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Cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the Hammersmith Apollo. We talk about seeking connection, the protective shell of comedy, finding acceptance but to white standards, and why her tremendous debut poster was a literal collage of dick pics. ‘The good news is that Live at The Apollo will return bigger and brighter in 2021 for its 16th series, once again welcoming the cream of established and up-and-coming comedy stars to the Apollo stage.’ Published: 20 Jul 2020 See Alexei on tour now! www.comedianscomedian.com | @Comcompod, Filed Under: 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Age, Alcohol, Audiences, Australia, Billy Connolly, Bob Mills, Comedy, Conan, Eddie Izzard, Edinburgh, Fame, Festival, First Open Spot, Frank Skinner, Fringe, Gilded Balloon, Ian Cognito, Interview, Irish, Kevin Bridges, Live At The Apollo, Mainstream, Mental Health, Michael McIntyre, Micky Flanagan, Milton Jones, Observational Comedy, Omid Djallili, Onstage Persona, Perrier, Persona, Phil Ellis, Sean Lock, Stage Persona, Stand Up, Stephen Fry, Structure, Success, TV, TV Comedy, Worth, Writing, Flawless in delivery, bubbling over with jokes, and with something real and compassionate to say, Suzi Ruffell is at the peak of her powers. A spokesperson from the show, made by Open Mic Productions, said: ‘In light of the current social distancing measures affecting theatres in the UK, Live at The Apollo will not be filmed this year. In 30 mins of extras available only to the Insiders Club, Alexei talks about his real feelings towards Ben Elton, and the current crop of arena comics; how he re-fit his show about political optimism when the wind changed; and identifies a link between standup and martial arts regarding the energy of the audience and his own… Available now only at www.comedianscomedian.com/insiders A plethora of top comedians perform their best stand-up to an audience of over 3,000 at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. Details at www.alexeisayle.me However, this year’s recordings have been cancelled. Extras include Simon's blagger's guide to getting backstage at the world's biggest festival, reflections on the targets of his mockery and the challenges involved in gradually moving away from Lee step by step... Sign up for the Insiders Club at www.comedianscomedian.com/insiders to get access to ad-free new episodes, bonus content from interviews and much more. We talk about being manipulated into working hard by people who understand you, deliberately mining opportunities for embodying the jokes, and how gay audiences sometimes confuse his self-deprecation for self-hatred. Series eleven of cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo. Over 20mins of extra material available exclusively to members of the Insiders Club includes Andi on the workshops, courses and ontological studies she's experienced, the limitations of standup, and finding authentic ways to give back to the world. Cutting-edge stand-up recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo. Simon Brodkin was best known as his comedy character "Lee Nelson", before handing Teresa May a P45, throwing money at Sepp Blatter, and invading Kanye's headline spot at Glastonbury. We talk about: her latest Edinburgh fringe show "Dance Like Everyone's Watching"; making sure that LGBTQ+ people in the audience feel seen; how punishing she found being a new act (and whether she could do it all again); and why she finds happiness terrifying. As the live comedy circuit undergoes a painful transformation into some unknown new form, there HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME to keep the podcast alive and get hold of oodles of sweet extra content (including the new special episode about The Great Pivot with ComCom Consultant Pete Dobbing) with a regular subscription. www.jimeoin.com | @jimeoin A celebration of LGBT+ stand up comedy at the BBC, taken from over 14 series. All episodes of Live at the Apollo. Series eight of cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo. As the live comedy circuit undergoes a painful transformation into some unknown new form, there HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME to keep the podcast alive and get hold of oodles of sweet extra content (including the new special episode about The Great Pivot with ComCom Consultant Pete Dobbing) with a regular subscription. Sign up for the Insiders Club at www.comedianscomedian.com/insiders to get access to all the extra content from any episode that has it, plus loads of extra stuff on a special private podcast! Series six of cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo. @ComComPod | www.comedianscomedian.com @ComComPod | www.comedianscomedian.com, Filed Under: Acting, Audiences, Bruce Dessau, Chortle, Comedy, Daniel Sloss, Drama School, Edinburgh, Feminism, Festival, Fringe, Gender, Hannah Gadsby, Interview, Jay Z, Jobs, Josh Widdicombe, Kai Humphries, Kerry Godliman, Kevin Bridges, Live At The Apollo, London, Marcus Brigstocke, Maria Bamford, Mental Health, Onstage Persona, Persona, Reviews, Romesh Ranganathan, School, Seann Walsh, Sexuality, Sketch, Stage Persona, Stand Up, Stereotypes, Success, Sue Perkins, Suzi Ruffell, Tony Allen, Touring Comedian, TV, TV Comedy, Widdicombe, Worth, Writing, Writing On Stage. Loads of great podcast episodes coming your way soon