Sue Perkins is piloting a new topical comedy show with a difference – all the news stories will be taken from local newspapers. Comedians Phil Ellis and Guz Khan have been lined up for the initial episode of Hold The Front Page, which is being made for Radio 4. The show will be recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre in Central London next week (see our free tickets page for details of how to be in the studio audience).

A choir calling themselves the 12 Disciples Of David Brent entertained commuters at London’s St Pancras station today.

A TOTAL of 600 Vines created by Glaswegian comic Limmy are to be screened as part of the London Short Film Festival.

Dramatic footage has been posted of a comedian ducking gunfire during her stand-up set.

The BBC has commissioned a full series of Johnny Vegas comedy Home From Home.

Sara Pascoe’s Animal has been named one of the ten most interesting books of the year by QI.

Amy Schumer is up for two Grammy awards.

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