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Neil Gaiman to Star in Audible Sci-Fi Comedy Original THIRD EYE From Felicia Day

Audible, Inc. will present a new scripted science-fiction comedy Third Eye, written and created by actor, producer, writer and streamer, Felicia Day and featuring author Neil Gaiman as The Narrator.

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Will Return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe This Year

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. 

Assembly Announces New Late-Night Venue for 2022

Diane Chorley and Berk's Nest in association with Assembly Festival are delighted to announce the addition of a new late-night venue, The Flick, in the Underground space beside Assembly George Square Gardens. Debuted in 2019, The Flick will return as an immersive performance venue and late-night destination for the duration of the Fringe. 

Diane Chorley Brings a Halloween Show to Woolwich Works

The Duchess of Canvey, acclaimed 80s superstar songstress Diane Chorley, is opening her legendary nightclub The Flick inside new cultural destination Woolwich Works for a Spookalicious Hallowe’en show!

Marcus Brigstocke & Rachel Parris Announced as Commentators for 2nd Annual ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Following the success of last year’s glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ for a second year on Saturday 15 May. Comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Rachel Parris are now lined-up to provide pithy commentary.

Tom Allen, Grace Mouat and More to Take Part in ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Following the success of last year’s glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ for a second year on Saturday 15 May. Comedian and 'Bake Off’ star Tom Allen will return as commentator.

Celebrate International Women's Day With Funny Women Around The World

To celebrate International Women's Day, leading female comedy community Funny Women is running the inaugural Funny Women Around The World. This exciting and hilarious virtual free event will showcase comedy and entertainment from every corner of the globe to launch the Funny Women Awards.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON Announces Jane Lynch, Keegan-Michael Key and More

The tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon has announced guests for January 23 – January 30. Monday, January 25: Guests include Jared Leto, Jane Lynch and musical guest Jade Bird. Show #1394A Tuesday, January 26: Guests include Susan Sarandon, JJ Watt and musical guest Thad Cockrell. Show #1395A

COBRA KAI Season Three Moved Up to Jan. 1 Release

Season 3 of Cobra Kai will premiere globally on January 1, 2021, only on Netflix. The first two seasons are now streaming, having come to Netflix earlier this year.

Netflix Announces HISTORY OF SWEAR WORDS With Host Nicolas Cage

History of Swear Words is hosted by Oscar® and Golden Globe® winner Nicolas Cage.

BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts

If you're looking to digest more theatre, why not check out some of these stagey podcasts!

Christopher Biggins, Arlene Phillips & More Announced as Judges & for The Showstoppers' EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Celebrity judges, guest stars and the full line-up is today announced for The Showstoppers' Alternative Eurovision Song Contest.

Second City and Topic Team Up for a New Comedy Series

Topic, the streaming service from First Look Media, announced today that they are partnering with legendary comedy force and improvisational theater troupe The Second City for a half-hour sketch and variety limited series event called The Second City Presents: The Last Show Left on Earth.

'Fleabag' Leads Royal Television Society Programme Award Winners; Full List!

The UK Royal Television Society Programme Awards were live-streamed to nominees and viewers yesterday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

NETFLIX IS A JOKE FEST Heads to Los Angeles This April

Netflix Is A Joke, Netflix's comedy brand, is throwing a week-long comedy festival, Netflix Is A Joke Fest. Produced by Netflix in association with Live Nation, the star-studded celebration of comedy will take over Los Angeles April 27th - May 3rd and feature live stand-up shows, special events and activations with Netflix comedians and artists from around the world. Featured Netflix talent include Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Jamie Foxx, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Kevin Hart, Martin Lawrence, Sebastian Maniscalco, the cast of Schitt's Creek and more. The fest will also include STAND OUT: An LGBTQ+ Celebration  with headliners Alan Carr, Hannah Gadsby, Margaret Cho, Rosie O'Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Wanda Sykes and more.

THE GUILTY FEMINIST: LIVE to Tour the UK in 2020

The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 70 million downloads since it launched in late 2015, and following a huge tour in 2019, they are delighted to announce a brand new UK tour between May and June 2020. The 26 date The Guilty Feminist: Live tour begins on Friday 1st May at London's Eventim Apollo, continuing until Sunday 7th June at Newcastle's Theatre Royal.

London Hughes Announces One Off Performance At The Bloomsbury Theatre

Having already sold out 8 shows at London's Soho Theatre in December, London Hughes - Edinburgh Comedy Award 2019 nominee and star of ITV's All Star Musicals, BBC2's Mock The Week and ITV2's Don't Hate The Playaz - will bring her hit show, To Catch A D*ck to the Bloomsbury Theatre for one night only on Friday 10th January 2020 at 8pm. Tickets go on sale on Friday 1st November from

Pleasance's Ambitions Grow At Edinburgh Fringe 2019

With over 560,000 festival goers enjoying 5,534 performances of 277 productions, the Pleasance Theatre Trust celebrated its 35th year on the Fringe in great company. With a trophy cabinet that once again include Fringe Firsts and both annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards, alongside a Total Theatre Award, this year's triumphant programme has welcomed the most exciting newcomers, game-changing international artists and Pleasance stalwarts who delight audiences year on year.

Winners Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Jordan Brookes has been announced as the winner of Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards for Best Comedy Show and Catherine Cohen is Best Newcomer.

Nominees Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Today the 2019 nominees were announced for Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, now in its 39th year, for Best Comedy Show and Best Newcomer.

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