Calling Conservative MP Philip Davies a ‘toad-faced hypocrite’ is perfectly all right, according to the BBC Trust. The Tory lodged a complaint after Russell Howard mocked him during two episodes of Good News, also calling him an ‘arsehole’ a ‘wanker’ a ‘windbag and a ‘shit for brains’. But the Trust ruled against him.

Comedian Tom Price has signed up to present a weekend show on Magic Radio.

• Joel Dommett has painted a still life using his penis, after meeting an Australian (who else?) who's mastered the art.

Jim Davidson and  Joe Pasquale are making their debuts in the spiritual home of alternative comedy, the Comedy Store.

JOSH WIDDICOMBE is to be one of the contestants in the revived Crystal Maze when Stephen Merchant hosts the one-off special for Channel 4’s Stand Up For Cancer campaign next month.

John Bishop has announced an arena tour for autumn 2017.

Still Game is to return to the stage for another live show.

Garth Merenghi creator Matthew Holness is returning to TV with a new horror-comedy short.

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Sean Lock: Keep It Light

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