Sir David Jason is to be the subject of two separate retrospective series on the Gold channel, Chortle can reveal. Broadcaster UKTV has commissioned the three-part series  David Jason: My Life On Screen and the comprehensive five-part Story Of Only Fools & Horses. This latter series promises rare and unseen footage from the Trotter archives, alongside cast and crew reminiscing their favourite scenes.

FILMING is to begin on the first series of the rebooted Porridge in Salford next month.

The Penny Dreadfuls are releasing two albums of their historical comedy plays.

Jerry Seinfeld has signed an exclusive new deal with Netflix.

John Bishop’s chat show In Conversation With… has been commissioned for two new series.

Comedian Jack Rooke is to present a BBC Three documentary series about male identity and mental health.

The makers of Have I Got News For You are producing a new comedy panel show, about fake news.

Robin Ince has signed a deal to write two books blending science and humour.

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