Yes Minister co-creator Sir Antony Jay has died at the age of 86. A statement from his representative confirmed that he died peacefully on Sunday evening after a long illness, surrounded by his wife and family. Jay wrote the 1980s BBC television series, starring Paul Eddington and Sir Nigel Hawthorne, with Jonathan Lynn.

Eric Idle is bringing back Rutland Weekend Television for a Christmas one-off covering the entire history of the universe in an hour, with the help of Professor Brian Cox.

David Walliams  is to host a revival of  Blankety Blank.

Comedian Masai Graham has won this year’s Joke of the Fringe award with: ‘My dad has suggested that I register for a donor card.

Mrs Brown’s Boys is the greatest British sitcom of the 21st Century, according to viewers.

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