The New York Comedy Circuit, The Independent, 19th March 2004

Spotlight: The New York Comedy Circuit By Julian Hall Friday, 19 March 2004 New York has had a cold winter. So cold that, according to the comedian Ben Bailey, everyone in the city looked as if they were homeless, wearing at least three coats and having permanently runny noses. Though the advent of spring onContinue reading “The New York Comedy Circuit, The Independent, 19th March 2004”

Warwick, The University of Comedy, The Guardian, 17th January 2004

Alexei Sayle, one of the grandfathers of modern stand-up comedy, and now a successful writer, recently lamented that modern comedians perform as if they have graduated from the “university of comedy”. He could have been talking about Warwick University. Though offering no performance degrees as such, Warwick has an active drama and cabaret scene, anContinue reading “Warwick, The University of Comedy, The Guardian, 17th January 2004”