Comedians’ blog

‘The key to running a successful comedy club is … not a secret’

James Woroniecki of the 99 Club gives his perspective on the ‘comedy club crisis’ – and how his has thrived by sticking to some very simple concepts Is there really a crisis in comedy? If there is what is the solution? I was flattered to be invited to sit on the panel at the recent(…)

David Morgan, people watcher, on … yummy mummy betrayal

Bequiffed stand-up and LiF blogger David Morgan watches marriages fall apart at the seams, so you don’t have to … How did we ever live without a smartphone? It is now my memory. My second brain. All the stuff I need to remember is in it, I don’t trust myself without it anymore. Sadly, this(…)

Rachel Parris, lady of letters, pesters the bank manager

LiF’s new blogger, Rachel Parris, has some pretty searching questions for her local branch manager of Barclays Previous blogpost – Rachel Parris welcomes the new neighbours Sheridan Hiddleston Branch Manager Barclays Ltd Brixton Dear Sheridan, I am writing to thank you for meeting me this Monday morning to discuss my finances

David Morgan, people watcher, on … the night bus baller

Jedwardian stand-up and LiF blogger David Morgan sits on night buses and judges people, so you don’t have to … David Morgan, people watcher, on … the comedian lothario Today’s tale begins on a night bus. The joys of stand up comedy are such that you often travel late at night surrounded by the drunken(…)

Rachel Parris, lady of letters, welcomes the new neighbours

LiF’s new blogger, Rachel Parris, can’t help but notice that she has new neighbours and can’t help but get in touch with her trusty pen … Dear Neighbours (Sally, James), WELCOME! On behalf of myself, I would like to extend a warm welcome to you in your new home in Stockwell, we are now officially(…)

David Morgan, people watcher, on … the comedian lothario

Bequiffed stand-up and LiF blogger David Morgan watches his drunken friend chat up girls at festivals, so you don’t have to … So it’s the start of the new comedy term. August is reserved for festivals and getting tired and emotional and so no time for people watching. Over the past couple of months I’ve(…)