Comedy

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Stand Up & Deliver review – will Shaun Ryder tickle your funny bone?
Five comedians mentor five celebrities – from a Tory peer to the Happy Mondays singer – in the art of live comedy for charity. Even when the jokes don’t land, it’s a laugh

Rebecca Nicholson

25, Feb, 2021 @10:05 PM

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Kelsey Grammer 'gleefully anticipates' reboot of Frasier
Actor will reprise his role in the return of one of television’s most successful sitcoms after 17 years

Mark Brown and Hannah J Davies

25, Feb, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Seth Meyers on pandemic winter: 'It’s like my soul has a hangnail'
Late-night hosts discuss aracial disparities in America’s vaccine rollout and Trump’s plea to Facebook to overturn his ban

Adrian Horton

25, Feb, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Frasier returns: Kelsey Grammer's comeback is loaded with risk
Can Grammer successfully reprise his role in the classic comedy as fastidious radio psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane?

Mark Lawson

25, Feb, 2021 @3:34 PM

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TV tonight: celebs are given two weeks to deliver a standup routine
Rev Richard Coles and other celebs are paired up with professional comics to test their comedy skills. Plus: the last of Back. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J Davies and Paul Howlett

25, Feb, 2021 @6:20 AM

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Trevor Noah on Republicans: 'Every year they make it 5% harder to vote'
Late-night hosts recap Republican efforts to restrict voting access and Biden’s speech mourning 500,000 Americans lost to Covid

Adrian Horton

24, Feb, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Golden Globes 2021: who will win – and who should win – the TV categories
Under renewed scrutiny over diversity and ethics, the 2021 Golden Globes appears poised to reward the Netflix megahits The Queen’s Gambit and The Crown

Adrian Horton

24, Feb, 2021 @7:31 AM

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Garth Marenghi: how the Edinburgh award winner found his Darkplace
Our series exploring the stage origins of hit comedies continues with the cult hospital horror show that scared up audiences to become a fringe sensation

Rachael Healy

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Odd couple: can a leftie comic teach a Tory baroness standup?
She used to chair the Conservatives. He used to perform in his underpants. Could Nick Helm turn Sayeeda Warsi into a comedian?

Michael Segalov

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stephen Colbert: 'When the going gets tough, Ted Cruz gets gone'
Late-night hosts skewer the Texas senator who traveled to Mexico while his constituents froze and the astronomical costs of the state’s free-market system

Adrian Horton

23, Feb, 2021 @4:17 PM

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From 24 to Atlanta: what to watch on Disney+'s Star
A fresh slew of classic TV shows may mark the moment the streaming service becomes a must-have. But what should you try first?

Stuart Heritage

23, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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John Oliver on the US meatpacking industry: 'Things are critical right now'
The Last Week Tonight host discussed the horrifying conditions that many workers across the US face in a controversial industry

Guardian staff

22, Feb, 2021 @4:06 PM

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