Interview: Simon Lomas

Simon Lomas

One of the coolest things about setting up your own comedy blog where you’re in charge of all the rules is that you get to highlight brilliant acts that you really enjoy. We’ve not seen many better than Simon Lomas, whose wonderfully deadpan style had us won over in no time.

So when we found out he was performing at Comedy for Sale’s first night at VAO Restaurant (more of that here), we couldn’t pass up the chance for a chat. Continue reading “Interview: Simon Lomas”

Happy 19th Birthday XS Malarkey!

My XS Malarkey card

“Not many institutions, comedy or otherwise, last this long”. So says Mark Watson, the third of three headline acts helping us celebrate the 19th birthday celebrations at XS Malarkey. Tonight has provided a reminder for this packed room, as if they needed it, of why one of Manchester’s finest and friendliest comedy clubs continues to deliver as it enters its third decade. Continue reading “Happy 19th Birthday XS Malarkey!”