Tag: comedians


It gets punnier every year

The UK pun championships kicked off to an impressive start this year as Lee Nelson hosted for the competitions 3rd year in a row. The unique thing about a competition based of the cringiest of humor is that the …

/ 15th February 2016

From the small stage to silver screen

With the release of Jack Whitehall’s new film, TheBad Education Movie, a spin-off from his hit comedy series of the same name, it’s come to my attention that he’s come incredibly far since he was nominated for best newcomer at...

/ 27th September 2015

Comedy free for all

Photo: Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Last year at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival there were 627 events in seventeen days across the City. This year promises to be bigger, better and funnier, but at what cost to the audience? Fortunately for...

/ 2nd February 2015

Standing up for female comedians

Photo: The Stylist It appears as though the age-old debate of ‘Women aren’t funny’ is still ongoing. So where does this assumption derive from? Interestingly, an evolutionary psychology theory proposes the notion that humour is competitively produced by males to...

/ 30th January 2015

Heroes of Fringe at Leicester Comedy Festival

On the 6th – 8th February Heroes are returning to Leicester to perform their award winning acts. 2014 was their first time running a venue at DLCF and they are confident that this year their show will become a …

/ 27th January 2015