Rose Matafeo

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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The week in TV: Viewpoint; Saved By a Stranger; This Time With Alan Partridge, Starstruck and more
ITV’s new drama proved memorable for all the wrong reasons; there were tears and thanks with Anita Rani; and Rose Matafeo’s sitcom delights

Euan Ferguson

02, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Starstruck review – Rose Matafeo’s millennial fairytale
Co-written by the standup and Alice Snedden, this series about a struggling twentysomething who has a one-night stand with a film star is both improbable and rather enjoyable

Lucy Mangan

25, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Starstruck: is Rose Matafeo’s show the best end-of-20s panic sitcom since Girls?
It might not break new ground. But this romantic comedy has extra polish, gemstone one-liners and ... Minnie Driver

Joel Golby

24, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Baby Done review – Rose Matafeo carries tinder-dry pregnancy comedy
The natural chemistry between Matafeo and Matthew Lewis keeps this chirpy New Zealand comedy on the road

Wendy Ide

24, Jan, 2021 @11:30 AM

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'Gloriously daft': Steve Martin at 75 by Sarah Silverman, Lucy Porter, David Baddiel and more
He’s a master of slapstick, a surrealist clown, the don of comic film roles from Roxanne to The Jerk. As he turns 75, comics including Reginald D Hunter and Rose Matafeo pay tribute to the hilarious majesty of Steve Martin

Paul Fleckney

11, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'I crack up every time': comedians' all-time favourite standup routines
Top comics pick the routines that make them howl with laughter, from Eddie Murphy on Rocky to Eddie Izzard on penknives and Michelle Wolf on women’s worst enemies

Interviews by Ben Williams

06, Apr, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Did you hear the one about the comedians sharing a flat at Edinburgh festival?
Performing at the fringe can cost a fortune – little wonder so many comics bunk in together. We drop in on Jon Richardson, Rose Matafeo and Josie Long, among others, to see how they live

Chris Wiegand

13, Aug, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Edinburgh fringe 2019: 10 essential shows
Jessie Cave’s intimate standup, a beatbox Frankenstein and a twist on the star-crossed lovers are among the Edinburgh shows we’ve previously reviewed. Here’s what we said …

Brian Logan, Miriam Gillinson, Mark Lawson, Mark Fisher, Judith Mackrell, Bridget Minamore and Lyndsey Winship

24, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Edinburgh award champ Rose Matafeo's Horndog is a comedy smash
The Kiwi standup thoroughly deserves her success with an uproarious, emotionally intimate and feminist show

Brian Logan

25, Aug, 2018 @3:31 PM

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Rose Matafeo wins Edinburgh best comedy show award
New Zealander’s show about sex and modern social mores scoops top comedy gong

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent and Veronica Lee

25, Aug, 2018 @1:27 PM

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The best shows at the Edinburgh festival 2018
Plan your fringe schedule with our roundup of the top comedy, theatre, dance, cabaret and kids’ shows, ordered by start time

Mark Fisher, Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Kate Wyver, Catherine Love, Chris Wiegand and Bridget Minamore

24, Aug, 2018 @11:38 AM

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