Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Fri 07 March 2014
'One of the nice things about the BBC is they don't really promote the series'
Stewart Lee talks to Jay Richardson about Comedy Vehicle
07/03/2014 … For comics, he is perceived as the ultimate – if inflated – authority on artistic integrity, ‘The Grand Poobah of Comedy’, as Al Murray has dubbed him.
Wed 05 March 2014
Born on BBC Three
The best of the channel's comedy commissions
05/03/2014 … The BBC’s youth channel has faced brickbats for its tabloid-titled documentaries and some of its less salubrious, flashy output.
Tue 04 March 2014
Inside Broadcasting House
Meet the cast of new comedy W1A
04/03/2014 … W1A, the follow up to Twenty Twelve that's set in the upper echelons of the BBC, starts on BBC Two soon.
Mon 03 March 2014
'There aren't clear signals for laughter'
Richard Ayoade talks about The Double, Chris Morris and his future plans
03/03/2014 … Though best known as Moss in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd, Richard Ayoade is also establishing himself as a director with his second feature film, The Double, a nightmarish, dystopian comedy-drama, loosely based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella, due out next month.
Fri 28 February 2014
Eight things that sound better with the Benny Hill music
28/02/2014 … Unleash the Yakety Sax.
Thu 27 February 2014
Not just a gagging gargoyle
Andre Vincent pays tribute to Marty Feldman, the unorthodox comedian
27/02/2014 … ‘Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.
Wed 26 February 2014
Bill Hicks: A career in videos
To mark the 20th anniversary of his death
26/02/2014 … Twenty years ago to the day, Bill Hicks died of pancreatic cancer, at just 34 years old… although his legacy is still felt across stand-up today.
Wed 19 February 2014
'The material is cooking with gas'
Stewart Lee on the return of Comedy Vehicle
19/02/2014 … I just found out that transmission of the 3rd series of the Bafta, multiple British Comedy Award and Chortle award winning Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle has been scheduled to begin a week on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10.