As you’re no doubt aware, we’re huge fans of funny adverts here at The Comedy Journal. In the featured videos on the homepage alone you can find Dollar Shave Club, one of the funniest adverts I’ve seen for a while.
Camden Town is precious to locals and tourists alike, constantly evolving with the times, and over the years many of Britain’s favourite acts have cut their teeth in the pubs and clubs of this famous old North London area. It
Last week, both Channel 4 and BBC Three announced that they will produce brand new shows aiming to fuse comedy with reality television. With the Beeb’s provisionally titled Boom Town set to feature unscripted, real life individuals placed in a Truman
April the 26th has always been an eventful day throughout history. On this day in 1982, Rod Stewart was mugged. In 1941, potatoes were rationed in Holland and in 1989, boxer Mike Tyson was given a speeding ticket. Now, on
Since securing a Perrier Best Newcomer nomination at the Edinburgh Festival in 2004 and then winning the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer in the same year, Alex Horne has slowly built up a reputation as a comedian of significant talent.
As opposed to the previous entries in TCJ’s Top Acts at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, Ian Stone’s 20 years in comedy makes him the most experienced comedian to make it onto the list. After only becoming involved in stand up
Potentially as far removed stylistically from Nick Helm as you could imagine, Richard Bond, Edward Eales-White, William Hartley and writer Dominic Stone are the brains behind multi-coloured sketch show troupe Clever Peter.
This month saw the welcome return of Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, one of the largest comedy festivals in the world. For the past two weeks, The Comedy Journal has been up in the East Midlands running the rule over both
Following on from our look at the new series of Room 101 over the weekend, TCJ Reviews Editor Matt Higgins felt it fitting to choose Paul Merton, the show’s previous host, as the subject of this edition of Spotlight.
In 2003, Richard Curtis wrote and directed Love Actually, a British romantic comedy that featured an all-star cast delivering ten storylines (eight of which are love stories) all rolled into one film.
Matt Higgins caught up Joz Norris in London’s Covent Garden to discuss the show ‘I Have Something to Say: An Evening with Matt Fisher’, his influences and Norris’ plans for 2012.
Here is our British Comedy Awards live text, now preserved as an account of what happened on the evening. It was a terrific show with some worthy (and some not so worthy) winners, all listed below along with comments, tweets