Category: Comedy

It’s no laughing matter

The news broke this week that female comedian Amy Schumer had a heckler removed from her show by security after they continually disrupted the set. It seems some people can’t draw the line between a friendly outburst and verbal abuse....

/ 13th October 2015

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

Netflix: The best stand-up for free

We all love a bit of stand-up but as a student sometimes the tickets can be a pain for our wallets, however never fear I have a solution. When packing for university one of the must haves is a Netflix...

/ 24th September 2015

Comedy festivals

Festival season is fast approaching which means that there are many opportunities to see some great comedy over the summer months. Many of the big music festivals also have comedy stages and, although comedy doesn’t always lend itself to the...

/ 30th April 2015

Comedy podcasts

Supporting live comedy is obviously something that I encourage everyone to do. Don’t be satisfied with watching it on TV, where there’s none of the atmosphere or spontaneity. If you’ve never seen live comedy, then look at the gig guide...

/ 23rd April 2015

Russell Brand and Matt Morgan return

When I was 12, radio seemed like a bit of an old person’s thing. I never really listened to it. Then I was bored one night and decided to see if there was anything on the radio. I stumbled upon...

/ 15th April 2015

DMU Comedy Sitcom Shortlisted for Award

Halls, the radio sitcom created by DMU’s Matt Watts, has been shortlisted for the culture section of the Midlands Media Awards for Students (MMAStudent awards.) Which is really nice. The sitcom was made up of six episodes with the first...

/ 9th April 2015

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