Comedy

Simon Brodkin on his ADHD diagnosis
Comedy

Simon Brodkin on his ADHD diagnosis

The comedian, also known as Lee Nelson, explains how he’s had to re-evaluate who he is and what he does after his big news.

Comedian Chloe Petts: ‘Wake up! Cancel culture doesn’t exist’
Comedy

Comedian Chloe Petts: ‘Wake up! Cancel culture doesn’t exist’

The stand-up star says nobody should worry about being cancelled – it’s not a real thing, and if it is, it only makes it more likely you’ll get talked about.

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’
TV

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’

His Big Eats TV show on Dave has won him two Baftas and inspired young people across the country. The 26-year-old grime artist and chef talked to us about growing up poor, and how important it is to make food fair.

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’
Comedy

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’

Mr Bean meets Breaking Bad – why Man vs Bee is a comedy masterpiece
TV

Mr Bean meets Breaking Bad – why Man vs Bee is a comedy masterpiece

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Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’
comedy

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’
TV

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’

The book tour that’s taken me to heaven and Hull
Culture

The book tour that’s taken me to heaven and Hull

Hullraisers proves that Hull is intrinsically funny
TV

Hullraisers proves that Hull is intrinsically funny

Mo Gilligan: ‘The fact I get to host the Brits still hasn’t sunk in’
Music

Mo Gilligan: ‘The fact I get to host the Brits still hasn’t sunk in’

Mel Giedroyc: ‘I thought, oh my god, what if my mum could hear me doing all this rudery?’
TV

Mel Giedroyc: ‘I thought, oh my god, what if my mum could hear me doing all this rudery?’

Barry Cryer: A life ‘dogged by good luck’
Barry Cryer

Barry Cryer: A life ‘dogged by good luck’

Comedian Mark Watson: Life, to borrow a footballing term, is a hard place to get a result
Mark Watson

Comedian Mark Watson: Life, to borrow a footballing term, is a hard place to get a result

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Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’
Culture

Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’

Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking
News

Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking

Joe Lycett: ‘Brands don’t mind bad press, but they don’t like to look silly’
Culture

Joe Lycett: ‘Brands don’t mind bad press, but they don’t like to look silly’

What’s funny about the refugee crisis?
Culture

What’s funny about the refugee crisis?

Sean Lock’s best jokes as comedian passes away at 58
TV

Sean Lock’s best jokes as comedian passes away at 58

People are sharing stories of being ‘fashionable in Ireland’. It’s hilarious
News

People are sharing stories of being ‘fashionable in Ireland’. It’s hilarious

‘I think Jonathan Pie would have joined GB News’
Culture

‘I think Jonathan Pie would have joined GB News’

Eddie Izzard on pronouns, vaccines, Brexit and the rise of the far right
Culture

Eddie Izzard on pronouns, vaccines, Brexit and the rise of the far right

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Russell Howard: Jokes are the only way I know how to survive
Culture

Russell Howard: Jokes are the only way I know how to survive

Armando Iannucci: How can I be funny when there is nothing to laugh about?
Opinion

Armando Iannucci: How can I be funny when there is nothing to laugh about?

Rachel Parris: “I perform with a smile. Some like it, it drives others mad”
Culture

Rachel Parris: “I perform with a smile. Some like it, it drives others mad”

Prankster Simon Brodkin: “You want to be punching up or it’s not funny”
Culture

Prankster Simon Brodkin: “You want to be punching up or it’s not funny”

The Pub Landlord: In Britain’s hour of need, Al Murray’s…started a band?
Culture

The Pub Landlord: In Britain’s hour of need, Al Murray’s…started a band?

Sir Ken Dodd: “I say thank you for happiness”
Culture

Sir Ken Dodd: “I say thank you for happiness”

Win Horrible Histories books and goodies!
Competitions

Win Horrible Histories books and goodies!

Stewart Lee: The chilling truth about the ‘monster fatberg’
Opinion

Stewart Lee: The chilling truth about the ‘monster fatberg’

Alan Partridge vs Malcolm Tucker: The Great Big Brexit Grudge Match
Culture

Alan Partridge vs Malcolm Tucker: The Great Big Brexit Grudge Match

Armando Iannucci: Why I’m taking over The Big Issue with Tucker v Partridge
Culture

Armando Iannucci: Why I’m taking over The Big Issue with Tucker v Partridge

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