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Older, wiser, more empathetic: The Chaser team reunites for one last laugh

Older, wiser, more empathetic: The Chaser team reunites for one last laugh

The original team of seven comedians is reuniting for the first time in over a decade. How do they reflect on 20 years of comedy?

  • by Anthony Segaert

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What happens to the Queen’s Birthday holiday when we no longer have a queen?
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What happens to the Queen’s Birthday holiday when we no longer have a queen?

Maybe that’s the moment to reimagine the long-weekend exodus that traps so many of us in traffic jams.

  • by Helen Pitt
Penn and Teller shipped their popular magic show to Australia. Then it disappeared

Penn and Teller shipped their popular magic show to Australia. Then it disappeared

They are the longest-running headliners in Las Vegas history and have performed for almost 50 years, but the magicians “barely managed to get along” at first.

  • by Sarah-Jane Collins
Why you should vote 1 against political satire

Why you should vote 1 against political satire

Modern satire is often just someone in a suit shouting ... and changing no one’s mind.

  • by Demi Lardner
Death threats forced Sandi Toksvig into hiding. Now strangers hug her in the shops

Death threats forced Sandi Toksvig into hiding. Now strangers hug her in the shops

It’s hard to believe now, but the QI host once feared for her family’s safety and was told her career was over after being publicly outed by a UK tabloid.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Gen Fricker on guilt-free reality television and avoiding the news

Gen Fricker on guilt-free reality television and avoiding the news

“I was a chronic doom scroller during the early days of the pandemic, and I realised quickly I needed to control the dosage existential dread I was taking in.”

  • by Osman Faruqi