Comedy

10 December 2014

The war on banter is killing comedy

Comedians’ crusade against Dapper Laughs is coming back to haunt them.

5 September 2014

After Joan, who’ll slaughter the sacred cows now?

Peculiarly in this PC era, Rivers treated her audience as grown-ups.

18 August 2014

Al Murray: ‘My audience isn’t thick’

The Pub Landlord talks to spiked about snobbery on the comedy scene.

10 June 2014

Rik Mayall: the people’s poet is dead

In the role of The Young Ones' Rick, Mayall was responsible for one of the great creations of postwar British comedy.