February 2002 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 23 February 2002
Dee sent to Siberia
23/02/2002 … Jack Dee is being sent to Siberia.
Ross sidekick launches comedy club
23/02/2002 … Andy Davies, known to TV and radio audiences as Jonathan Ross's sidekick, is to launch a new comedy club.
Fri 22 February 2002
When Lily met Bette
Show inspired by One2One ads
22/02/2002 … Lily Savage creator Paul O'Grady is to 'meet' his heroine Bette Davis in a one-off ITV show.
Vegas for Radio 4
Johnny pens comedy drama
22/02/2002 … Johnny Vegas has written a comedy-drama for Radio 4.
Jupitus sings Britney
22/02/2002 … Phill Jupitus entertained a comedy club audience with a rendition of a Britney Spears hit last night.
Thu 21 February 2002
'Frankly, it's been some time coming'
21/02/2002 … John Cleese is to receive one of the international television industry's top honours.
A moved Moose
Plus Yorks and London club news
21/02/2002 … Some of comedy's longest-running clubs have announced changes and additions to their venues.
C4 clinches Simpsons
C5 'disappointed' to lose out
21/02/2002 … Channel 4 has won the rights to air The Simpsons after the BBC pulled out of a bidding war.