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Maysoon Zayid: 'I'm the American you don't think is American'

The Muslim standup is on a mission to change the way America thinks about disability. She talks cerebral palsy, sitcom and hating the word ‘inspirational’ 

Female comedian who opened for Louis CK in France speaks out

Sarah Donnelly, an American comedian who performs in Paris, says she agreed to open for CK because 'if it wasn’t me it was going to be another man'


Edinburgh festival: Kiri Pritchard McClean's latest is full of twists

The comedian recounts a former relationship in this electrifying production

Edinburgh festival 2018: Lyn Gardner reviews the Fringe stalwarts

The verdict on the latest output from the Fringe's consistently successful theatre companies


Dad's Army celebrates 50 years of Home Guard heroism in reserve

BBC's classic Second World War comedy centred on pompous Captain Mainwaring's attempts to instil strict discipline into ageing band of brothers

Hannah Gadbsy is angry, and she's amazing

The lacerating fury of her show ‘Nanette’ has made it a huge success internationally, and on Netflix. The comedian explains why she wants to turn comedy inside-out


Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore has died aged 87

The legend was known for launching comedy careers

Star names in UK comedy raise a smile for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

One Night of Freedom hosted by Shappi Khorsandi saw the likes of Al Murray, Mark Steel and Sara Pascoe take the stage in Conway Hall on the two-year anniversary of the British-Iranian charity worker’s arrest in Iran