Five (and a half) comedians influenced by ABBA

abbaWith Eurovision rapidly approaching most of us are recalling the dazzling days of yore where the contest could create lasting stars and songs the whole world remembered.
No act, though, could ever match the massive legend that would become ABBA the fabulous foursome left a legacy that continues to influence new generations.
The most interesting thing is that ABBA did not just touch the gay scene and the music scene, but the comedy scene as well.
Let’s take a look at some British comedians whose acts were touched by Swedish genius. Read the rest of this entry »

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Comedians are more likely to suffer from mental health issues

HartWalliamsComedians may be more prone to conditions similar to bipolar disorder which could be the secret to being funny, the British Journal of Psychiatry has found this because they may be more disposed to “high levels of psychotic personality traits”. Read the rest of this entry »

Miranda Hart tells of struggle with fame

miranda-hartMiranda Hart has spoken of loneliness and struggling with fame in an interview for Desert Island Discs.

The comedy actress told the BBC Radio 4 programme she felt it was “all a bit too much” a year ago, but was now feeling “happier and more confident”. Read the rest of this entry »

Relax people, Ben Elton’s new sitcom is not THAT bad – Why he has actually created a FIRST for LGTB TV and was it written for Rowan Atkinson ??

beneltonIn the last few days review writers have laid into Ben Elton as if he had become the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells himself. Read the rest of this entry »

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