Category Archives: Comedy

Article // A Scathing Review of Scathing Reviews

Jonathan Jones and Charlie Brooker having a little cuddle I’ve always been a big fan of needlessly harsh reviews. I remember getting the Sunday paper and rushing to the critic’s section to gorge myself on other people’s throwaway opinions about

Article // A Scathing Review of Scathing Reviews

Jonathan Jones and Charlie Brooker having a little cuddle I’ve always been a big fan of needlessly harsh reviews. I remember getting the Sunday paper and rushing to the critic’s section to gorge myself on other people’s throwaway opinions about

Comedy Review // WOW Arts Magazine: Pete Johansson, Tina T’urner Tea Lady, Benji Waterstones, Kevin McCarthy

Read my zealous review of the Laughing Boy Comedy Club’s gig on 11th June, as published on WOW Arts Magazine, why don’t you? Laughing Boy Comedy Club at Chatham’s Brook Theatre is a regular gig on the second Thursday of

Comedy Review // WOW Arts Magazine: Pete Johansson, Tina T’urner Tea Lady, Benji Waterstones, Kevin McCarthy

Read my zealous review of the Laughing Boy Comedy Club’s gig on 11th June, as published on WOW Arts Magazine, why don’t you? Laughing Boy Comedy Club at Chatham’s Brook Theatre is a regular gig on the second Thursday of

Article // Comedy & politics: why are more comedians swapping punchlines for policies?

Eddie Izzard, Sandi Toksvig, Al Murray’s Pub Landlord and Russell Brand have come over all political recently. Three’s a crowd, but four’s a movement. What’s the connection? Having worked in the dingy underground world of club comedy for four years

Article // Comedy & politics: why are more comedians swapping punchlines for policies?

Eddie Izzard, Sandi Toksvig, Al Murray’s Pub Landlord and Russell Brand have come over all political recently. Three’s a crowd, but four’s a movement. What’s the connection? Having worked in the dingy underground world of club comedy for four years

Published // Chortle Correspondents May 2015

My article on why more comedians are becoming politicians was featured in the Correspondents section of Chortle, the UK’s biggest comedy website. Get in! PS I don’t look like that photo in real life.

Published // Chortle Correspondents May 2015

My article on why more comedians are becoming politicians was featured in the Correspondents section of Chortle, the UK’s biggest comedy website. Get in! PS I don’t look like that photo in real life.

Article // A critical conundrum: reviewing comedy

‘Offence’ and ‘comedy’ are once again tiredly paired together, forced to hold hands and swing dance in the middle of a circle of shouty pitchfork brandishing tweeters. Louis CK’s SNL monologue is the talk of the town, with people tweeting

Article // A critical conundrum: reviewing comedy

‘Offence’ and ‘comedy’ are once again tiredly paired together, forced to hold hands and swing dance in the middle of a circle of shouty pitchfork brandishing tweeters. Louis CK’s SNL monologue is the talk of the town, with people tweeting