Dane Baptiste

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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NextUp Relaunch Party review – Dane Baptiste and Josie Long back at the mic
Seven comedians, including Priya Hall and Chloe Petts, marked the reopening of theatres with some slick live sets

Brian Logan

18, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Forecast is funny: the best comedy shows to stream this summer
The Edinburgh fringe may have been cancelled but there are plenty of online gigs to enjoy featuring Dane Baptiste, Ivo Graham, Sarah Millican and more

Brian Logan

12, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Comedy at the Covid Arms review – the perfect formula for lockdown standup
Consummate host Kiri Pritchard-McLean sets the stage for Frankie Boyle and others in a show with true comedy-club feel

Brian Logan

07, Jun, 2020 @11:51 AM

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Lockdown laughs: where to watch online comedy
The comedy industry is in crisis and we could all do with hearing a few jokes. Here’s a guide to the virtual gigs you can enjoy this week

Chris Wiegand

01, Jun, 2020 @2:08 PM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Standups on tour: ‘Why have I left my kids to stay in a rat-infested garret?’
How do comics survive life on the road? They rob their minibars, turn roadies into bird-watchers – and read The Da Vinci Code

Interviews by Tim Jonze and Jenny Stevens

20, Feb, 2018 @5:19 PM

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From scissor attacks to diabetes improv: comedians' weirdest gigs
Lucy Porter caused a breakup. Romesh Ranganathan did a diabetes panel show. And Clive Anderson was attacked with scissors. Comics relive their worst moments on stage

16, Aug, 2017 @10:00 AM

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The must-see standup of summer 2017: Daniel Kitson, Sara Pascoe, Rob Delaney and more
The star of Catastrophe brings carnality, the elusive Kitson attempts to ‘alter language’, Sara Pascoe goes dating, while Hannah Gadsby goes out with a bang

Brian Logan

13, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Seriously funny: the new comedy agents steering standups' careers
An alternative style of artist management is helping talents such as James Acaster and Dane Baptiste take a long-game approach. Rule No 1? Be nice

Ben Williams

31, Jan, 2017 @5:19 PM

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Laughing gear: the best live comedy to start 2017
Hilarity to come this year includes Bridget Christie battering Brexit, Sue Perkins’ post-Bake Off trip to Leicester comedy festival and a breathtaking bout of escapology

Brian Logan

07, Jan, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Move over Mrs Brown: comedians prefer Alan Partridge and Fawlty Towers
Gold TV has polled the professionals about their favourite comedy. But even the funniest of the funny can’t easily be reduced to scenes and one-liners

Brian Logan

04, Jan, 2017 @1:06 PM

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