Comedy

A winter poem by Will Lyon

My Coat

Arts, ASM, Comedy, Creative Writing December 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm Comments

  When rain falls with thunderous slam, And wind beats hard to break any dam, The world looks like a water-colour painting, And I know there is no use in waiting   Out of my bagRead More

The Trials Of Siblinghood

The Trials Of Siblinghood

Arts, Comedy, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick December 12, 2017 at 3:13 pm Comments

  You would think, having raised four children–two of whom are (arguably) mature and independent adults–my parents would be able to handle a lazy seventeen year old. They cannot. I have ranted many times about myRead More

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick August 19, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments

WHITE MALE ART has its fair share of surprisingly well-built figures. Sufjan Stevens is the most obvious, looking like he chops wood for eight hours a day and tunes his antique harp collection by night, andRead More

What’s On Aberystwyth This Week: Mutt, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Joe Stilgoe

What’s On Aberystwyth This Week: Mutt, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Joe Stilgoe

Arts, Comedy, Music, Theatre November 3, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments

Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: 8:00pm, 5th November  Following their appearance at this year’s Fringe, TV stars Helen Amery (Coast) Steve Mould (Britain’s Brightest)  and Matt Parker (You Have Been Warned) combine maths, science and standupRead More

Exploding Fish the plaice to go for comedy

Exploding Fish the plaice to go for comedy

Arts, Comedy, Freshers, Interviews September 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

THE improv comedy society in Aber, Exploding Fish, is back from another successful Edinburgh Fringe show, “Playgiarism.” We sat down with their Vice President, John Gallagher, who brought four years’ worth of experience to the interviewRead More

Exclusive interview with Alan Davies

Exclusive interview with Alan Davies

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick, Local November 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm Comments

YOUR tour started a few weeks ago, are you enjoying being back on tour again? I’m enjoying it, yes, It’s good fun, and going well. I’ve been on tour a lot in the last three or fourRead More

“Nidiot”, A reassuring tale of how happiness conquers all (even Jon Richardson… for now)

“Nidiot”, A reassuring tale of how happiness conquers all (even Jon Richardson… for now)

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick, Theatre May 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm Comments

IT WAS WITH slight apprehension that I returned to see Jon Richardson live, not because I had any inkling that the ticket price would not be worth it or that he somehow magically wouldn’t be funnyRead More

Mitch Benn’s ‘I am the 37th Beatle’

Mitch Benn’s ‘I am the 37th Beatle’

Arts, Comedy, Local April 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

ON THE 28th MARCH, two ASM Arts Team writers went to see the comedian Mitch Benn with his show ‘I am the 37th Beatle’. Here are their takes on the night. Eli’s take: My first ever experienceRead More

Jimeoin, Musical Comedy – Well, sort of…

Jimeoin, Musical Comedy – Well, sort of…

Arts, Comedy, Local March 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

JIMEOIN’S unique brand of comedy landed at The Arts Centre on Thursday, and very funny it was too. He had the audience in stitches and a lot of the time he was just standing there, usingRead More

Paul Merton: quick fired thinking and creative wittiness

Paul Merton: quick fired thinking and creative wittiness

Arts, Comedy, Local December 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm Comments

I MUST be honest straight away. My experience with improvisational comedy probably extends to a brief obsession with ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ back when Dave first transmitted through our helpless television sets. In fact, IRead More