Peter Kay to headline UK's largest indoor arena in Manchester
The £350M Co-op Live venue will boast a whopping 23,500 seats and have already lined up the likes of That That, Olivia Rodrigo and Liam Gallagher for gigs later in the year.
James Acaster joke comes back to haunt Ricky Gervais
Fans have been resharing Acaster’s 2019 bit, which takes aim at comedians who defend controversial or offensive material by claiming their role is ‘to challenge people’
Ricky Gervais defends controversial joke about terminally ill children
Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake about the backlash, the comic insisted the joke had been taken out of context as he hit back at claims of ‘ableism.’
'Best city in UK for cheap night out' is tiny pub haven with just 21,000 people
A new study has ranked the most affordable cities for a night out in the UK this Christmas and the number one spot may come as a surprise – even for the few people that live there
Peter Kay claims comedy is a 'minefield' due to political correctness
Peter Kay has defended the controversial Little Britain series created by David Walliams and Matt Lucas, claiming political correctness now makes comedy a ‘minefield’.
US comedian brutally roasted by Aussies over bizarre claim
A comedian hailing from the United States has been called out by Australians after his bizarre claim that the country is ‘doing nothing’ and has ‘zero exports’.
Rhod Gilbert planning 2024 comedy tour after receiving stage four cancer treatment
Welsh stand-up revealed he had been diagnosed with head and neck cancer last year
Graham Linehan: Edinburgh comedy event announces new venue for cancelled gig
Comedy Unleashed did not reveal the new location of the event, which was due to be held at Leith Arches in Edinburgh before the venue cancelled.
UK's best and worst city for food, fashion and nightlife revealed by new research
NEWCASTLE has been voted the best city in the UK for its food, fashion and nightlife, according to research. A quirky survey asked 2,000 residents in the UK’s largest cities to rate the diffe…
Nightlife capital of Britain revealed - where does your city rank?
NEWCASTLE has been crowned the nightlife capital of Britain — with London languishing in bottom spot. It came out top in a survey of 2,000 party lovers, asked about the main factors that made for a…
Def Leppard play homecoming gig at small Sheffield club in bid to save venue
The band played to an 850 strong crowd at The Leadmill, which is at risk of closure. It comes ahead of a gig at nearby Brammal Lane, home of Sheffield United, where 44,000 fans will watch them perform.
16 Gig Venues That Will Guarantee A Great Night
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London nightclubs battle for late licenses to keep dancefloors alive
Printwords in Surrey Quays is closing this weekend
Ready to Party in London?
From alternative rock clubs in Camden to gritty basements in Brixton playing banger after banger, these are the clubs in London you should party in at least once.
Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his show to London - TotalNtertainment
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias brings his new live show to London The 02 on 6 October 2023. He is one of America’s most successful stand-up
Russell Howard at the Palladium review: peppered with punchlines
With familiar themes, even when the material is new this has the feel of a greatest hits set
Ricky Gervais makes history by raking in huge sum for one stand-up gig
RICKY Gervais has made history at the Hollywood Bowl taking a record breaking £1.41million at the Box Office for a single gig. The gig, which took place on 6 May, is now the highest-grossing single…
Three Peter Kay fans rushed to hospital from gig as comedian taken off stage
Comedian Peter Kay was forced to take a break while on stage at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena after an audience member on the front row took ill and needed an ambulance
Peter Kay has ‘annoying’ fan ejected from comedy show after he’s heckled on stage
‘He likes the limelight,’ Kay reportedly said after interruption
Janey Godley tells fans that her cancer has returned
‘It might be the last time you see me live on stage,’ comedian told fans on Tuesday (13 December)
Peter Kay announces extra dates for his live stand-up tour
Peter Kay, 49, has announced extra dates for his already mammoth UK tour, including a ‘record-breaking’ night at London’s O2 Arena.
Peter Kay teases big announcement as he emotionally thanks fans amid tour return
After his huge comedy comeback earlier this month, Peter Kay has hinted at yet another ‘big announcement’ that will be unleashed tomorrow night on Sara Cox’s Drivetime radio show
Peter Kay breaks down in tears at start of first live stand-up show in 12 years
The comedian had been due to earn up to £40million from hosting 109 nights from April 2018, but the tour dates were cancelled because of ‘unforeseen family circumstances’
Peter Kay announces first live stand-up tour in 12 years
Comedian will embark on arena tour beginning this December, with tickets going on sale on 12 November
Peter Kay delights fans as he returns to the stage for 'secret' gigs
PETER Kay gave fans the night of their lives at secret comedy gigs ahead of a comeback tour next year. The 49-year-old’s stage appearances have been few and far between in recent years follow?
