GET READY FOR THIS YEAR’S MOST HORRIFIC HIT! YOU’LL DIE SCREAMING….
Robin Ince and Johnny Mains
PUBLICATION: 7th November 2014 (Salt Publishing)
This Christmas, the world turns on its head. What happens when the light gives way to the dark? When mirth turns to murder? When the howls are not from joy? Dead Funny is the first ever collection of horror stories written exclusively by some of Britain’s best comedians. Only now, you’re not laughing. Ho, ho ,ho….
Award-winning comedian Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage) teamed up with award-winning horror editor Johnny Mains (The Best British Horror 2014) to find out whether comedy and terror do, as is believed, make the most comfortable bedfellows. The stellar line up of contributors includes:
REECE SHEARSMITH (League of Gentlemen)
MATTHEW HOLNESS (Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace)
ROBIN INCE (The Infinite Monkey Cage)
SARA PASCOE (Live at the Apollo)
KATY BRAND (Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show)
MITCH BENN (The Now Show)
AL MURRAY (The Pub Landlord)
PHIL JUPITUS (Nevermind the Buzzcocks)
STEWART LEE (Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle
RICHARD HERRING (Fist of Fun)
TIM KEY (Alan Partridge: Mid-Morning Matters)
RUFUS HOUND (Mock the Week)
MICHAEL LEGGE (The Alternative Comedy Experience)
NEIL EDMOND (Him & Her)
CHARLIE HIGSON (The Fast Show)
**DEAD FUNNY: LAUNCH EVENT, Sunday 2nd November 2014, Bloomsbury Theatre**
An (almost) Halloween Night of horror and comedy.To tie in with the publication of a new anthology of horror stories by comedians, an evening of stand up, music, readings and maybe the return of some killer crabs.
With Charlie Higson, Stewart Lee, Josie Long, Steve Pretty, Joanna Neary, Johnny Mains, Robin Ince and a host of guests to be named.