Articles by Ben Venables

Blue Plaque For Blue Movie Star

Blue Plaque For Blue Movie Star

Mary Millington's life commemorated on site of famous cinema. | By Ben Venables
How Making A Murderer's Prosecutor Got The Comedian's Treatment

How Making A Murderer's Prosecutor Got The Comedian's Treatment

Stand-up star Jena Friedman makes London debut. | By Ben Venables
The Secrets Of Storytelling With Comedian Sarah Kendall

The Secrets Of Storytelling With Comedian Sarah Kendall

The truth will out at Soho Theatre. | By Ben Venables
Meet The Musical Comedian Most Likely To Become A Millionaire

Meet The Musical Comedian Most Likely To Become A Millionaire

Laurence Owen's Cinemusical sets the Soho soundtrack. | By Ben Venables
How A Royalist Becomes A Revolutionary

How A Royalist Becomes A Revolutionary

Benjamin Franklin's time in London. | By Ben Venables
Review: Tez Talks About Muslims' Views On Tinder And Star Wars

Review: Tez Talks About Muslims' Views On Tinder And Star Wars

Comedian also introduces the Tez Commandments. | By Ben Venables ★★★☆☆
Review: Shaky Start For Comedian Nick Thune

Review: Shaky Start For Comedian Nick Thune

Tonight Show regular arrives at Soho Theatre. | By Ben Venables ★★☆☆☆
Londoners Take The Cake At New Acts Of The Year Showcase

Londoners Take The Cake At New Acts Of The Year Showcase

Comedian Bilal Zafar follows Stewart Lee and Ardal O'Hanlon as 'top of the bill'. | By Ben Venables
Daniel Sloss Stops In Soho Ahead Of New York Debut

Daniel Sloss Stops In Soho Ahead Of New York Debut

Star comedian slips on vagabond shoes. | By Ben Venables
The Reality Behind Stacey Branning's EastEnders High Drama

The Reality Behind Stacey Branning's EastEnders High Drama

Postpartum psychosis storyline highlights misunderstood illness. | By Ben Venables
When Your Inner Voice Is A Superior Monkey: A Chat With Nina Conti

When Your Inner Voice Is A Superior Monkey: A Chat With Nina Conti

Hilarious ventriloquist swings into Criterion Theatre. | By Ben Venables
Time Out Calls Time On London Comedy

Time Out Calls Time On London Comedy

Comedians not considered a "key vertical category." | By Ben Venables
The Soho Porn Star And The PM: 1970s Scandals In New Biopic

The Soho Porn Star And The PM: 1970s Scandals In New Biopic

Respectable: The Mary Millington Story trailer released. | By Ben Venables
Margaret Cho On 12 Days Of Rage And John Travolta's Face

Margaret Cho On 12 Days Of Rage And John Travolta's Face

PsyCHO tour lands in London. | By Ben Venables
From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

London's essential festive comedy. | By Ben Venables
Race, Politics And Drinking: Meet Desiree Burch

Race, Politics And Drinking: Meet Desiree Burch

Funny Women competition winner talks to Londonist. | By Ben Venables
Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

Interview on comedy, history and dressing up as an ant. | By Ben Venables
A Brief History Of Nodding Off In London

A Brief History Of Nodding Off In London

Plus your own sleep stories. | By Ben Venables