March line-up announced

No Pressure to be Funny - "a charmingly scruffy satire show" (Guardian) and "one of the best topical comedy podcasts out there" (Huffington Post) will be back on Sunday 29thth March in the refurbished Phoenix, Cavendish Square, at 7.30 pm.

This month’s panel will include:

February 2015 Podcast now available

In this month's show we discuss Greece and everything European,, TV shows on Mars, racism on Earth, the relative merits of living in east London and Islamic State. All cheerful stuff. Hosted by Kevin Day, with music from Steve Gribbin and contributions from Nick Revell, and a fine panel comprising Grainne Maguire, Alex Andreou, Robin Ince and Nick Doody.

January 2015 podcast

In this edition we cover the elections in Greece and the UK, comedians who get involved in politics, the limits of causing offence, social injustice in the Middle East, Davos, the Greens, the far-Right, sex and media-presentation, including a long and profound symposium on the aesthetics of the testicles.

James O’Brien hosts, with Tiffany Stevenson, Rich Peppiat, Helen Lewis, Bob Mills and music from Ben Norris.

Festive Edition 2014

No Pressure to be Festive: Alistair Barrie and Nick Revell host the final show of the year, with a lively panel of Jo Jo Smith, Michael Deacon, Hal Cruttenden and first-timer James O’Brien. Music from Paul Thorne. By the way - in keeping with the slightly unconventional nature of this month’sshow we have included Alistair’s regular and largely visual feature, Subterranean Homesick News, in which he supplies the punchlines on large pieces of card. All you need to know is that all the punchlines in this version are blank white pages. Yes, we’ve given away the payoffs. But it still works!

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