Comedy

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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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Man vs Bee review – Rowan Atkinson channels Bean and Baldrick in his new slapstick sitcom
The actor is at his comic best as an accident-prone housesitter who goes on a rage spree and destroys a high-tech home in an epic battle

Stuart Jeffries

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Big Hit review – feelgood prison comedy as convicts do Beckett
A curmudgeonly actor helps prisoners put on a production of Waiting for Godot in Emmanuel Courcol’s predictable drama

Leslie Felperin

24, Jun, 2022 @7:27 AM

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The Man from Toronto review – dull Kevin Hart Netflix caper
The anodyne action comedy, which sees the star buddied up with Woody Harrelson as a hitman, is competently made but lacks humour

Adrian Horton

24, Jun, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Seth Meyers on Trump’s inner circle: ‘These people are such bad scam artists’
Late-night hosts discuss Trump staffers’ evidence-less plan to overturn the election, and the bipartisan gun control bill set to pass Congress

Guardian staff

23, Jun, 2022 @3:01 PM

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Travis Jay review – a loose, likable set about fathers and sons
The comedian’s troubled relationship with his ‘alpha dad’ is under scrutiny in this enjoyable show of (mostly) new material

Brian Logan

23, Jun, 2022 @2:47 PM

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TV tonight: an epic clash of the Taskmaster titans
The season winners of series six to 10 tackle more nonsensical challenges. Plus: Motherland’s Anna Maxwell Martin delves into her family history. Here’s what to watch this evening

Graeme Virtue, Henry Wong, Danielle De Wolfe and Jack Seale

23, Jun, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Minions: The Rise of Gru review – feeble origin story hopefully lays franchise to rest
This fifth instalment in the Despicable Me animation series spirals back to 1976 and a stolen mega-powerful amulet but the plot is perfunctory and it runs on the faintest of fumes

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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