Tim Vine

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Tim Vine announces UK and Ireland tour of new show Sunset Milk Idiot, get tickets

1 May 2018

Rapid joke teller takes his latest show across the country, with punchlines left right and centre

Tim Vine has announced a massive tour of the UK and Ireland for 2018, with tickets on sale at 10am on Wed 2 May. The 'punslinger' is set to perform his latest show Sunset Milk Idiot at London's Eventim Apollo this month, and following that he'll take…

Tim Vine to play London's Eventim Apollo in 2018, here's how to get tickets

27 Sep 2017

Punslinger takes his recent show Sunset Milk Idiot to the Apollo on Fri 11 May

Tim Vine has announced a show at London's Eventim Apollo on Fri 11 May 2018. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Thu 28 Sep. Bringing his 2017 Edinburgh Festival show Sunset Milk Idiot to the Apollo, Vine will deliver his signature one-liners, homemade…

Best and worst of live comedy DVDs

15 Dec 2016

A live comedy DVD could cheer anyone up this Christmas. That's if you plump for new releases from the likes of Joe Lycett, Billy Connolly and Richard Herring

A few years back, there was a regular quip about contemporary comedy that many acts had their 'dead dad' show. It might not be an especially new phenomenon, but this year could well be the time of the 'dead-tired dad' live comedy DVD. Richard Herring…

Tim Vine and Ardal O'Hanlon announced for The Wrestling II

29 Jul 2013

The comedy-fighting extravaganza returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

The organisers behind The Wrestling II, the second instalment of the comedians-versus-wrestlers spectacular, have just kicked their hype machine into overdrive by announcing Ardal O'Hanlon and Tim Vine as rival team captains. 'Coach' O'Hanlon will be…

Tim Vine rejected Dancing on Ice

14 Feb 2013

TV gossip

Tim Vine once turned down an offer to do 'Dancing on Ice'. The 45-year-old comedian - who is to star in 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief' - refused to take part in the ITV talent show because he was worried about injuring his tall frame, but he would…

Lee Mack sheds two stone before strip scene

13 Apr 2012

TV Gossip

Lee Mack lost two stone because he was so worried about his naked scene on 'Not Going Out'. The 43-year-old comedian - who stars alongside Tim Vine, Sally Bretton and Katy Wix on the BBC One sitcom - ate mince and onions for breakfast for "two…

The best comedy DVDs to give as Christmas presents in 2011

7 Dec 2011

Tim Vine, Tommy Tiernan and Richard Herring among highlights

What does it say about America that ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is among that nation’s top earning comedians? In 2009, Forbes.com placed him third behind Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock, having banked an estimated $30m. In response, an astonished Dunham…

Edinburgh Comedy Award 2011 shortlist

25 Aug 2011

Plus the 10 funniest jokes from the Fringe

The shortlist for the 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been announced. Nominations for best comedy show and for best newcomer. The winners will be announced on Saturday 27th August.

Tim Vine: Joke-a-motive

25 Aug 20103 stars

Quickfire pun-slinging and silly songs

You know what to you expect going into a Tim Vine show: the man has built a reputation on the rapid-fire delivery of one-liners, even going so far as to secure a Guinness World Record for the most jokes told in an hour (although we should mention that…

Tim Vine delivers the Fringe's best one-liner

25 Aug 2010

Pannel of judges votes on best, and worst, cracks of the festival

Comedy shows are a great place to try out a new one-liner and this has turned Edinburgh into the genre's Petri dish. While many experimentations end up botched, quite a few can be certified gold. Some of the performers even managed to get jokes onto…

Tim Vine brings Joke-amotive to Fringe

3 Aug 2010

Q&A with comedian dubbed King of the Pun

King of the pun, Vine, once held the record for the most jokes told in an hour. Currently enjoying a slower pace of life, he discusses darts and paying too much for flower seeds