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Interview: Tez Ilyas

Eleanor Forrest finds out what it means for comedian Tez Ilyas to ’Teztify’ against modern day assumptions of himself as a Northern, Working-class, British Muslim.

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Interview: Comedian Daniel Sloss talks sociopaths and stand up

Daniel Sloss’s dark humour takes centre stage in his new tour, posing the question – am I a sociopath?


Review: Paul Foot

Paul Foot’s stand up makes for an uncomfortable watch with a few good moments


Paul Foot: A man of many words that provide little discernible information

Features Editor Joe Evans speaks to Paul Foot and fails to get any real answers to any questions about anything at all

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Hesitating to laugh

Jessica Chow-Lau examines the effect of political correctness and public backlash can have on the censorship of raw and cutting comedy

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Interview: Dylan Moran

The Irish comedian, best known as the misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black, is currently on tour with his new show Off the Hook