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The BBC has commissioned a third series of Count Arthur Strong. Steve Delaney’s senile music hall performer will be back on BBC One for seven new episodes next year. He posted the news in character on Twitter, saying: ‘It’s my very great delight to announce that BBBC1 in their finite wisden have commissioned a 3rd series of Count Arthur Strong.

First the BBC had a hit Horrible Histories – now ITV is to air Horrible Science.

Comedian Sajeela Kershi hasi won an Asian Women of Achievement Award.

Five comedians are to perform the UK's highest ever stand-up gig on the summit of Ben Lomond.

A boorish heckler has been suspended from his job after a comedian went public about his 'rapey' comments.

David Letterman bowed out of the Late Show last night, after 22 years on the air and 6,028 broadcast.

CATASTROPHE, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's Channel 4 comedy has been shortlisted for the best new programme of the year in the Edinburgh TV Awards, awarded during the city's TV festival in August.

Radio 4's Sketchorama showcase is to return with a new host, Isy Suttie.