Comedy

Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

These days the term Whitehall farce suggests headlines of bungling bureaucracy or some government cock-up.

Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

These days the term Whitehall farce suggests headlines of bungling bureaucracy or some government cock-up.

Amy Poehler's 10 funniest clips

To celebrate the release of Amy Poehler's first book, Yes, Please, here are a selection of the Parks and Recreation star's funniest sketches, speeches and quotes,

The Noise Next Door, Soho Theatre, review: 'well executed'

The Noise Next Door offer exciting comedy, just make sure you think outside the box if you want to participate in the fun, says Kathryn Balls

Neville’s Island - Duke of York’s, London

Don’t miss this autumn’s all-star hit comedy Neville’s Island from the multi-award-winning writer of Calendar Girls. Featuring Adrian Edmondson, Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb, and written by the award-winning writer of Calendar Gir

Wet House - Soho Theatre

One of The Guardian’s Top 10 Plays of 2013, award-winning Wet House comes to Soho Theatre following its sell out world premiere at Live Theatre, Newcastle last year. When Andy, an idealistic young graduate, gets a job in a wet house, a homeless hoste

Wet House, Soho Theatre

When gifting the unheard a voice, the temptation is often to make it a solemn one. Thankfully, Paddy Campbell has, for the most part, sidestepped puritanical preaching in his debut play based on experiences working at a ‘wet house’, a homeless hostel

Review: The Rivals (Arcola Theatre)

Gemma Jones and Nicholas Le Prevost star in a revival of Sheridan's classic comedy of manners.

The Rivals , Arcola Theatre, London

When Richard Brinsley Sheridan first staged The Rivals in 1775 it wasn't an immediate success, and Selina Cadell's new production at the Arcola takes some time to get going as well (at a running time of roughly three hours it has plenty).