Stewart Lee is to publish a new book next August. Content Provider will feature a selection of Lee's newspaper columns and articles with annotations, foot-notes and some new material. The book will be published by Faber, whose publishing director Hannah Griffiths said: 'We are incredibly proud to have signed this new book from Stew, who continues his reign as the most thought-provoking and intelligent stand-up at work today.

John Cleese has vowed that he will never work for the BBC again.

Paul Merton has adapted Spike Milligan’s classic absurdist play The Bed-sitting Room for the radio.

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

John Cleese is to bring Fawlty Towers to the stage.

French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala has been sentenced to two months jail for racist and antisemitic comments made on stage.

Nikki Stone and Doc Brown are to help bring classical music to life in a new film for BBC TwoTen Pieces II is described as 'an exciting and immersive family film that mixes a star-studded cast with magical animation, live action and stunning close-up performance'.

Edinburgh's Assembly Rooms venue will be back under old management for next year's Fringe.

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