Articles about Comedy

Olivia-Colman-by-Idil-Sukan-smallerBeyond the jokes

This Comedian is a ten year retrospective of Idil Sukan's work in comedy photography. Hannah Dormor finds its insight into identity dazzling

Hannah Dormor // 2 March 2015

Categories: Art, Comedy, Reviews

tumbleweed1There’s a rich improv scene brewing in Dublin

There's a rich improv scene brewing in Dublin, with many excellent troupes putting on regular performances in theatres, pubs, and coffee shops around town. Jessamyn Fairfield recommends Tumbleweed

Jessamyn Fairfield // 9 January 2014

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

wilby-deadRosie Wilby: Is Monogamy Dead?

Rosie Wilby asks an interesting question in Is Monogamy Dead? Chella Quint attends this cheeky and enjoyable new show and tries to work out the answer

Chella Quint // 8 November 2013

Categories: Comedy

f-word-comedy-logo-smallF-Word comedy section: official opening!

Hello! Welcome (properly) to The F Word comedy section. We now have a Twitter account: @fwordcomedy and are building up a pool of reviewers. If you'd like to be a reviewer, get in touch! Details are at the bottom of this post

Chella Quint // 20 August 2013

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

kate-fox-fringe-header-resizedKate Fox: live and in print

Sam Parker finds a strong role model on the spoken word scene in the captivating, funny and warm Kate Fox

Sam Parker // 5 August 2013

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Kate-Smurthwaite-at-Arnolfini-resizedA review from an alien: Kate Smurthwaite supported by Elf Lyons

Camila Troncoso didn't have much experience with stand-up comedy. Actually, the only time she had been to a stand-up comedy show, the routines were full of sexist, classist and racist jokes. But Kate Smurthwaite not only makes her laugh, she also makes her think

Camila Troncoso //

Categories: Comedy

bridget-resizedBridget Christie: A Bic for Her

Bridget Christie is haphazardly and anxiously endearing but with an unrefined, genuine and powerful message. Alicia Rodriguez thinks she's funny as hell

Alicia Rodriguez //

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

WTF_Square_Blue-copy-resizedFunny as Frock!

Promoters of nights with mixed-gender bills can learn a lot from What The Frock! Comedian Charlie Sanders reports from the front

Charlie Sanders //

Categories: Comedy

rosie-feminist-shirt-resizedRosie Wilby: Nineties Woman

Who cares what a bunch of queer feminist students did in the nineties? Thanks to Rosie Wilby, Stephanie Chan does

Stephanie Chan // 28 June 2013

Categories: Comedy

The circle of expectations

We all like a good laugh. But, George Mason argues, the antics of Oxford's improv troupe reveal the lingering shadow of gender stereotypes

George Mason // 2 June 2007

Categories: Comedy

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