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  The name Douglas Lim is not an alien one to the comedy scene by any means. The man is a legendary comic, actor, presenter, emcee and host who has been active on the circuit for over two decades now. Who better then to take the helm as Crackhouse Comedy Club…

Some may have seen him portray Father Dougal McGuire in the sitcom Father Ted, which originally aired on UK’s Channel 4 from 1995 to 1998. Others may have watched him as he meted out comedy from a stage. No matter how they have come across Ardal O’Hanlon, these folks would…

Comedy is always welcome in Malaysia, and aside from its much-loved home-grown joke-masters, KL plays host to visiting laugh inducers from all corners of the world on a regular basis. Case in point, Dylan Moran and Captain Khalid head this way this December. Dylan MoranIf you’ve never heard of Dylan…

First thing’s first – MACC in this case does not refer to the Malaysian government agency that goes after the corrupt, but is instead the acronym for Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians.This outfit of laughter was dreamed up by famous Malaysian funnyman, Douglas Lim. He reached out to two other…

While her name may not be quite as instantly recognisable as those of more established stand-ups, this doesn’t in any way mean she lacks the humour chops necessary to make people laugh their heads off.  In fact, Manhattan-born, Dallas-raised and Los Angeles-seasoned Iliza Shlesinger is particularly talented in that regard, something…

The name Jim Jefferies may not ring bells as loudly as the handles of more entrenched comedians, but the people who have witnessed the uncurbed Australian know that wherever he goes, a wake of laughter is left behind. He has that chummy, zany disposition that makes his brand of wit…

There isn’t a short supply of UK stand-up comics, and among the more successful ones are none other than James Anthony Patrick Carr – or Jimmy Carr if you read his name off a poster instead of his passport.Once a marketer, he broke free from the shackles of office tedium…

We last saw him when he hosted the now legendary Laugh Die You comedy shows (all five of them!) and now he’ll be returning in his very own, side-splitting venture alongside a few special friends. The ah beng contractor known as Phua Chu Kang is putting on an exclusive, one-night-only…

Unapologetically Indian, universally appealing and laced with charm, Vir Das knows how to command a stage when he’s doing stand-up. The Bollywood star has been a driving force for the English-language comedy scene in India and recently became the first Indian-born comedian to score a Netflix special, joining the ranks…