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Yonderland star Simon Farnaby is making a film about a hopeless golfer who blagged his way into the British Open, Chortle can reveal. The Phantom Of The Open is based on the story of Maurice Flitcroft, who gatecrashed the 1976 competition by pretending to be a professional, despite having never played 18 holes on a proper course. In his qualifier he scored 49 over par at the Formby links, and has been dubbed ‘the world's worst golfer’ and ‘Don Quixote with a nine iron’.

Mackenzie Crook comedy Detectorists looks set to return, one of its stars has hinted.

• 'When people go to a comedy show, there's an expectation that they wanna forget about things, but fuck that, you've got cats on YouTube now, you can watch that you lazy pricks.

BBC Three is releasing a new short-form comedy series about a relationship between two millennials.

Pete Teckman was last night crowned Silver Stand-Up of the Year in a competition for older comedians.

Sky 1 comedy Mount Pleasant is to end after six years.

The BBC Trust has declined to intervene after a viewer complained about an anti-Liverpool joke on Have I Got News For You.

Simon Amstell has announced his fifth stand-up tour of the UK.

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