Interviews with comedians, comedy reviews, Perfect Playlists and other comedy features, all collected in one place.
Sun 22 March 2009
Turning over a new leaf
Tamsin Greig on Black Books' return
22/03/2009 … For Black Books star Tamsin Greig, there's only one thing better than working with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey and that's when Simon Pegg joined the cast.
All their yesterdays...
20 years of Blackadder
22/03/2009 … It looked like becoming one of the most expensive mistakes in the BBC's history.
The forgotten man of comedy?
22/03/2009 … Stanley Baxter is the neglected icon of British comedy, say the makers of a new tribute programme.
The true Ronnie
Returning to our screens after a self-imposed exile, Ronnie Barker talks about the highlights of his career...
22/03/2009 … He was a star on top of his game - a staple of prime-time TV, and critically acclaimed for his unforgettable role in a groundbreaking sitcom.
Stroke of genius?
Interview: Ash Atalla
22/03/2009 … “Growing up is a total pain in the arse, but we all have to do it at some point.
Anything goes? That's lazy
Armando Iannucci on his new satire
22/03/2009 … You wouldn't describe Armando Iannucci as a one-trick pony.
The G spot
Ali's director talks about their experiences in the US
22/03/2009 … After reaching saturation point in Britain to the point that no celebrity could ever be genuinely duped Ali G creator Sacha Baron Cohen wisely moved to America for his next batch of high-profile victims.
Fab to be back, darling
Lumley and Saunders discuss their sitcom's return
22/03/2009 … Five years after downing their last Bolly, Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone are back for another run of Absolutely Fabulous - but the new series proved a little more difficult to write than the last.