Bill Kerr – the butt of so many of Tony Hancock’s jibes – has died at his home in Perth, Australia, at the age of 92. Kerr was born into an Australian showbiz family while they were on tour in South Africa in 1922, and raised in rural New South Wales. He started started his career in the British variety circuit of the Forties, after the end of the war.

JASON BYRNE is to make a series for Irish broadcaster TV3 based on celebrities' embarrassing childhood snaps and other funny photographs.

Russell Brand is to be the subject of a feature-length documentary about his revolutionary beliefs.

Louis CK and Zach Galifianakis are to join forces on an a new comedy series.

Comedian Mike Epps has been cast as Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic of the comic legend – with Oprah Winfrey playing his grandmother.

BOTH seasons of The Green Room with Paul Prozenza – the comedians' round-table chat show that aired on Showtime in the US – have been made available legally in the UK for the first time.

Ricky Gervais has lost out on winning an Emmy for Derek to Jim Parsons from The Big Bang Theory.

Comedians Bec Hill and Will Franken are among the winners of the first Barry Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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