Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.
19 September 2014 06:06 PM
As the response to the Manchester Dogs' Home has proven, we're still a generous nation, despite what the critics say
12 September 2014 05:53 PM
My generation seems to measure out its life in new smartphone releases
12 September 2014 05:00 PM
Scherfig’s Oxford feels as authentic as Woody Allen’s London – ie not at all
05 September 2014 05:15 PM
"My face has been tucked in more than a bedsheet at the Holiday Inn"
04 September 2014 05:40 PM
The 55-year-old launches new stand-up night for 'the been there, done that, got the mortgage' generation
29 August 2014 05:45 PM
(Send your answer to the dolts at Better Together)
21 August 2014 03:44 PM
Comedy Award judge Alice Jones profiles this year's nominees
21 August 2014 03:17 PM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: The show picks up where last year's What Would Beyonce Do left off
20 August 2014 03:18 PM
They are the kind of comedy shows to make timid audience members yearn for the days when interaction meant a bit of banter about their hometown or haircut; the kind which elevate mocking the crowd into an artform, and come with a delirium-inducing dose of fear that it could be you.
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'
19 August 2014 07:29 PM
Writing one-liners is a serious business.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more