Category : Comedy

Leeds Tealights Return With A Devilishly Hilarious Performance

10 months ago / 0 comments

Last week Stylus saw the The Leeds Tealights return with a new selection of hilarious sketches to add to their highly rated repertoire. With a backbone theme of the devil awakening the group, ‘666’ was a show that intertwined ridiculous, low-level gags with clever sketches of intense social relevance. For … Read More

InTheMiddle With Harry and Chris

10 months ago / 0 comments

We caught up with comedic duo Harry and Chris ahead of their UK tour to discuss how they started, inspirations and exactly what makes them tick. What ignited your creativity when you were starting out? We used to do a paper round from the same newsagent as teenagers which gave … Read More

IntheMiddle with Phill Jupitus

11 months ago / 0 comments

Arts Writer, Ellie Montgomery, catches up with renowned comedian Phill Jupitus,  discussing political comedy and the need for men to move aside and let women take centre stage. Long-time comedy veteran Phill Jupitus is admired across the world for his stellar stand-up, various acting roles and as a beloved team … Read More

What’s what with Arts Socs

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union has a wide variety of societies, each one different, interesting and inclusive. Whether you want to try out something new, or hone a new talent and skill you never thought you would master, you will surely find your place here at Leeds. With over 30 different societies … Read More

Seize the Memes of Production: The Communist Comedy Revolution

1 year ago / 0 comments

Rose Crees delves into why cultural and artistic communicative formats of 2017 are returning to the Communism that was supposedly left in the 20th Century. The first trailer for Armando Iannucci’s latest project, The Death of Stalin, stormed onto the internet this week with the first glimpse at what lies beyond … Read More

Review: Spelling Bee – Musical Theatre Society

1 year ago / 0 comments

Musical Theatre Society’s latest production takes us back to those cringe-ridden days of adolescence with an unashamed brashness and humour. In presenting us with some of the darker sides of growing up face on with laughter, charm and song, the production spells for a night of light-hearted triumph. Walking in, … Read More

Review – Live at the Riley

2 years ago / 0 comments

As it’s my third year in sunny Leeds it seems to be the right time to experience some of the more bespoke nightlife this wonderful city has to offer. Live at the Riley wasn’t off to the greatest start when the venue was downgraded from the Riley Smith theatre to … Read More

“This show got me sober”: Eleanor Conway on being an unapologetic woman

2 years ago / 0 comments

Covering Tinder, porn and addiction, Eleanor Conway’s debut stand up show, Walk of Shame, doesn’t hold back. Jessica Murray chats to her about how the show has changed her life, and why it’s a great time to be a female in comedy… Up and coming comedian Eleanor Conway credits her … Read More

Review: Rules for Living – Roast potatoes and Resentment

2 years ago / 0 comments

When I went down to Alec Clegg theatre, I wasn’t expecting to be showered in fragments of mashed potato, see a character being groped by an immobilised geriatric, or feel so festive over a month away from Christmas. Rules for Living provided all this in abundance. Rules for Living takes place … Read More

In The Middle with Matt Forde

2 years ago / 0 comments

Before he takes the stage at Leeds‘ City Varieties, In The Middle sits down with comic Matt Forde What can we expect from the new tour? It’s a jam-packed show of jokes and impressions, trying to make sense of the absolute mayhem engulfing politics. There are few comedians so closely … Read More