The follow-up to Richard Herring's Talking Cock, Can I Have My Ball Back? is an honest, moving, funny book about the most serious of subjects.
Fancy a laugh? Tickle your funny bone with these stand-up gigs, interviews and festivals.
Peter Brush shines at the QUAY STREET STUDIO COMEDY CLUB in Cardigan
“I can still go back to acting but comedy is my favourite” – From one stage to another, MAISIE ADAM climbs the standup ladder with BUZZED
Maisie Adam is one of the more talked-about names on the UK circuit. You can see her new show Buzzed at Cardiff Glee Club this month.
DANIEL HOWELL gets candid about depression & the end of the world in solo comedy show WE’RE ALL DOOMED!
In 2015, I attended Dan & Phil’s The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire show in this venue, being a superfan of the YouTuber duo. Seven years later, Daniel Howell …
“At least we’ll have a laugh before going up in flames” – we’re all in it together with DANIEL HOWELL
A big wheel among UK YouTubers, Daniel Howell is capable of flexing his comedy chops in meatspace as well, and on his world tour that’s what he’ll be doing.
Ahead of a live show at Green Man festival this month, The Breakup Monologues author Rosie Wilby talks with Ewa Pałka about her podcast, book and the science of heartbreaks.
“By the time I get to Cardiff, it’ll be show 190” – RHOD GILBERT’s never-ending tour is… coming to its end
Welsh comic A-lister Rhod Gilbert shelved the standup lifestyle. Then he returned to it with his new show, The Book Of John, which started all the way back in 2019 and is finally wrapping up.
Sandi Toksvig’s post-lockdown tour Next Slide, Please is named after Chris Whitty’s catchphrase from the daily COVID briefings. However, Sandi’s slides were full of joy, silliness and fun.
There aren’t many comedians whose live shows come with virulent content warnings - Bianca Del Rio is one of them, and the Cardiff stopoff of her Unsanitized tour is suitably filthy.
Al Murray, aka the Pub Landlord, has returned to the fray post-lockdown to mull the topics of the day, with two south Wales dates on a big UK tour.
“I’d never cancel tour dates to film a TV show” – BIANCA DEL RIO on her mega world tour, DRAG RACE ‘winners’ season
In between a tight schedule for her biggest comedy tour yet (coming to Cardiff in May), Bianca Del Rio talks post-pandemic comedy, All Stars 7, and her unexpected love of Greggs.
“The only bread roll thrown at me was an act of love” – NISH KUMAR on politics, comedy & doughy heckles
Familiar TV face, ideological lightning rod and sound geezer Nish Kumar is in the midst of a very long tour, titled Your Power, Your Control, which visits Brecon and Cardiff over Easter.
“We’re terrible at improv – luckily, musical theatre stuck!” – sisters FLO & JOAN on finding their comedy niche
Musical comedy duo - and sisters - Flo & Joan are set to tinker the ivories (and funny bones) at the Sherman in Cardiff. Carl Marsh finds out how they found their singing voices.
“The UK is having an existential crisis I can’t see it survive” – comedian Mark Thomas on Wales, nationalism, BLM… oh, and his new show
One of the least compromising comedians in the UK, Mark Thomas doesn't mince his words speaking to David Griffiths about Welsh culture, English nationalism, BLM and, eventually, his new show.
From theatre to comedy to dance to musicals, we've rounded up our favourite stage shows in Wales over 2021.
What is normal anymore? As comedian Bill Bailey tells Carl Marsh, his new tour - coming to Cardiff this month - attempts to answer this possibly un-answerable question.
Continuing his return to comedy, superstar Tim Minchin is back with, well, Back Encore, hitting Motorpoint Arena Cardiff next week.
Though billed as a comedy, The Tigerface Show at Newport's Riverfront left Lynda Nash feeling far from amused.
Quick-witted with punchy delivery, Jayde Adams kept the jokes coming at Cardiff's Glee Club before you had chance to laugh off the previous.
Remember glamorous Lancashire clairvoyant Clinton Baptiste on Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights? What were all that about? About to visit Cardiff as part of an extensive UK tour, that’s what, with the character having taken on a life of its own – recently in the podcast ‘medium’ and now once again in the live setting. Carl Marsh hopped on the psychic hotline.