Rhod Gilbert is to be the permanent host of Never Mind The Buzzcocks. BBC Two has today confirmed a 28th series of the comedy pop show, with Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus returning as team captains. Gilbert has twice hosted the show before, in 2009 and 2011.

Laura Solon has signed a script deal with Hollywood studio Universal.

BAD EDUCATION, Benidorm, Birds Of A Feather and Derek are the best TV comedies of the year, according to the TV Choice awards.

Impressions show Dead Ringers is returning to Radio 4 after seven years.

THEY may have boasted that the first reunion show sold out in 42.

E4 has bought the rights to Almost Royal – the blue-blooded American comedy series starring comics Ed Gamble and Amy Hoggart.

Daniel Kitson has announced a series of Fringe shows.

The comedy week aheadTodayLIVE IN LONDON: Chortle's jam-packed Edinburgh showcase, Fast Fringe, comes to the Leicester Square Theatre, with Susan Calman introducing 28 comedy and variety acts in one ridiculously over-stuffed bill.

Live Comedy

Gig Of The Day

Udderbelly South Bank

The Horne Section

From 21:15 to 22:25

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Milton Jones

Milton Keynes Theatre

Friday 26th Jun From 20:00

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