All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 30 January 2015
Flight Of The Conchords to tour again'
A tight 5: January 30
30/01/2015 … FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS could be hitting the road again – with some new material.
Radio 4 sitcom for Josie Long
About 'trying to fit in and feel less alone'
30/01/2015 … Josie Long is making a sitcom for Radio 4.
Fury over BBC writer's 'kill Assange' tweet
Controversy hits new comedy based on the Wikileaks founder
30/01/2015 … The writer of the BBC's new comedy inspired by Julian Assange once called for the police to publicly shoot the Wikileaks founder in the head.
Thu 29 January 2015
Bad Education movie inches forward
Talks over distribution deal
29/01/2015 … Plans for a movie version of Jack Whitehall's sitcom Bad Education have reportedly taken another step forward.
'Tears of a clown' films wow Sundance
Buzz for documentaries about stand-up
29/01/2015 … Documentaries about psychology of stand-up are proving a hit at the Sundance Film Festival.
First Fringe tickets go on sale
A tight 5: January 29
29/01/2015 … TICKETS have gone on sale for the first events at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Comic punches compere in the face
Watch as another US open mic night becomes a fight
29/01/2015 … A comedy audience were stunned after an open mic comic punched the compere in the face.
Will this US version of Cuckoo fly?
NBC orders another remake
29/01/2015 … An American remake of BBC Three comedy Cuckoo is back on the cards.