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Comedy

‘What if I’ve forgotten what words are?’: Comics on stand-up’s return

Life without an IRL audience is no joke for stand-ups. With proper gigs finally on the horizon, comedians tell us about how they’re preparing

TV

Back of the net: how Alan Partridge stayed funny for 30 years

Jurassic Park! Alan Partridge returns to our screens this week, three decades since he was first created

Comedy

My comedy hero: stand-up stars on the comedians who inspire them

Some much needed laughs are on their way thanks to the BBC’s Festival of Funny. We asked its stars to share their stand-up faves

Comedy

Comedy is in crisis, no joke - but venues and comics are fighting back

The industry has always trodden its own path, but now it needs support

Comedy

London’s comedy clubs on their fight for survival during Covid-19

From filming DIY sitcoms to hosting socially distanced stand-up gigs, we speak to the capital's grassroots comedy clubs about life under lockdown