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52 posts about comedy on this blog

  1. Rob Brydon stars in The Trip

    Friday 29 October 2010, 17:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Welsh comedian Rob Brydon has been speaking to Roy Noble on BBC Radio Wales ahead of the start of his new series The Trip on BBC Two.

    Take a listen to the interview:

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    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...

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  2. Chat show king Parky praises Rob Brydon

    Wednesday 13 October 2010, 16:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    In an interview featured in the latest edition of the Radio Times, Welsh comedian Rob Brydon is praised by the veteran of the talk show, Sir Michael Parkinson.

    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...

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  3. Comedy Port kicks off in Newport

    Friday 8 October 2010, 16:50

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  4. All Shook Up! in south Wales

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 17:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  5. Ask Rhod Gilbert panel show set for BBC One

    Tuesday 31 August 2010, 17:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  6. Elis on BBC Radio Wales with Mal and Lisa

    Friday 27 August 2010, 12:11

    Elis James Elis James

    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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  7. Elis on BBC Radio Wales with Mal Pope and Lisa Rogers

    Friday 20 August 2010, 11:23

    Elis James Elis James

    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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  8. Water. The only drink for a wise man?

    Wednesday 18 August 2010, 10:22

    Elis James Elis James

    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...

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  9. Elis on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise show

    Monday 16 August 2010, 18:21

    Elis James Elis James

    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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  10. Nudity, domestic pratfalls and more nudity

    Tuesday 10 August 2010, 15:21

    Elis James Elis James

    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...

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  11. Home Movie Roadshow features Terry Jones

    Tuesday 10 August 2010, 10:45

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    New BBC Two series Home Movie Roadshow uncovers hidden film footage gems, and the next episode features rarely seen footage filmed by Terry Jones of his Monty Python co-stars.

    Terry Jones © BBC/Diverse

    In the new series, which started last week, Dan Cruickshank and Kirsty Wark present 100 years of Britons' lives filmed on...

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  12. Edinburgh update on Radio Wales with Louise and Mal

    Friday 6 August 2010, 15:39

    Elis James Elis James

    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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  13. Elis on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise show

    Thursday 5 August 2010, 15:36

    Elis James Elis James

    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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  14. Elis goes to Edinburgh

    Tuesday 3 August 2010, 12:55

    Elis James Elis James

    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...

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  15. Comedian Elis James speaks to BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw

    Friday 30 July 2010, 11:35

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Or rather, he did earlier this week, but fear not as the show is available for the next five days on BBC iPlayer.

    Elis James is a rising star on the Welsh comedy front. He's set to take his show Daytripper to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next week, having performed his debut show - The Most Cautious...

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  16. Ruth Jones stars in The Great Outdoors

    Wednesday 28 July 2010, 16:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Ruth Jones stars in new comedy The Great Outdoors on BBC Four, which follows the hikes, heartaches, friendships and rivalries of a misfit rambling club.

    The cast of new BBC Four comedy The Great Outdoors: Stephen Wight, Katherine Parkinson, Ruth Jones, Mark Heap, Gwyneth Keyworth, Steve Edge and Joe Tracini

    The Great Outdoors cast, from left to right: Stephen Wight, Katherine Parkinson, Ruth Jones, Mark Heap, Gwyneth Keyworth, Steve Edge and Joe Tracini...

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  17. Newport to host first comedy festival

    Monday 19 July 2010, 17:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  18. Chris Corcoran named Wales' first Reading Hero

    Thursday 8 July 2010, 16:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

    Photograph of Chris Corcoran, courtesy Welsh Assembly Government

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  19. Rhod Gilbert to host BBC Radio 2 show

    Wednesday 7 July 2010, 15:48

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Top Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert is to be let loose on the eardrums of BBC Radio 2 listeners with new comedy show Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs.

    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...

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  20. Cardiff Comedy Festival: 16-26 July 2010

    Tuesday 22 June 2010, 17:34

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

    Rhod Gilbert

    The Cardiff Comedy Festival, in association with St David's Hall, is part of the annual Cardiff...

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