When Arthur Wing Pinero, the Victorian theatre world’s ultimate funny-man, wrote his very own ‘woman with a past’ problem-play, no-one could have predicted its immense success. Or, for that matter, its subsequent vanishing into obscurity.
The script is a dazzling theatrical mosaic that requires Simon Callow to play no less than 49 separate characters.
The dialogue blisters and blusters at a furious pace and it's admirably unclear if there's an easy solution to the problem.
Spamalot is a thoroughly endearing production, one with something to offer both those familiar with the source material, and newcomers to the Python universe.
For everyone who automatically answers any question about the meaning of life with a number, this is great, silly fun.
Written by Zach Braff (Scrubs) in his stage debut, All New People takes black comedy to a whole new level, taking dark aspects of personality and society and drawing out the funniest moments of each.
The Doctor Who Experience Christmas grotto is open every weekend between now and Christmas, so why not take an excursion to Starship UK this holiday, and begin your very own quest to save the Universe!
Gathered to discuss the runaway BBC Two sitcom Miranda at the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival 2011 were its stars Miranda Hart and Sarah Hadland.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, AKA Mitchell Pritchett from Sky1’s US comedy import Modern Family, recently entertained an audience of appreciative fans at BAFTA in London as the star of a comedy masterclass.
Earlier this week we finally made it to the Doctor Who Experience, which opened last month at London’s Olympia Two.