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Lightning Seeds Drop Brand New Track 'Walk Another Mile' Photo Lightning Seeds Drop Brand New Track 'Walk Another Mile'
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022

After being welcomed back with open arms, Lightning Seeds continue their trajectory with the release of brand new track ‘Walk Another Mile’ - taken from their new album See You In The Stars, their first on new label BMG. A sun-soaked singalong, ‘Walk Another Mile’ is a juxtaposition, seeing Ian Broudie tackling subject matters a little darker.

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Will Return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe This Year Photo Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Will Return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe This Year
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

DAVE’S EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS will return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.  After a two-year worldwide hiatus, the renowned Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards are back celebrating 40 years of awarding comedy excellence, reflecting the rich heritage of comedy talent recognised and its status as a springboard for comedians who have gone on to become household names at home and abroad. 

Lightning Seeds Return With New Album 'See You in the Stars' Photo Lightning Seeds Return With New Album 'See You in the Stars'
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022

One of the album highlights, ‘Emily Smiles’, was co-written with Specials man Terry Hall, whom Ian wrote Jollification’s ‘Lucky You’ with. All songs were written and recorded in short bursts over the last three years. The first two songs recorded were a pair written with the Coral’s James Skelly: ‘Great To Be Alive’ and ‘Live To Love You’.

London Comedy Allstars Announced For the Underbelly Festival Photo London Comedy Allstars Announced For the Underbelly Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Underbelly Festival in partnership with British Comedy Guide has announced the line-up for London Comedy Allstars at Cavendish Square every Friday night. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the best location and your new favourite summer night out.

PIERRE NOVELLIE: WHY CAN'T I JUST ENJOY THINGS? Comes to Ediburgh Fringe Photo PIERRE NOVELLIE: WHY CAN'T I JUST ENJOY THINGS? Comes to Ediburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

In his latest Fringe show, running at Monkey Barrel Comedy 1-28 August, award-winning comedian Pierre Novellie (The Mash Report, Stand Up Central, Joke Thieves, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live) looks into why he can't just enjoy things. It's observational comedy for people who think they hate observational comedy.

Assembly Announces Final Shows For 2022 Photo Assembly Announces Final Shows For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

Today (Mon 6 June) Assembly Festival, announces its final 50+ shows for 2022, including Frank Skinner, Al Murray, Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 7 contestant, season 5 winner); Queen of Fake Alison Jackson; and Fringe favourite Reuben Kaye. 

Line Up Announced At Underbelly Festival's London Comedy Allstars Photo Line Up Announced At Underbelly Festival's London Comedy Allstars
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Underbelly Festival has announced the line-up for London Comedy Allstars at Cavendish Square every Friday night. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the best location and your new favourite summer night out. Every Friday at 9:30pm until  29th July, Underbelly Summer Festival presents a night of the best comedy talent on offer.

FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs Photo FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London's West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs Photo Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London’s West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announce The Commissioning Of 12 New Plays Photo Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announce The Commissioning Of 12 New Plays
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020

Today, Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays a?" a series of micro-plays that illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today's socially distanced world.