The BBC has apologised over jokes about the Queen’s sex life that were judged a ‘serious breach’ of editorial guidelines. More than 100 listeners complained over the  Radio 4 panel show Don’t Make Me Laugh, in which comedians aim to talk about topics without causing the audience to chuckle. But the episode which aired on the  Queen's 90th birthday included the subject that ‘The Queen must have had sex at least four times’  – promoting the outrage.

Fans filming comedy shows on their phones could be a thing of a past, thanks to a new Apple invention.

The Late Late Show with James Corden is to be screened in the UK for the first time.

Spencer Jones, Murder In Successville and Chewing Gum have all scooped accolades at the Broadcast Digital Awards.

Silent comedy act Tape Face has called out a Brazilian TV show for stealing his act.

Lembit Opik is taking a second stab at a comedy career, by starring in a musical at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Gigs postponed by psychic comedy character Shirley Ghostman have finally been rescheduled – a full year after they were initially cancelled.

Hugh Laurie, Sarah Silverman and Jeffrey Tambor are to get their own stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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