In pictures: Laughterinoddplaces farewell

After 20-odd comedy gigs set in London’s more unorthodox locations – a book shop, a cafe, a comedy reviewer’s living room – Laughterinoddplaces signed off last night with a MEGA-gig at the Museum of London. Richard Herring, Will Adamsdale, Gavin Osborn and others performed simultaneously at various locations around the museum. Jokes were told, beer(…)

The Spotlight on… Tony Dunn

By day he tears the world of insurance a new a-hole. By night he repeats this feat in the comedy arena, conning promoters everywhere into giving him headline slots by pretending to be Stephen Merchant. That’s right – it’s Tony Du Tony was constantly haunted by the spectre of Georgian- period diseases Name: Tony DunnWhere do(…)

The Spotlight on… Andi Osho

She’s been on the gogglebox on E4 and Channel 4, she won the Funny Women 2007 competition and she’s always on hand in Albert Square to deliver a baby… that’s right, it’s Andi Osho Name: Andi Osho Where do you live?: Newham. The third worst place to live in Britain. Take that, Hackney. Newham’s the most dangerous(…)

Twitter Comedy Club – review

Twitter Comedy Club. Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it? Comedians tapping away at laptops, trying to make people laugh down the other end of cyberspace? So, did it work? (Live blog here by the way) Was the Twitter Comedy Club any funnier than going to a normal comedy night? No, of course not. Was it a success?(…)

The Spotlight on… Brett Goldstein

He’s a natural charming bastard of a comedian, he’s a regular at the superb 99 Club gigs across London, and he’s the meat between Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown and Jethro! That’s right, it’s Brett Goldstein! Name?:Brett Goldstein. Where do you live?: Stockwell. How long have you been gigging for?: Two-and-a-half years. What do you do?: I go on stage(…)

The Spotlight on… Jay Foreman

Name: Jay Foreman Where do you live: Kensal Rise. But by the time you’re reading this I’ve probably moved back in with my parents in Stanmore to hibernate from the recession. How long have you been gigging for?: Nearly four years now. What do you do?: A smooth rich blend of acoustic guitar music and sit-down comedy