The Spotlight on… Dan Atkinson

He’s one of the best MCs about (a Chortle Best MC Award nominee, in fact), he ‘played’ Richard Whitely at the Edinburgh Festival Comedy Countdown, and he’d like to poo on George Osborne’s lawn – that’s right, it’s Dan Atkinson! Name: Dan Atkinson Where do you live?: Where do all comedians live? Crouch End of course. Well,(…)

The Spotlight on… Liz Stephens

Most people either know her for her indefatigable humanitarian work, or as an IT guru, but no, in fact she’s a comedian and writer who is next into the London is Funny Spotlight – that’s right, it’s Liz Stephens! Name: Liz Stephens (some identities have been changed to protect the innocent) Where do you live?: Europe How(…)

The Spotlight on… Colin and Rob

They’re a south London comedy duo, they run a night at a belting Tooting boozer called the Selkirk, and they know how to put a bag of clothes pegs to good use – that’s right, it’s Colin and Rob! Colin and Rob: emotionally dissimilar Name: Colin & RobWhere do you live?: We both live in sunny south(…)

The Spotlight on… Andrew Watts

Meet Andrew Watts. He used to be a lawyer. But don’t hold that against him, he’s really very nice and very funny to boot. Rubbish at buying drugs though. I mean, really bad.   Name: Andrew Watts Where do you live: Leytonstone How long have you been gigging for?: Three years What do you do?: I used to tell(…)

Snow joke! (No, really)

Snow snow snow, oh what fun, what a great laugh let’s all take the day off and not contribute to our crippled economy, right? WRONG. Snow is BAD and must be STOPPED. It kills old people and, worse still, London’s comedy nights. London is Funny will be keeping as up-to-date as possible with all the(…)

The Spotlight on… Grainne Maguire

She was a finalist in this year’s Hackney Empire New Act of the Year comp, she’s got her own comedy night in Stoke Newington and she seems to like giving foreign accents to food – that’s right! It’s Gráinne Maguire! Name: Gráinne Maguire 
Where do you live, roughly:Russell Square. (There’s nothing rough about Russell Square, thank(…)