Comedian and Netflix star David A. Arnold dies aged 54
In a statement released to the LA Times, his family said: ‘It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A. Arnold.’
Comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears accused of child sexual abuse
Comedians accused of ‘intentional infliction of emotional distress, gross negligence, sexual battery, sexual harassment, and sexual abuse of a minor’
Should parents take their babies to a comedy show?
Comedian Matt Forde says a crying infant “derailed” his performance at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Comedian Jerry Sadowitz slams criticism of 'offensive' Edinburgh Fringe show
The stand-up comic wants Pleasance Theatre to apologise for cancelling the event.
Rising comic Teddy Ray dies in Southern California
Teddy Ray celebrated his 32nd birthday weeks ago
Jerry Sadowitz's Fringe show cancelled by venue bosses over 'unacceptable' material
First performance had reportedly prompted complaints from attendees
Frankie Boyle defends controversial joke about 'raping and killing' Holly Willoughby
Former ‘Mock the Week’ star said the joke came as part of a discussion about -whether or not it’s OK to do a joke about that?
Chris Rock Cracks Jokes About Will Smith And That Infamous Oscars Slap
He has also been gifted with a goat named Will Smith by another comedian.
Jimmy Carr criticised for comparing 9/11 to One Direction
The comic is again under fire following his holocaust joke last Christmas
Comedian Paul Chowdhry says he was attacked by thugs while driving in his car
Paul Chowdhry has shared on Instagram that he was attacked in central London while he was still in his car in a worrying incident
Bust Down star and stand-up comedian Jak Knight dies at 28
Rising star Jak Knight, best known for his stand-up comedy act as well as co-creating and starring in the Peacock series Bust Down, died Thursday night at the age of 28.
Comedian Jason Manford admits he goes on tour to get away from his six children
Jason Manford has revealed he likes being a dad but admits it’s a relief when he gets a few nights in a hotel on his own when he?s performing his stand-up shows
Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle announce joint London gig at O2 Arena following their respective on-stage attacks
Both Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle have been hit on stage in separate incidents in recent weeks; Rock was infamously slapped by actor Will Smith at the Oscars in March, while Chappelle was “tackled” by a man during a Netflix performance at The Hollywood Bowl in May.
Peter Kay 'planning epic return with massive stand-up tour to be announced soon'
What a comeback this would be!
Nish Kumar skit calling out Ricky Gervais resurfaces after Netflix special
‘Trans people are just the latest to get it in the neck from comedians who can’t be bothered to try at their jobs anymore,’ said comic
Peter Kay delights audience as he makes rare public appearance
The comedian, 48, looked happy and health as he stood on stage to present an award at the star-studded event.
Ricky Gervais says 'smart people' can deal with irony: 'Real life is worse'
‘People get offended when they mistake the subject of the joke with the actual target,’ Gervais said
Chappelle and Rock appear together at comedy event and speak about being assaulted
Dave Chappelle was joined onstage by Chris Rock at The Comedy Store and the pair reportedly joked about their experiences.
Jason Manford hints that pal Peter Kay may return to the stage on tour
The comedians have been good friends for over two decades, after meeting at comedy venue The Buzz Club in Chorlton, Greater Manchester.
Dave Chappelle's alleged attacker Isaiah Lee 'wrote rap named after comedian'
The incident took place on Tuesday.
Dave Chappelle: US comedian attacked on stage in Los Angeles
Videos show someone tackling Chappelle at the Netflix Is A Joke Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
Life on Marbs brothers attacked PR manager at exclusive London nightclub
Brothers Adam and Jeffrey Graham, who appeared on reality show Life on Marbs in 2015, got annoyed when clubbers intruded on their private area at The Maddox Club in London
Peter Kay fans break down in tears as comedian returns to the London stage after years out of the spotlight
PETER Kay returned to the London stage last night after years away from the spotlight ? and fans were in tears. The star took his charity Dance for Life show, which raises funds for Cancer Re?
25 UK clubs you need to rave at in 2022
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Woman 'dragged' out of Romesh Ranganathan show after racist attack on comedian
Comic was quick to make a joke about the incident