Comedians aren’t just at risk of cabin fever during this time of social distancing and self-isolation, gig cancellations have meant not just loss of earnings but also fewer chances to try out new material or build audiences. However, being a creative lot, comedians have been flexing their comedy muscles online, using YouTube, Twitch, Twitter and other sites to connect with audiences, new and established alike. To help you get your comedy fix, every week we’ll be putting together a list of projects we’ve spotted online by funny women…
This one is indoors, though not in the act’s home! Ada Campe is back in the house, or rather out the house and at the Phoenix Arts Club in London on 19th September for a socially distanced afternoon of magic, comedy and absurdity. For tickets click here!
Clown extraordinaire Natalie Palamides is bringing her show about clowning and consent, Nate, to Netflix! The comedy special, produced by Amy Poehler’s company Paper Kite Productions, has not yet landed on the streaming site, but it will soon and we can’t wait!
Rachel Creeger co-hosts new podcast Jew Talkin’ to Me? with Philip Simon, an unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show. Everyone’s welcome! Each show features two guests from the entertainment industry sharing their views on a variety of topics connected to modern Jewish life in a secular world, as well as their memories of growing up Jewish. You can listen here!