All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 03 December 2016
How Washington is run by alien brain-sucking ants...
The best comedy on demand
03/12/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.
Comedy star contracted Zika virus
...while filming Death In Paradise
03/12/2016 … Fresh Meat star Tony Gardner has revealed that he contracted the Zika virus while shooting Death In Paradise.
Take a peek inside No 9
New pictures from the Christmas episode
03/12/2016 … The BBC has released these images from the new Inside No 9.
Could Amy Schumer play Barbie?
Comic in talks over film role
03/12/2016 … Amy Schumer could be the new Barbie.
Trump and the Muslim...
Comedian wound up next to Donald's son on a UK flight
03/12/2016 … It must have been a shock for him, given the way his father foments hate and distrust of Muslims – but Eric Trump found himself next to a comedian called Mohammed on a flight to the UK this week.
Fri 02 December 2016
Secombe replaces 'Tony Hancock'
History repeats itself as Harry's son steps in to R4's Missing Hancocks
02/12/2016 … Harry Secombe’s son Andrew is to follow in his father’s footsteps – by appearing in Hancock’s Half Hour.
Farewell to a ‘brilliant farceur’
John Cleese pays tribute to Andrew Sachs
02/12/2016 … John Cleese has paid tribute to the 'brilliant farceur' Andrew Sachs, after he died at the age of 86.
Five-hour tribute to Andrew Sachs
Gold tears up its schedules for Fawlty special
02/12/2016 … The Gold TV channel has torn up its weekend schedules to pay tribute to Andrew Sachs – as BBC One also reruns a Fawlty Towers classic tonight.