Tag : comedy

That’s Showbiz: The Right Here Right Now Show

2 days ago / 0 comments

The stage lights illuminate to a simplistic bohemian style set, hanging plants from the ceiling, Persian rugs on the floor, a vodka bottle hidden to the hosts left. The Right Here, Right Now Show dazzles out in swirly writing from a backdrop of a brick wall imitation. Beautiful live jazz … Read More

Leeds Tealights Return With A Devilishly Hilarious Performance

11 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

12 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

1 year 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

Review: Get Out – does the politically charged horror comedy live up to the hype?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Receiving a coveted 99% ‘freshness’ score on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s safe to say there has been no shortage of hype surrounding the release of Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out, a comedy horror film exploring the current realities of racism in America. Prior to the screening, there were fears that … Read More

Review: Tealights – Leeds Comedy Group Light up The Library

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s normally a good sign to leave a comedy night in pain. So, with diaphragmatic and facial aching, I left the Library pub and hours later found myself reliving the highlights of the Tealights comedy sketch group’s perfomance. With three new personalities joining two familiar faces, this was a seamless … 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

Review: The Leeds Tealights – Stunning and original student comedy

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds Tealights have long established themselves as a force to be reckoned with, having plenty of 5-star reviews under their belts; they haven’t let this faze them though, and their new show ‘Rebirth’ was funnier, fresher, and more bizarre than ever. Warm-up act Will Duggan provided plenty of laughs, … Read More

Start your weekend off with an unmissable night of comedy

2 years ago / 0 comments

York Barbican will be hosting a night of comedy on Friday 11th November from 8pm. The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club event will star international TV comedians Daliso Chaponda, Duncan Oakley and Adam Staunton. Here’s what you can expect from the stars… Daliso Chaponda: Not many comedians are a raving success in every continent … Read More

Stand-up stars at Leeds City Varieties

2 years ago / 0 comments

Shappi Khorsandi Ten years after her breakthrough performance at the Fringe, Shappi Khorsandi (Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow) is bringing her show ‘Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey’ to Leeds. A homage to her adopted country, expect wry observations on Brexit, the Migrant crisis, run-ins … Read More