Greg Davies and Alex Horne are to present a new entertainment series on UKTV Dave. Taskmaster will involve Davies setting tasks to a group of well-known comedians and ultimately deciding who wins. Horne will assist Davies's Taskmaster as his right-hand-man, coaxing the comedians to show how 'comic, creative and seriously competitive they are'.

The documentary about Malcolm Hardee’s legendary Tunnel Club is to get a rare screening as part of the Greenwich Comedy Festival next week.

Comedian John Scott has credited Chortle with helping save his honeymoon at the last minute – after we intervened in a dispute over unpaid fees from club chain Jongleurs.

Julian Barratt has directed a section of a bloody horror anthology movie being launched tonight.

Rare early appearances from stand-up giants are to be released on YouTube, thanks to the Just For Laughs festival.

Bridget Christie and Toast Of London have picked up awards at the prestigious international Rose d'Or festival.

Patrick Kielty has written a new sitcom which will be previewed at the BBC next week.

US stand-up Aziz Ansari is to return to London in November.

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