Preview: Andy Zaltzman at The Atkinson, Southport

The highly respected comedian comes to Southport in January, and Alan Parry tells you why you should be excited. 

The League of Gentlemen – A Return To Royston Vasey

Ahead of The League of Gentlemen’s TV return and UK tour, Alan Parry looks at the legacy of one of British comedy’s darkest gems. 

Impropriety Interview: “Improv is mainly based on trust”

Having recently staged improvised soap opera The Happening, comedy troupe Impropriety talk to Sean Broadhurst  about how it came into being and the art behind improv.

Preview: Jim Jeffries at the Manchester Apollo

The Australian comedian takes a break from his popular late night show to tour the UK. Alan Parry reports. 

Paul Foot: Laughterhouse, Liverpool

In the perfect surroundings of the Laughterhouse, Alan Parry finds Paul Foot reminiscent of Robin Williams in his pomp. 

Paul Foot Interview: “What if Spiderman was a right bigot?”

Alan Parry quizzes comedian Paul Foot on his wacky inspiration, ties, politics, piglets and more ahead of his live show at Liverpool’s Slaughter House. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival: Laughter Locker, Everyman Bistro

The only all-female line-up at the Liverpool Comedy Festival, Sean Broadhurst took in Laughter Locker and found it a refreshing antidote to a male dominated industry. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival: Greg Davies, Empire Theatre

Greg Davies brought his You Magnificent Beast tour to Liverpool Comedy Festival, and Alan Parry found a man with the energy of a man half his age. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival: Cabaret From The Shadows

As part of Liverpool Comedy Festival Vicky Pea attends her first Cabaret show, with a twist. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival: Impropriety Presents The Happening

An improvised spoof soap opera? Why not? Sean Broadhurst takes in episode one of Impropriety’s The Happening. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival Set To Spread Giggles And Guffaws Across The City

The 16th Liverpool Comedy Festival kicks off this week with 150 shows across 18 venues.