Shappi Khorsandi is writing her first novel. Nina Is Not OK is described as 'a very dark, very funny, bittersweet and edgy tale of a 17-year-old girl coming to terms with addiction, low self-esteem and one disastrous Saturday night that she can't even remember'. It follows her childhood memoirs about being an Iranian refugee, A Beginner's Guide To Acting English, which was released in 2010.

Back To The Future legend Christopher Lloyd is to take part in the next series of Crackanory.

Dapper Laughs says he should have been ‘educated’ about rape, rather than losing his TV series over offensive comments he made at a gig.

The comedy week ahead.

Over the past 15 years, Will Franken has forged a reputation as a fast-paced, multi-layered character comedian.

Steve Coogan's American comedy Happyish has been cancelled amid poor ratings.

• 'In comedy the most important person is the person you're playing to, the person you're trying to make laugh.

FRANKIE BOYLE, Jason Manford and Ardal O'Hanlon are to perform in one of the Rugby World Cup Fanzones this autumn.

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James Acaster

Camden Head Islington

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Dara O Briain

York Barbican Centre

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