All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 25 November 2003
Bill to troll the UK
Bailey will hit the road next spring
25/11/2003 … Bill Bailey is to tour the UK next year on the back of his Never Mind The Buzzcocks fame.
Mon 24 November 2003
Brent's the Pitts
Could Brad star in The Office USA?
24/11/2003 … It seems a most unlikely casting choice for the awkward, inept and annoying David Brent - but Brad Pitt could be the star of the American remake of The Office.
28-day sentence for art stunt
24/11/2003 … Comedy Terrorist Aaron Barschak has been jailed for 28 days for hurling red paint over a Turner-nominated artist.
A barrel of laughs
Win Al Murray's first DVD
24/11/2003 … Al Murray has today released his first live video - My Gaff, My Rules.
See You Next Tuesday
Win Ardal O'Hanlon tickets
24/11/2003 … Father Ted Ardal O'Hanlon is currently making his West End debut in the comedy See You Next Tuesday - and we have five pairs of tickets to give away.
Their Jerry Springer moment
Comedy opera named best musical
24/11/2003 … Jerry Springer The Opera has been named the year's best musical.
Sun 23 November 2003
Comedy gold unearthed
At Last The 1948 Show, at last
23/11/2003 … An episode of the Sixties comedy series that spawned the Pythons is to be aired for the first time in 36 years, after lost footage was painstakingly reconstructed.
Sat 22 November 2003
Dave's a headliner
Spikey pens newspaper sitcom
22/11/2003 … Phoenix Nights star Dave Spikey is working on a new ITV1 sitcom set in a useless local newspaper.