Comedy, Issue 568
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Shappi Khorsandi29 Jan 2007
The British Iranian comedy market is getting busier by the second with messrs Djalili and Monahan already giving it a good name and Madame Khorsandi having recovered from dodgy shows in the past to storm the Fringe last August. Her tales of growing up…
Running with Scissors29 Jan 2007
Nip/Tuck writer/executive producer Ryan Murphy does a very fine job of cutting/pasting onto the big screen the horrific and hilarious teenage memoir of journalist Augusten Burroughs. Abandoned first by his alcoholic father Norman (Alec Baldwin) and then…
For Your Consideration29 Jan 2007
The law of diminishing returns finally hits Christopher Guest and the team who have worked together since This Is Spinal Tap reconfigured the rockumentary back in 1984. Encouraged by the success of that film, which, despite being directed by Rob Reiner…
Zoe Lyons29 Jan 2007
STAND-UP Back in 2001, reality TV might not have been the scabrous slice of vermin that it is now. The innocent spirit of adventure probably reigned and people who went onto those shows may actually have wanted to get on with each other. This is…
Out to Lunch - Live!29 Jan 2007
What’s that then? Lunch and 50 minutes of improv comedy for five shiny pounds.
* Hitlist29 Jan 2007
Stephen K Amos The genial and talented wag will be on Channel 4 soon talking about being both black and gay. Catch him now before he’s far too famous for the likes of us. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 1-Sat 3 Feb.
Chris Ware - comic review29 Jan 2007
WARPED HUMOUR The 17th volume of Chris Ware’s now self-published irregular comic continues the sad tale of Rusty Brown, a pre-pubescent dork who lives in a snowbound small town in America’s mid-west, where he stubbornly clings to his best friend, a…