Tuesday, November 23rd, G&B’s New Act Competition

Last night saw the return of G&B's New Act Competition. Now it took us years to do a competition night because by and large I don’t like the atmosphere they engender as they feel contrary to that which we go out of our way to encourage at G&B. When an audience takes part in the judging process, the comedy often doesn’t get appreciated for what it is as it is being judged set by set. Really? said the G&B crowd. Hold our drinks. Well, at the end of the evening the acts gave a round of applause to the audience,

LGBT Night, Tuesday, August 31st, Star of Kings

Last night at Star of Kings was our first LGBT night in over 18 months and it was an absolute blast. First to the stage, and fitting snugly under its low ceiling, was James Murphy, our favourite jolly rainbow giant. James quickly informed everyone that he now has a boyfriend, so ‘that backdoor is now spoken for!’. It was then over to Ahad Haider, who is confident he picked the right side of the battle of the sexual dynamics and who is a dab hand at puppetry. The wonderful Renata Pereira was after Ahad with some 80’s nostalgia…which she seems

Wednesday, August 25th, Arch One

It was a fabulously buzzing night at Arch1 last night, great crowd and a cracking line-up. First up was Ren Pereira, a lady for whom 9/11 was a very dark period and a more than memorable homemade airline tampon. It was then over to Danny Walsh who reliably informed us that The Queen couldn’t possibly be a lizard and that it’s just not on to claim you’re the son of God while wearing a Primark tracksuit. After Danny was Liz Maslakova who is doing everything she can to disprove as many Russian stereotypes as possible. Hot on Liz’s heels was