Comedy

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Seth Meyers on January 6 testimony: ‘Even Fox News seemed dazed by how devastating it was’
Late-night hosts discuss the damning testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson and the chilling fallout from the end of Roe v Wade

Guardian staff

30, Jun, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Colbert on January 6: Trump ‘knew he wasn’t the one they wanted to attack’
Late-night hosts recap more shocking details from the January 6 hearings and blast GOP attempts to deflect from the consequences of ending Roe v Wade

Guardian staff

29, Jun, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Beyond The Comic Strip: what does ‘alternative comedy’ mean in 2022?
A scene that started as a counter to straight standup at the end of the 1970s is still hard to peg – but it’s much more than just weird stuff that doesn’t work on telly

Rachael Healy

29, Jun, 2022 @11:11 AM

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Three things with Felicity Ward: ‘We dressed up, learnt a lip-sync, and performed it for our parents’
In our weekly interview about objects, the comedian recounts her childhood antics imitating Prince, and her adolescence as a Weezer fan

As told to Katie Cunningham

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Trevor Noah on end of Roe v Wade: ‘A horrifying thing to be faced with’
Late-night hosts respond to the supreme court overturning 50 years of precedent and criticize Democratic leadership’s performative response

Guardian staff

28, Jun, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Patrick Kielty: Borderline review – cautionary Northern Irish tales
At a crisis point for his country, Kielty’s ‘module on borders’ is warm and engaging, though his even-handedness dims some of the laughter

Brian Logan

28, Jun, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Arrest that joke! A history of gags so offensive that punters called the cops
Standup Joe Lycett has revealed that he was reported to police for one of his routines. From Sacha Baron Cohen to Jo Brand, our writer looks at what happens when laughter and the law collide

Brian Logan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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John Oliver on end of Roe v Wade: ‘We’re in uncharted territory’
The Last Week Tonight host blasts the ‘absolutely horrifying’ supreme court ruling and digs into the US south-west’s drought

Adrian Horton

27, Jun, 2022 @3:39 PM

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The Balance review – film about Muslim entertainers treads a fine line
The rise of an Islamic arts industry is celebrated by its screen, music and comedy stars, but the view rarely strays beyond a western perspective

Phil Hoad

27, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Isy Suttie: ‘I was like: are they just here to see Dobby?’
The actor, writer, musician, podcaster and comedian is returning to standup after overwork and parenthood left her burnt out. She discusses motherhood, Fomo and life after Peep Show

Rachel Aroesti

27, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Chris McGlade review – working-class scourge of wokeness
McGlade pours his heart and soul into the show but his picture of a golden age of working-class racial harmony is a stretch

Brian Logan

26, Jun, 2022 @10:48 AM

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Stephen Colbert on the latest January 6 hearing: ‘A chilling and criminally insane portrait’
Late-night hosts debrief Thursday’s hearing, which focused on Trump’s efforts to pressure the justice department

Guardian staff

24, Jun, 2022 @3:36 PM

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