It is a simple enough question but comedy genius Stanley Baxter’s polite inquiry of a vegetable stall-holder remains a classic from the Parliamo Glasgow phrasebook: “Izzat a marra on yer barra, Clara?”.
Comedian Rob Brydon says he’s stepping out of his comfort zone on stand-up tour with a musical twist
Having appeared in two festive TV favourites, Rob Brydon is now looking to take a step outside of his comfort zone.
International superstars and homegrown talent will share the billing at this year's Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF).
Comedian Richard Herring was ahead of the curve when it came to the world of podcasts and, as the medium goes through a boom, he's hoping to attract even bigger star power to his - including Sir Billy Connolly.
Ahir Shah says we have his dad to either thank or blame for his career in stand-up.
When stepping out onto the stage, most stand-up comedians adopt some sort of persona as part of their act.
Now for something completely different… my 80th birthday! John Cleese looks back on his comedy career
King of the funny walks John Cleese will celebrate his 80th birthday on October 27 – but he says he still intends to keep making us laugh for many years to come.
Comedian Glenn Moore on his debut stand-up tour, starring on Mock The Week, and his previous life as a newsreader
Stand-up comic Glenn Moore reckons his early career reading the news put him in good stead for a life in comedy.
Everyone has experienced shame. But comedian John Robins has turned it into an artform.
Iain Stirling is to record his first hour-long special for Amazon in his hometown.
After half a century making the world howl with laughter, Billy Connolly has revealed the secret behind his comedy success...don’t tell jokes.