Comedy Websites

Here are some other websites with articles, reviews and news about comedy. We think they’re worth a visit.

Chortle – news, reviews, listings and all things comedy – seen as a leading voice in the industry

British Comedy Guide – covers TV and Radio comedy as well as live stand-up, publishes several comedy podcasts

Beyond The Joke – part blog, part comedy news, this is a website written by prominent comedy reviewer Bruce Dessau.

Gigglebeats – comedy news, reviews and interviews with a focus on the North of England

Standard Issue – a magazine founded by comedian Sarah Millican and written by a number of prominent female comedians.

Review Websites

Broadway Baby – general theatre and performance reviews, with a focus on comedy Fringe shows

Prominent Blogs

John Fleming’s So It Goes – John Fleming is a comedy producer, sometime reviewer and all round comedy fan. He writes about his experiences with live comedians.

Richard Herring’s Warming Up – doggedly kept up to date by its author, this blog is often the first place to experience thoughts that later enter Herring’s columns or stand-up shows

Comedian Booking Sites

Open Comedy – bookings for open mic and smaller gigs

Comedy CV – a bunch of comedian bio’s and publicity photos – a vital resource for gig bookers and self-promoters.