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Biggest Tour Yet For Andy Zaltzman
Andy Zaltzman, chair of The News Quiz, host of the global hit satirical podcast The Bugle, Test Match Special statistician and just-reported future Taskmaster ... more
New Podcast from Josh Jones Explores Lives And Loves Of Historical Figures
Join comedian, amateur historian and shameless gossiper Josh Jones as he learns about the loves, lives and legends surrounding long-dead historical figures in new podcast series ‘Dead Drama’.“When it... more
Tribute Show To Darrenn Maskell And Award Launched
Friends of Comedian Darren Maskell are organising a one-night tribute to the much-missed comic who sadly passed away earlier this year.The show, which falls on the week of Darren’s birthday, is a fun... more
Finalists Confirmed For LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year Competition 2024
The nine finalists for the LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year 2024 have been unveiled. James Danielewski, JR, Maple Zuo, Fab Goualin, Sallyann Fellows, Caitlin Powell, Kate Sharp, Marty Gleeson and... more
Newcastle Fringe Festival announces line-up for its biggest ever festival this July
Newcastle Fringe Festival is back this summer with the very best of UK touring performing arts. From comedy to cabaret, theatre to family, music to mischief and much more, there is something for... more
Harry Hill On Going To The Pub Between Operations
Harry Hill has revealed how he used to pop to the pub between operations when he was a hospital doctor.Talking to Kathy Burke on her Where There's A Will There's A Wake podcast, Hill recalled how he... more
Edinburgh Run Then Tour For Sketch Group Tarot
Sketch troupe Tarot are back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer with a new show, Shuffle. Their third hour, this show will play in the Pleasance Courtyard from the 31st July until 25th... more
Shepherds Bush Gets Its Own Comedy Festival
Production company Berk’s Nest has announced the initial slate of programming for The Bush Comedy Festival which will be taking over various venues in Shepherd’s Bush from 17-20th July 2024... more
Harry Hill Talks About Family, Cooking, TV Burp And His New Tour
Harry Hill is the latest guest on Dish, the podcast hosted by Nick Grimshaw and Angela Hartnett OBE. Harry talks about his 77 date UK tour, cooking, living in Hong Kong, TV... more
Comedian Gavin Wesbter Pays Tribute To Double Act Partner Eric Scarboro
Gavin Webster has posted the following on Facebook today and has given Beyond The Joke permission to publish it and run the picture. "I found out last night that my old friend and comedy double... more
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