:10
The Great Outdoors cast, from left to right: Stephen Wight, Katherine Parkinson, Ruth Jones, Mark Heap, Gwyneth Keyworth, Steve Edge and Joe Tracini...
Monday 19 July 2010, 17:20
As part of the 2010 Newport Festival, the south Wales city will hold its first comedy festival in the autumn.
Confirmed comedians for the festival already include big name acts Shappi Khorsandi and Jon Richardson, who will both perform at The Riverfront.
Paddy the Clown will be bringing comedy for...
Thursday 8 July 2010, 16:40
Comedian Chris Corcoran was yesterday named as Wales' first Reading Hero as part of the Welsh Assembly Government's National Literacy Plan.
His new role was announced by Education Minister Leighton Andrews at a School Effectiveness Framework conference at the University of Wales, Newport.
Wednesday 7 July 2010, 15:48
The hour-long show will begin recording next week in front of a live audience, and will feature fellow comedians Sarah Millican, Lloyd Langford and...
Tuesday 22 June 2010, 17:34
The 2010 Cardiff Comedy Festival promises to be a rib tickling affair, with the likes of Rhod Gilbert, Chris Corcoran, Jo Caulfield, Sadie Hasler, Gary Delaney, Phil Nichol and Lucy Porter all set to appear.
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