September 2003 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 30 September 2003
Bill's on wheels
Connolly to front bikers' show
30/09/2003 … Billy Connolly is to host a TV show about disabled motorcyclists.
Blow for US Kumars
Spoof talk show dropped from schedules
30/09/2003 … The American version of The Kumars At Number 42 has been dropped from the schedules before it has even been aired.
A winning idea
New awards for American comedy
30/09/2003 … A new set of awards is to honour the best in American comedy.
BBC7 to showcase more stand-ups
30/09/2003 … Digital radio station BBC7 is to showcase a fresh collection of stand-ups new to broadcasting.
R4 rap for floral language
'Pansy' gag deemed unacceptable
30/09/2003 … The News Quiz has been rapped by broadcasting watchdogs for a gag about the word 'pansy'.
A poifect revival
The Three Stooges make comeback
30/09/2003 … The Three Stooges are to return to cinema screens, thanks to the Farrelly Brothers.
Mon 29 September 2003
Bilko 'best ever sitcom'
Silvers tops Radio Times list
29/09/2003 … The Phil Silvers show has been named the greatest ever sitcom.
Sun 28 September 2003
'I still fancy Johnny rotten'
Vegas's wife hopes to save marriage
28/09/2003 … Johnny Vegas's marriage could still be saved, his wife has told the Sunday newspapers.