Comedy

Alexander Larman writes an open letter to the artistic directors of theatres

The Comeback is a gutsy British response to a period of glum hardship

It’s Christmas come early for Critic readers

In his perversity, absurdity, and bleakness, Friedlander taps the mood of American politics now

The moments of interruption in Peretti’s stand-up reveal the constructedness of what we are watching

The comedian’s 8:46 show is a stand-up special with few jokes

How a hugely popular American satirical show ripped off an online British comedian

The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church explores the possibility of human connection

Spitting Image (BritBox)

As Spitting Image returns to our screens, its original impact has not been forgotten