Comedy
comedy

Comedy

13 November 2017

Louis CK and the rise of Sexual Stalinism

Like a disgraced commissar, his work is scrubbed from the record.

27 September 2017

Mel Brooks and the philistinism of PC

Think edgy material has no place in comedy? Watch Blazing Saddles.

11 September 2017

Easily offended hecklers are ruining comedy

Even comedians are now being shouted at for being ‘offensive’.

18 August 2017

‘I’m never going to have an audience who looks like me’

Shazia Mirza on butt plugs, Brexit and breaking the rules.

17 August 2017

‘Total agreement is the end of thought’

The Majority at the National Theatre probes modern political activism.