Category Archives: Comedy Reviews 2015

Coel’s Chewing Gum leaves a bad taste in the mouth

Chewing Gum TV Rating: * E4 October 2015 So E4 have re-commissioned a second series of Michaela Coel’s ‘Chewing Gum’.  What were they thinking? Normally I would be pleased for a new young writer being commissioned for a second series. … Continue reading

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Deaf Jam Comedy – Better than the 1940’s?

The Comedy Bunker Star rating: **** Ruislip Golf Course West Ruislip Middlesex Thursday 17th December 2015 Greetings. Thanks for passing by to read this review.  In case you’re new to this blog, before you read any further, I think there … Continue reading

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No to Donald Trump – HaLOL

Star rating: **** HaLOL Christmas Comedy Special Comedy Cafe Theatre London EC2 Monday 14th December 2015 A Kenyan-Indian, Pakistani, an Australian, an Eyptian, a Palestinian and a Somalian walk into a bar. Unfortunately this is not the set up for … Continue reading

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No Laughing Matter III – ITV News can’t tell the difference between Sir Lenny Henry and Ainsley Harriot

Sir Lenny Henry received his knighthood from the Queen today at Windsor Castle. Many congratulations to Sir Lenny Henry for that great achievement. It’s just a great shame that despite being in show business for 40 years the country’s biggest … Continue reading

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All About the Bants: Review

All About The Bants Star rating: **** ITV 2 Sunday 1st November 2015     All about the Bants was all about the hidden surprises for a number of people unwittingly becoming stars or rather victims of Tinchy Stryder’s hidden … Continue reading

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Ty and Ky Show review

The Ky & Ty Show Star rating: * ITV 2 Sunday 1st November 2015 The Ty and Ky show is a 22 minute comedy sketch show pilot featuring cousins Tyrone-Lee Davis and Kieran Shekoni. It was the first of a … Continue reading

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A Penny Arcade for your thoughts: Longing Lasts Longer review

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer Star rating: *** Soho Theatre – Below London W1 Review date: Saturday 21st November 2015 Penny Arcade has a lot she wants to get off her chest. You might have gathered that by the promotional … Continue reading

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Loyiso Gola goes for goal in London: Tall Tales review

Loyiso Gola: Tall Tales Star rating: **** Soho Theatre – Upstairs London W1 Review date: Saturday 21st November 2015 Tall tales was the title of one of South Africa’s biggest, make that tallest, comedy star’s, Loyiso Gola’s, first show here … Continue reading

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The Pranksterz are upon on us

Pranksterz Star rating: *** ITV 2 Monday 2nd November 2015 You wait 19 years for a replacement to the much loved stand up comedy and sketch show ‘The Real McCoy’ then, a bit like waiting for a bus, 4 new … Continue reading

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Comedy Gold unearthed in The Comedy Basement

The Comedy Basement Star rating: *** ITV 2 Monday 2nd November 2015 You wait 19 years for a replacement to the much loved stand up comedy and sketch show ‘The Real McCoy’ then, like waiting for a bus, 4 new … Continue reading

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