Two long-lost episodes of Monty Python precursor At Last The 1948 Show have been discovered in Sir David Frost’s personal archives. The show featured John Cleese and Graham Chapman alongside Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman, and Aimi Macdonald. But Thames Television wiped all the tapes, except for two episodes rescued by Cleese when he became aware of what was happening.

Steve Coogan is to step into the shoes of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman on a planned new comedy.

Goodfellas actor Frank Sivero is suing The Simpsons for a staggering $250million – claiming they ripped off his wiseguy character for one of Fat Tony's henchmen.

Kirsty Wark is to present a BBC comedy show.

LEE NELSON is to host a live stand-up gig on YouTube to mark the end of Stoptober, the four-week quit smoking challenge.

BBC One has announced the cast for its adaptation of David Walliams’s children's book, The Boy In The Dress.

HONOR BLACKMAN will be making a guest appearance in the second series of Gold’s sitcom, You, Me & Them.

There's just one week to go in the annual competition to find the best new Christmas cracker joke run by TV channel Gold.

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