Tag: DLCF

DMU Comedy Society at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2015

Remember Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2015? How could you forget! DMU Comedy Society performed once again in their stand-up showcase ‘Gagging for Attention’. The show was at the Cookie on the ast day of the festival: 22nd February. If you...

/ 1st April 2015

Geoff’s Leicester Comedy Festival

For the last twenty two years, Geoff Rowe has organised the Leicester Comedy Festival. Organising a comedy festival doesn’t get old – after twenty two years he still finds the job exciting. The nerves are gone now though, perhaps that’s...

/ 4th March 2015

‘Farts and UKIP’ – An Interview with Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee is a stand-up comedian known for his anti-populist, deconstructive approach to stand-up, his nonchalant delivery and his undulating repetition. He is also an author, director and columnist. He has a BBC Two stand-up series called Stewart Lee’s Comedy...

/ 26th February 2015

DLCF Daily Comedy Guide: 20th – 22nd February

Friday 20th February Bobby Mair’s Edinburgh 2014 show was one of the most memorable shows I’ve ever attended. When I desperately needed the toilet half an hour in, I happened to be sitting in the centre of the front …

/ 19th February 2015

Daniel Nicholas: Reverb

February and August are the busiest times of the year for me, with the latter being the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. And the Former being Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, at this point in the year a lot of comedians are …

/ 17th February 2015

DLCF – Daily Comedy Festival Guide: 17th – 19th February

Tuesday 17th February After Eric Lampaert had to unfortunately cancel his show at DLCF last year, he has returned! He promises to talk about homosexual meteorology and neurotic erotica. He also does a fantastic impression of a ring wraith.…

/ 16th February 2015

DLCF Daily Comedy Guide: 11th – 13th February

Wednesday 11th February The winner of Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show 2012 and the handsome one from Derek  brings his stand-up show to the festival. You’ve got to respect a well executed, if sinister sounding, Manic Street …

/ 10th 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

Holding out for a Hero: An Interview with Bob Slayer

Bob Slayer has a pretty incredible CV. He was a jockey before he broke his back. He’s managed tours for the Bloodhound Gang, Electric Eel Shock and Snoop Dogg. He was a stunt rider, medieval knight and a jouster in...

/ 28th January 2015

Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Line-Up Announced

  The line-up for Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2015 has been announced. The annual festival takes place in February and this year it will run from the 4th to the 22nd. The festival, now in its 21…

/ 3rd December 2014