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Interview with Matt Roper: Wilfredo on Stage / Wilfredo on Film: A Celebration

June 28, 2013 |
Freshly touching down back in the UK after a highly praised appearance at the recent Cape Town Comedy Festival, the wonderful singing superstar of international repute – the wonderful Wilfredo – is making a welcome return to Leicester Square. Read More

Tonight Matthew, Dan Renton Skinner Will Be Mr. Winchester

June 25, 2013 |

In brief:

Dan Skinner AKA Angelos Epithimious will be taking a brand new character to Edinburgh this year going by the name of Mr. Winchester starring in a show entitled “Classic Entertainment”. Read More

Last Days to Enter BBC New Comedy Award

June 25, 2013 |

The BBC Radio New Comedy Award is back with a vengeance for 2013 and you only have a few more days to prove you have what it takes to become the future face (and voice) of stand-up comedy. Read More

Comedy Cues #5:Felicity Ward – Irregardless

June 24, 2013 |

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2012 was certainly Felicity Ward’s year with her profoundly personal yet hilarious show The Hedgehog Dilemma which set both critics and audiences alight receiving a nomination, if not the award, at every major Australian festival. Read More

The Strange & Milford Show at The Sunderland Comedy Festival

June 19, 2013 |

Comedians Tim Strange and Luke Milford are currently putting the finishing touches to their unique brand of panel show which they intend to film with a view towards submitting it for TV pick up possibilities.

The panel show will be launched amidst this year’s Sunderland Comedy Festival, with the event held at the Arizona night club on July 7th from 4.30-5.30. Entry will cost punters the donation of their choice. Read More

This Is Your Trial Heads to the Fringe

May 8, 2013 |

This Is Your Laugh comedy nights will be venturing up to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time this year, going under the moniker of This Is Your Trial. The event organiser, David Allison, has so far planned five shows between the 5th and the 9th of August which will be staged at comedian Bob Slayer’s new Fringe venue, Bob’s Bookshop. The event is currently being financed by means of a Kickstarter crowdfunding page. and there are still a few days for you to help fund this great, unique comedy event so all help is more than worthwhile. Read More

Comedy Cues #1: Angela Barnes

April 19, 2013 |

Many a Comedy Chord reader and many of our writers are budding comedian so we took it upon ourselves to ask established comedians for tips of the trade that they have picked up on the circuit. We’ll be providing a series of these articles and hope all budding comedians find something of help here or that convinces them not to throw in the towel. Read More

Ricky Grover Does The Comedy Shuffle

April 9, 2013 |

Ricky Grover is best known for playing Andrew Cotton in Eastenders but he is back to remind us that he is also one of the funniest and well respected acts in comedy with the launch of his new Comedy Shuffle club. In a nod to his East London roots his new club is in London’s only super casino in Stratford. Read More

Colin Hoult/Bryan Medici Interview: Medici and The Holy Trinity Outtakes to Feature Heavily as DVD Extras

April 5, 2013 |

Colin Hoult has the amazing ability of swiching from one comedic character to another in the blink of an eyelid. Although famous for a plethora of personas, one that has gained him a great deal of critical acclaim recently was his hilarious portrayal of Warwick Davis’ spiritual adviser, Bryan Medici. Read More

Paul F Tompkins (Part Two): “My anger is saved for injustice”

April 5, 2013 |

Paul F Tompkins is an American stand-up comedian, voice-over artist, podcaster, actor and comedy writer – basically, a can-do-and-does-it-all kinda guy. He is currently doing his show “Crying and Driving” in London and Comedy Chords got a chance to chat to him to talk about his career, stand-up and future plans. Read More