comedy

Six-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin set up a joke stand in his front yard in Cadboro Bay two weeks ago where he tells jokes for free. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich boy gives free giggles with roadside joke stand

Cadboro Bay’s Callaghan McLaughlin is now a local celebrity

 

Russell Brand is coming to Victoria on April 5, 2020 (File contributed/UVic)

Russell Brand is coming to Victoria this spring

Brand will bring forward his new discussion, Russell Brand: Recovery Live in April 2020

 

Internationally known comic Danny Bhoy brings his trademark Scottish storytelling and razor-sharp wit to the Royal Theatre for two shows, Dec. 4 and 5, as part of the Age of Fools tour. dannybhoy.com

Oh Danny Bhoy: His Scottish pipes come calling to Victoria

Internationally popular comic brings his Age of Fools tour to the city Dec. 5-6

  • Nov 30, 2019

 

Rick Mercer, shown here ranting in Graffiti Alley in Toronto, hosts two shows for the Just for Laughs Comedy Night in Canada tour Nov. 16 at the University of Victoria. (Rick Mercer Report)

Rick Mercer-led comedy team in for second Just for Laughs show at UVic

Comedy company will stage two shows Nov. 16 at Farquhar Auditorium

Rick Mercer, shown here ranting in Graffiti Alley in Toronto, hosts two shows for the Just for Laughs Comedy Night in Canada tour Nov. 16 at the University of Victoria. (Rick Mercer Report)
Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA

Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA

Sellout show June 20 could raise up to $35,000 for Victoria branch of organization

  • Jun 11, 2019
Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA
Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience

Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience

Popular comic brings his family friendly act to Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on April 12

  • Apr 6, 2019
Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience
Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April

Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April

Beloved TV comic will touch on everything Canada: past, present and future in Winspear Centre talk

Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April
Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets

Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets

Tickets still available for veteran British funnyman’s 2019 show at Victoria’s Royal Theatre

Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets
Monica Ogden is a feminist YouTuber and solo performer in 2017’s Victoria Fringe Festival. (Victoria Simpson photo)

Local YouTuber champions social justice in Victoria Fringe Festival

Monica vs. The Internet presents “the gross underbelly of life online”

  • Aug 10, 2017
Monica Ogden is a feminist YouTuber and solo performer in 2017’s Victoria Fringe Festival. (Victoria Simpson photo)
Chelsea Lou will be appearing as one of the comedians at the Summer Daze Comedy Show.(Photo courtesy Christian J. Stewart)

Comedy comes to the Saanich Peninsula

Comedy has been described as the only honest art form. It’s also…

  • Aug 3, 2017
Chelsea Lou will be appearing as one of the comedians at the Summer Daze Comedy Show.(Photo courtesy Christian J. Stewart)