including Desiree Burch, Alonzo Bodden, Robby Collins and a special series of episodes about navigating your creative career during the pandemic! Jack Dee hosted the first two series and the opening show of the third series, performing a short segment before introducing a guest comedian. CHOPS COMEDYEvery Tuesday at 8pm come and watch your favourite comics finding their sea-legs in the new world of online stand-up, with a warm and a generous studio audience, at Chops Comedy! Cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo We also unearth the thrill of writing for revenge… Although indoor gigs have, theoretically, been given the OK from August 1, events still have to implement social distancing measures which would not make for great TV. Six compilation shows centring on different subjects. Simon Brodkin brings his show 100% Simon Brodkin to The Pleasance Baby Grand as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 1st – 24th August at 9.30pm. We are currently listing 3,371 upcoming comedy events. ‘The good news is that Live at The Apollo will return bigger and brighter in  2021 for its 16th series, once again welcoming the cream of established and up-and-coming comedy stars to the Apollo stage.’, 'You’re largely seeing us flying by the seat of our pants', 'You see people failing in all sorts of different ways', 'There was this one task that has been haunting me', 'Alex is genius at coming up with ways for people to prove their ineptitude', 'It’s like trying to impress a stern stepdad who you kind of resent', 'It’s like The Hunger Games with clowns', Gig of the dayRussell HicksUp The Creek from 20:30, Book NowGavin Webster, Inel Tomlinson, Kate Lucas, Russell HicksUp The CreekSaturday 17th Oct from 20:45Book now, Coming SoonAndy Askins, Danny McLoughlin, Jonathan MayorManchester Frog And BucketThursday 22nd Oct from 19:30 - 21:30, Book Now Adam Kay: This Is Going To HurtApollo TheatreFriday 30th Oct from 20:00Book now, Book Now Laura Lexx: Knee JerkBrighton KomediaSunday 6th Dec from 20:00Book now, Book Now Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy PainsYork The CrescentThursday 29th Oct from 19:30Book now. Cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the Hammersmith Apollo. Support the podcast now by joining The Insiders Club! Cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo. Revised repeats. Get tickets for Stu's tour: Bristol – The Comedy Box at the Hen and Chicken, Cambridge Junction ‘While this news will be disappointing for viewers, the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved in the show is our number one priority. Chortle had 106,222 unique users in the seven days to October 4. Chortle. Stuart Goldsmith's Edinburgh Fringe show "The Void" is onside now at tinyurl.com/stu2020, Filed Under: Acting, Adrian Edmondson, Age, Alexei Sayle, Alternative Comedy, Art, Audiences, Awards, BBC, Ben Elton, Bob Monkhouse, Bottom, College, comcompod, Comedy, Comedy Store, Compere, Compere/MC/Hosting, Fame, Fern Brady, First Open Spot, Fringe, Interview, Isolation, Jobs, Live At The Apollo, Liverpool, London, Onstage Persona, Persona, Phil Ellis, Podcasting, political, Political Comedy, Political Humour, Problems, Radio, Radio 4, Rik Mayall, Sketch, Stage Persona, Stand Up, Stewart Lee, Structure, Success, The Comedy Store, The Young Ones, TV, TV Comedy, Worth, Writing, Writing Jokes, Writing On Stage. Contains revised repeats. Series five of cutting-edge stand-up comedy recorded at the famous Hammersmith Apollo, Stand-up comedy, showcasing new comedians, from the Hammersmith Apollo theatre, Stand-up comedy from the famous Hammersmith Apollo. Forthcoming headliners include Kelly Convey, Alice Fraser, Marcus Brigstocke and Charlie George.www.chopscomedy.com, Filed Under: Acting, Audiences, Comedy, Edinburgh, Festival, Free Fringe, Fringe, Graham Norton, Interview, Jim Carrey, Kevin Bridges, Live At The Apollo, Mental Health, Observational Comedy, Onstage Persona, Persona, Radio 4, Richard Pryor, Sexuality, Sofie Hagen, Stage Persona, Stand Up, Success, Writing, Writing Jokes, Writing On Stage, YouTube, In a podcast recorded in a less frightening time (about a fortnight ago) Desiree Burch talks us through her upbringing and development to becoming the powerful and hyper-eloquent comic force she is today. Filed Under: Acting, Audiences, BBC, BBC3, Character, Character Comedy, College, comcompod, Comedy, Comedy Store, Controversial, Controversy, Edinburgh, Fame, Festival, First Open Spot, Fringe, Interview, Jobs, Kanye West, Lee Nelson, Little Britain, Live At The Apollo, London, Mainstream, Mental Health, Onstage Persona, Persona, Pleasance, Political Humour, Risk, Simon Brodkin, Sketch, Stage Persona, Stand Up, Stereotypes, Stewart Lee, Structure, Success, Trump, TV, TV Comedy, Twitter, Viral, Worth, Writing, Writing Jokes, Writing On Stage, Burning amazingly brightly on the UK TV comedy scene a few years ago, Andi Osho seemed to have the world at her feet. www.andiosho.co.uk | @andiosho | @theandioshow Despite the title, the programmes are recorded, not live. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Live at the Apollo (formerly titled Jack Dee Live at the Apollo) is a British stand-up comedy programme performed from the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in west London. Get tickets for Suzi's Edinburgh show here

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