Late’n’Live Guide to Comedy : Introduction

Combining interviews with the stars who were there and exclusive, never seen before archive – filmed at the world’s most notorious late night comedy club, LATE’N’LIVE GUIDE TO COMEDY reveals what live stand up is really all about.

For a television audience raised by on-screen-fare like ‘Live at The Apollo’ and ‘The Michael MacIntyre Road show’, LATE’N’LIVE’S GUIDE TO COMEDY is a revelation.  To fans of live stand up it is riveting viewing – seeing and hearing for the first time how top stand-ups deal with the world’s most unpredictable audience Continue reading

I was booked to do Late ‘n’ Live .. ( Edinburgh’s infamous English comic baiting version of The Coliseum) and through a combination of terror and necessity, decided to get as pissed as the audience, (which was very, very, very pissed indeed.) What a revelation. I was like your worst fight-starting psycho in Yate’s and I had a brilliant time. Every heckle was parried with a mouthful from me, of completely banal and filthy abuse.

— Jo Brand