All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 01 September 2015
Kevin Hart announces UK dates
A tight 5: September 1
01/09/2015 … KEVIN HART has announced three UK dates – three years after becoming the second American comic to sell out London's O2 Arena.
Bloomsbury Theatre shuts unexpectedly
Blow to comedy shows
01/09/2015 … One of London’s main comedy theatres has been forced to close unexpectedly because of asbestos.
Mon 31 August 2015
Spencer Jones is the comics' favourite... twice
And Michael Legge named 'best person'
31/08/2015 … Spencer Jones has won the awards for best Edinburgh Fringe show AND best performer – as voted for by fellow comedians.
Fringe ticket sales up 5.24 per cent
Another record year in Edinburgh
31/08/2015 … Edinburgh Fringe ticket sales are up by more than five per cent on last year, it has been announced.
Sun 30 August 2015
Al Murray to become an MP
...in a sitcom inspired by Pub Landlord's real campaign
30/08/2015 … Al Murray could star in a sitcom in which his Pub Landlord creation becomes an MP.
An evening with Harry and Paul
The comedy week ahead
30/08/2015 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 29 August 2015
Revealed: The comedians' favourite Fringe acts
Awards shortlist out
29/08/2015 … The frontrunners have been announced for the comedians' choice awards at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Malcolm Hardee winners announced
For originality, publicity stunt and earning potential
29/08/2015 … The winners of the Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards have been announced at the Edinburgh Fringe.