Harry Hill is to make his acting debut for BBC One in Professor Branestaw, a family film adapted from the classic series of children's books. The comic will be playing Norman Hunter’s absent-minded inventor in a script by Fast Show actor Charlie Higson, who also wrote the Young Bond series. Higson will also appear as the mayor of the quintessential English village of Great Pagwell.

Production is about to start on Comedy Central’s new sitcom Mummy’s Boys, following a successful pilot.

John Cleese says he felt ‘no trace of excitement’ at being on stage for the Monty Python farewell gigs earlier this year.

The comedy week ahead…TonightONLINE: Experience all the excitement of a live comedy show on a hugely topical issue – but oddly delayed by ten days after it was made.

Seann Walsh had to cancel his gig in Hertford last night – after going to Hereford instead.

Hundreds of friends and relations of Robin Williams played their respects to the late comedian at a private memorial in San Francisco yesterday.

WTF: Weekly Trivia File.

Count Arthur Strong is to return to Radio 4 for a one-off Christmas special.

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