Comedians

Can ancient Greek comedians tell us how to leave the EU?

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Since comedians these days seem to be the authorities on all matters spiritual and temporal (puts on funny voice, knife-crime…

Isn’t it puke-inducing being lectured about poverty by millionaire comics?

28 May 2016 9:00 am

Going Forward (BBC4, Thursdays) is a BBC comedy about the continuing adventures of Kim Wilde, the fat, cynical but lovable…

Celebrating the red dawn among the Corbynistas of north London

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Victory hasn’t stopped the vitriol among the lefties of north London

Deviation and double entendre

17 March 2012 10:00 am

If there’s anything full-time novelists hate more than a celebrity muscling in on their turf, it’s the celebrity doing such…

Lords of laughter

1 January 2011 12:00 am

Great actors and great sportsmen now almost expect a knighthood. Why are great comedians limited to lesser honours?