September 2003 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 05 September 2003
Woody eyes Perrier winner
Martin auditions for movie role
05/09/2003 … Perrier-winner Demetri Martin has auditioned for a role in the next Woody Allen movie.
Tate exhibits her talents
Comic actress lands BBC2 series
05/09/2003 … Catherine Tate is to star in her own six-part BBC2 series.
No Seaman and Garfunkel...
Goalie blocks telly spoof
05/09/2003 … David Seaman was furious after being caught out by a hidden camera TV show, and has blocked his clip from being shown.
Wed 03 September 2003
Sales slide at Jongleurs
But chain still takes £28m a year
03/09/2003 … Jongleurs owners Regent Inns have announced that its profits fell almost 13 per cent over the last year.
A kick in the ballots
Comedy Terrorist stands for election
03/09/2003 … Comedy Terrorist Aaron Barschak is to fight the Brent East by-election later this month.
Mrs Overall: The Musical
Acorn Antiques heads for West End
03/09/2003 … Victoria Wood's soap parody Acorn Antiques is to be turned into a West End musical.
Tue 02 September 2003
Frank goes to Hollywood
Oscar bid for Father Ted star's film
02/09/2003 … A short film starring Father Ted's Frank Kelly has won a place in a Los Angeles film festival.
Mon 01 September 2003
Show me the funny...
Comedy's oldest talent quest returns
01/09/2003 … Comedy's oldest new talent contest has opened for entries for 2004.