Hyunsu Yim

Crashing, Channel 4 – TV review: It’s like Friends, but a whole lot edgier

This comedy series which evolves around the lives and relationships of twenty-somethings living in a disused hospital in London will make you laugh, cry, and confused. Channel 4’s six-part comedy series ‘Crashing’ ended its first season with the last episode which aired last Friday. At first glance, Crashing looks like any other flat-share comedy show which seems to […]

 Ela

Jo Kelen: The Joking Poet

Jo Kelen is a poet and stand-up comic born and raised in South East London who is currently studying Classics at Nottingham University. “Making up stories has been my pleasure and release for as long as I can remember. From making up songs and catch-phrases to entertain my friends in Primary school, to writing poetry […]

 Gabrielle Cormier

Acting at Uni, Why Not?

As a Canadian living in the UK, there are aspects of British life and culture I took a liking to more quickly than others. British humour ranked among top of that list (marmite and relatively snow-less winters, meanwhile, were nowhere in it). And there were no better ambassadors for the sarcasm, the awkwardness, the wit […]

 Andrew Cumner-Price

Jamie Oliphant: Stand Up Guy

Jamie Oliphant: Stand Up Guy

Jamie Oliphant is a young comedian from Chiswick, West London, whose short film emerged as a winner at the Flipside Youth Film Festival. The Flipside Youth Film Festival was launched in October 2009, in response to the lack of cultural and artistic activities that were available to the young people of South London, with Oliphant’s […]

 Sophie

Prepare for the Unexpected: Standard Day at the Office for The Improverts

Prepare for the Unexpected: Standard Day at the Office for The Improverts

The Improverts are a fearless team of players who perform comedy sketches and games based entirely on their audience suggestions and tweets. A regular name at The Edinburgh Fringe, Youth Arts Online talks to this year’s team of ‘Imps’ to find out how they produce comedy directed by the audience’s will… Lauren (18) and Rosie […]

 Sophie

Mok the World with Rising Comic Evelyn Mok

Mok the World with Rising Comic Evelyn Mok

25 year old internationally performing comedian Evelyn Mok is set to hit the Edinburgh Fringe as finalist in the prestigious Chortle Student Comedy Awards, a platform previously graced by Inbetweener Simon Bird. Basing her act on real life events she creates a persona and scenarios that bring the house down in awkwardness and hilarity. Youth […]

 Youth Arts Moderator

Mo the Comedian

Mo the Comedian

Mo The Comedian talks to ReelTalk about his career in comedy and shares his journey so far.