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Stephen Merchant is to make his West End stage debut this summer. He will star in a new production of Richard Bean’s The Mentalists, which runs at the Wyndham’s Theatre from July 3 to September 26. The play is a comic two-hander set in a Finsbury Park hotel room when two friends ‘are forced to confront the darker side of their unique relationship’.

Rapper-turned-comic Doc Brown is to co-star in the new David Brent movie, Ricky Gervais has announced.

Sky 1 has ordered a second series of comedy-facutal show 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.

DES CLARKE is to star in his own six-part BBC Radio Scotland comedy series, Des Clarke Exposed, starting at 1.

Harry and Paul's Story of the Twos has been nominated for three Royal Television Society awards.

John Kearns has begun filming BBC Three’s new spoof police show Top Coppers.

A court has ordered comedian Ross Wagman to pay back £6,500 in unpaid rent he racked up – at a rate of just £1 a month.

Jongleurs comedy club in Leeds is to close next month.

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Margate Theatre Royal

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Swansea Grand Theatre

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