Julian has been the comedy critic for The Independent since 2003. He is also the author of The Rough Guide to British Cult Comedy, www.textualhealing.co.uk
Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes, Theatre Royal Brighton, comedy review: 'A rage against the machine'
26 June 2014 03:36 PM
It's French's life force, rather than her celebrity, that is under the spotlight
17 March 2014 09:17 AM
Wembley Arena, London
02 March 2014 06:03 PM
Miranda Hart: My, What I Call, Live Show Bournemouth International Centre
13 February 2014 01:37 PM
Ambassadors Theatre, London
29 January 2014 09:04 AM
Hexagon Theatre, Reading
28 January 2014 12:16 PM
Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill, London
22 January 2014 01:14 PM
Soho Theatre, London
03 January 2014 05:30 PM
Julian Hall picks this year’s must-see comedy
28 December 2013 12:00 AM
"Bo Burnham: What", Pleasance Grand, Edinburgh Fringe, August
09 December 2013 12:01 PM
The Forum, London
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'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness