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The Samuel Beckett estate is notoriously fussy about how his plays are presented, but it has allowed comedians Tom Stourton and Tom Palmer – aka sketch comedy act Totally Tom – to revitalise 'Waiting for Godot' for a new generation. Alice Jones meets the duo
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Working for the comedian and singer Frank Sidebottom was an education and an oddly profound experience, recalls a one-time member of his backing band
17 April 2014 07:40 PM
Collier's appearance at a comedy show on the eve of International Women's Day was cancelled because they had "too many women" on the bill
16 April 2014 11:30 PM
War? What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Although I suppose you could say that it has inspired a fine seam of sitcoms down the decades. Some of the finest - from the enduring daftness of Dad’s Army to the wisecracking M*A*S*H, to the best war comedy ever written, the peerless, poignant Blackadder Goes Forth.
12 April 2014 12:00 AM
Sophisticated men with style used to wear a fez as part of their luxury smoking garb. Cooper transformed it into a comedy prop
Bill Bailey compares Labour leader Ed Miliband to ‘a plastic bag caught in a tree’: ‘No one knows how he got up there and no one can be bothered to get him down’
11 April 2014 05:04 PM
You can always count on Bill Bailey for a disparaging political comparison.
11 April 2014 03:55 PM
Thirty years after his death on stage, the shambolic, superb comedian Tommy Cooper is being brought back to life on screen
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