Sandi Toksvig says #MeToo hasn’t gone far enough in comedy

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DIVA Broadcaster Of The Year Sandi Toksvig discusses misogyny and sexual harassment in new podcast series IMAGE SANDI TOKSVIG AND PARTNER AT THE DIVA AWARDS. GETTY IMAGES. QI and Great British Bake Off host Sandi Toksvig has spoken out about misogyny and the sexual harassment of female comedians with Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, [….]

REVIEW: Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret

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“An extravaganza of laughter held at London queer sanctuary, The Glory” BY AMELIA ROBSON Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret is just what we needed to kick off #PrideMonth – and the middle of Gemini season (God help us all). To sweeten the deal, the night was held in aid of Core Arts, a mental health charity. What’s [….]

12 Hilarious queer female comics to make you 😂😂😂

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Sophie Griffiths shares her fave funny women You would be forgiven for thinking that stand-up is a male dominated scene. It does seem that way when the majority of panel shows have male hosts or predominantly white cis male comedians as the guests. But fear not! We have put together a big ol’ list of [….]

Fortune Feimster: “I didn’t come out until I was 25”

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The comedian has a heart-to-heart with Roxy Bourdillon about the special women in her life Fortune Feimster is one of the world’s most successful lesbian comedians, having starred in megahits like The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately and a hilariously relatable Netflix special (sample line: “My friend gave me a Fitbit… and I don’t have the [….]

Review: The LOL Word Prom Night Special

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London’s favourite queer comedy collective are here to share their thoughts and reflections on all things prom. BY BRODIE CRELLIN To the delight of some and the revulsion of others “Prom Night” has gradually seeped into British culture. Despite its many (many) shortcomings, we’ve collectively appropriated the American tradition, embellishing it with a few characteristically [….]

REVIEW: Sarah Keyworth at Soho Theatre

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“Neatly fastened in by her top button, this is a comedian with a sense of humour that’s as sharp as her enviable undercut” BY BRODIE CRELLIN “Who likes unisex toilets?” Sarah Keyworth asks the crowd. A divisive question, particularly at the moment. (Personally I love them. Not only are there less queues, but it feels [….]

Saski meets Victorious comedy singer-songwriter Hannah Brackenbury

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The pair catch up in the stalls after a performance of her sell-out Victoria Wood tribute show ✨ BY DIVA STAFF  The last time DIVA caught up with musical comedian, Hannah Brackenbury, she’d just won the prestigious Best Of The Festival Award at the 2018 Brighton Fringe (👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼) The win came after the sell-out run of her Victoria [….]