Richard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for a show about being the victim of sexual assault. Welling up with emotion as he collected he award, he said: ‘The darkness that came over me. .

Delta Airlines is editing a Chris Rock comedy special on its in-flight entertainment systems after a passenger complained about the comedian’s use of the word ‘faggot’.

A new stage play has been created based around Radio 4 comedy characters Hamish and Dougal.

LIVE At The Apollo is to return for six more episodes and a Christmas special, to be recorded at the London venue in October, Names of the stand-ups taking part in the 12th series have not yet been released, but free tickets are available here.

John Cleese has been offered the starring role in a new BBC sitcom.

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