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Lockdown Comedy 2: where to get your laughs this week

Lockdown Comedy 2: where to get your laughs this week

Live stand-up recordings and podcasts

Daniel Kitson has edited his 2009 Edinburgh Fringe show for an online release

Daniel Kitson

Daniel Kitson, in a rare and welcome move, has released his 2009 Edinburgh Fringe show, The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church, in a version he has edited.

Various times, 18-22 May

danielkitson.com

Cambridge Footlights Stand-up Showcase

Does what it says on the tin: stand-up comedy from one of the oldest and most famous comedy troupes in the UK, written and performed by the current crop of graduating and postgrad students.

9pm, 19 May, 2 and 16 June

adctheatre.com/whats-on/comedy/footlights-stand-up-showcase/

Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke brings back his gap-yah posho idiot creation Giles Wemmbley-Hogg.

Every Wednesday from 20 May

YouTube

Jon Richardson and The Futurenauts

Professional worrywort Jon Richardson and guarded optimists Ed Gillespie and Mark Stevenson (aka The Futurenauts) talk about life and stuff on this new podcast. A new episode drops each Friday.

Available on all podcast platforms

Stuart Goldsmith's Infinite Sofa

The comic invites 12 fans to sit on his virtual sofa as he chats in this new podcast to high-profile comedy guests, and a carefully curated selection of his favourite circuit oddballs, cabaret stars, jokesmiths and chancers.

9pm, Mondays and Thursdays

infinitesofa.com

Soho Theatre on Demand

Two more shows have been added: Desiree Burch's 2019 Edinburgh show Desiree's Coming Early, in which the US comic (almost faithfully) describes the spiritual journey she underwent at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.

Jordan Brookes, who won the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2019, first came to a lot of people's attention with his 2018 show Bleed, in which he examines fame and acclaim.

Both available until 27 May

sohotheatreondemand.com

 

 

Professional worrywort Jon Richardson is joined by guarded optimists The Futurenauts

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