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Russell Brand – Re:Birth | Live Review

Russell Brand – Re:Birth | Live Review **** St. David’s Hall, Cardiff Wed 11 Nov Russell Brand wants us to know that he is no longer a sexual pirate, a “fuckaneer”. Gone are the days of his heroin-fuelled philandering.  He has evolved beyond his carnal compulsions thanks to the birth of his first child, Mabel, […]

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YIANNI AGISILAOU | INTERVIEW

YIANNI AGISILAOU | INTERVIEW

YIANNI AGISILAOU | INTERVIEW What’s the greatest TV series of all time? Game of Thrones? Corrie? Not according to comedian Yianni Agisilaou. He reckons it’s the mighty Simpsons. “It’s the writing,” he says. “Incredible, sharp, satirical and perfectly placed into the mouths of wonderful characters.” After debuting in The Tracey Ullman Show, the bright-yellow dysfunctional […]

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NICK HELM | COMEDY INTERVIEW

NICK HELM | COMEDY INTERVIEW

Comedian Nick Helm, star of TV’s Uncle and Eat Your Heart Out brings his There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me, That I Haven’t Done To Myself show to The Glee Club in Cardiff next month. Chris Andrews caught up with Nick for a chat. You’re due to play the Glee Club in Cardiff next month as […]

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TOM STADE | COMEDY INTERVIEW

TOM STADE | COMEDY INTERVIEW

Corrie David speaks with comedian Tom Stade about his new show I Swear and taking offense. What can we expect from I Swear, apart from the obvious? We’re going to show the similarities and differences between ages 70 to 20, it’s amazing how many similarities there are. It depends on how you talk to people, 20 […]

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JON RICHARDSON – OLD MAN | REVIEW

JON RICHARDSON – OLD MAN | REVIEW

JON RICHARDSON – OLD MAN | REVIEW St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, Thursday 29th September & Sunday 1st October When a man begins his almost 2 hour comedy gig with a bit about cardigans, you know you’re in for a good night. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’s Jon Richardson came to Cardiff on Thursday […]

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JON RICHARDSON | COMEDY INTERVIEW

JON RICHARDSON | COMEDY INTERVIEW

Probably most well-known for his appearances on 8 Out of 10 Cats, comedian Jon Richardson is embarking on his latest stand-up tour (including Venue Cymru, Llandudno 21st September and St David’s Hall 28th September and 1st October). Lucy Menon caught up with him to find out more about the show and how much of a […]

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QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

St David’s Hall, Cardiff Fri 1 Sept The ever-growing popularity of the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race has brought many past contestants and winners to Cardiff, and a chance to catch a whole bunch of them in one show is an opportunity no die-hard fan could afford to miss. The ensemble shows previously seen in Cardiff […]

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CARRI MUNN: CARDIFF MINGER OF THE WORLD | STAGE PREVIEW

CARRI MUNN: CARDIFF MINGER OF THE WORLD | STAGE PREVIEW

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Fri 1 + Sat 2 Sept Essentially a tightened, reworked version of her sell-out performance during the Cardiff Comedy Festival in 2016, Carri Munn returns to present once again her stand-up show Cardiff Minger Of The World. By the very nature of the performance’s title, and being seemingly based around her […]

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STIFYN PARRI | STAGE INTERVIEW

STIFYN PARRI | STAGE INTERVIEW

‘They will never have read this anywhere, they will never have seen it in the press, they will never have seen it in the news. They’re stories that only I know, and having worked with all the big stars, I get to know anything’. Already faced with the highly ambitious feat of performing an unscripted […]

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DANIEL SIMONSEN | INTERVIEW

DANIEL SIMONSEN | INTERVIEW

“I joined the student theatre in Bergen as a way to try to get over stage fright, and that eventually led to me trying standup,” starts Norwegian comedian Daniel Simonsen. “I think the Norwegian comedy scene is very good. It’s small but there’s lots of talent and many people I know can make a decent […]

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