August 2001 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 31 August 2001
Rerun for radio series
31/08/2001 … The original Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy radio series are to be repeated as a tribute to its creator Douglas Adams.
Thu 30 August 2001
Write good advice
Tips from industry bigwigs
30/08/2001 … Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry are to share their experience of comedy writing at an international conference this autumn.
Ce n'est pas Fabuleux
Critics savage French Ab Fab film
30/08/2001 … Critics have savaged a new French movie based on the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
Footlights on tour
Perrier nominees hit road
30/08/2001 … Cambridge Footlights are to take their Perrier-nominated show Far Too happy on tour.
Wed 29 August 2001
Goodbye to old Friends
Star 'heartbroken' as show ends
29/08/2001 … Jennifer Aniston says she's devastated about the imminent end of Friends.
West End Ed
Byrne hits the stage
29/08/2001 … Ed Byrne has announced a two-week run in London's West End.
Operation Good Buys
Mockumentary series on VHS
29/08/2001 … The third series of Operation Good Guys is released on video on Monday.
How Johnny was almost a priest
29/08/2001 … Johnny Vegas has spoken of how he almost became a priest - and says that he would have made a good one.