Comedy

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On my radar: Richard Osman’s cultural highlights
The gameshow maestro and bestselling novelist on AJ Tracey’s rhymes, the newfound joys of Radio 3, and longing for the return of live comedy

Alice Fisher

15, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online
From live streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

15, May, 2021 @11:11 AM

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Kimmel on the pipeline hack: ‘If you mess with America you will get $5m’
Late-night hosts discuss the ransomware attack, the CDC’s new no-mask guidance and GOP fealty to Trump

Adrian Horton

14, May, 2021 @3:21 PM

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From Lady Gaga to Malala: the bizarre Friends reunion guestlist in full
Alongside the pop star and the activist, David Beckham, James Corden and Justin Bieber will feature in an upcoming HBO special. Could it be any more random?

Stuart Heritage

14, May, 2021 @10:30 AM

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‘The diversity of the industry will be hit’: NextUp founder on the impact of Covid on comedy
With comedy venues reopening in England and Scotland, Sarah Henley discusses the effect of the pandemic, online audiences and being a woman in male-dominated sectors

Anne Cassidy

14, May, 2021 @7:17 AM

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Seth Meyers: for today’s Republican party, ‘living in reality is considered heresy’
Late-night hosts react to the GOP’s purge of Liz Cheney for not holding to Trump’s big lie about a stolen election

Adrian Horton

13, May, 2021 @3:24 PM

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‘Stop drinking fake coffee!’ Your most annoying things about TV
We asked you to name your pet peeves of the small screen. Here are the things that rile you up – from empty cups to far too easy parking

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

13, May, 2021 @2:58 PM

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From Les Dennis to Valkyries – ENO announces reduced new season
After 19 months closed, the opera company under new artistic director Annilese Miskimmon will open with HMS Pinafore in a season that features the first in a new Ring Cycle, and the Handmaid’s Tale

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

12, May, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Trevor Noah to Israel: ‘When you have this much power, what is your responsibility?’
Late-night hosts discuss the surge in violence between Israel and Palestine, a scandalous report about Trump’s Secret Service and Jeff Bezos’s super-yacht

Adrian Horton

12, May, 2021 @3:49 PM

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'You’re toxic!' Can TV shows survive when their star becomes a scandal?
From Jeffrey Tambor to Joss Whedon, high-profile accusations of improper behaviour are a minefield for TV makers – especially if the A-listers go rogue

Rachel Aroesti

12, May, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Stephen Colbert: ‘The only GOP purity test is loyalty to Mayor McTreason’
Late-night hosts recap the Republican war, Arizona’s election audit, and Caitlyn Jenner running for California governor

Adrian Horton

11, May, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Marcel Stellman obituary
Record producer and lyricist known for Tulips from Amsterdam who brought the TV show Countdown to the UK

Spencer Leigh

10, May, 2021 @5:06 PM

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