24 August 2014 12:00 AM
The Saturday Miscellany: How to write a gag; James Sommerin's fridge; Roja Parfum; Caroline Bucci Twister NSPCC bracelet; YAWN
23 August 2014 12:00 AM
How to write a gag
21 August 2014 03:44 PM
Comedy Award judge Alice Jones profiles this year's nominees
19 August 2014 09:29 AM
Dave comedian wins with one-liner about his used hoover gathering dust
18 August 2014 08:04 PM
Television's retired attack dog spins a silver wheel in theatrical production
18 August 2014 05:45 PM
Monty Python fans hoping to hear their heroes turn the air blue were not looking on the bright side of life after the comedy legends’ farewell show, complaining that too much of the swearing had been taken out.
18 August 2014 03:00 PM
Alice Jones has noticed odd clusters of former careers among comedians
James Acaster, Recognise, Pleasance Courtyard, review: 'Superficially scattershot but also tight as a drum'
18 August 2014 10:27 AM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: 'Deadpan to a tee throughout'
Nancy Dell Olio: Rainbows from Diamonds, Gilded Balloon, review: 'Absolutely not fabulous enough, darling'
18 August 2014 10:10 AM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: 'A timid uneasy performer'
18 August 2014 09:51 AM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: 'This is Pascoe at her peak'
Sirens, Summerhall and Travesti, Pleasance Dome, reviews: 'Feminism is clearly having a moment in the limelight'
18 August 2014 09:41 AM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: 'Two shows tackle the question of what it's like to be a woman in oddly similar style'
16 August 2014 12:31 AM
'My dad's a proper family man... he’s got three of them'
15 August 2014 05:29 PM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: Wu won't be playing small rooms for long
15 August 2014 04:33 PM
The American comedian became famous for using her cancer diagnosis as part of her stand-up comedy routines
15 August 2014 12:04 PM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: A physically unabashed performance
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
ReviewThese heroes in a half shell should have been left in hibernation
- 1 Salisbury ranked seventh-best city in the world to visit in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015
- 2 Disney announces new female-led film Moana
- 3 Banksy has not been arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Breaking Bad season 6 is still not happening
Disney announces new female-led film Moana
Eight seconds of white noise is top of the Canadian iTunes chart because people love Taylor Swift that much
Fury, film review: Brad Pitt is intriguing as unsympathetic war hero
American Horror Story season 4, Fox - TV review: Sensitive, silly and sensational
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world