Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room

Katherine Ryan is amazing.  Confident, assured, fabulous, sarcastic, empowered, affirming, hilarious, brilliant.  She’s a comedy assassin, and I wish there were a hundred of her standup specials on Netflix so I could watch them all – over, and over, and over.  The headline piece from this special, I reckon, is …

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Netflix, IMHO, has done a great thing by sinking a load of money into developing standup specials – providing increased access to them for all, and removing the need to litter the landscape with single-watch DVD copies that haven’t made it off the shelves of charity shops around the land.  …

Amy Schumer: The Leather Special

Schumer taking absolutely no prisoners in her usual way in this standup show, however it’s fair to say that the set wasn’t her “usual” style – instead getting pretty clinical about sex. Kinda felt a bit like Eddie Murphy’s “Raw” and “Delirious” shows, insofar as it’s the sort of thing …

Katherine Ryan: In Trouble

Katherine Ryan has been on the comedy circuit for probably around 10 years now but I think in the last few has really found her rhythm with her brand of near-deadpan delivery of intellectually justified no-helmet, no-net leaps of comical wrongness. Definitely worth keeping an eye out for her appearances. 👍👍

Bridget Christie: Stand Up For Her

I think Bridget Christie’s wonderful, and ridiculous – and this was the first full show of hers I’d ever seen, outside of the circuit piece she used to do dressed as an ant. Excellent feminist material without – I think – pandering to women only, or too much man-bashing. Intelligent …