31/12/2004 … Eric Sykes has been made a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list.
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 31 December 2004
31/12/2004 … Eddie Izzard could be the next British star to appear in The Simpsons.
31/12/2004 … Vic Reeves may turn his back on the BBC, because it keeps turning his ideas down.
31/12/2004 … Multiple sclerosis has finally robbed Richard Pryor of his voice.
Thu 30 December 2004
30/12/2004 … The Women’s Institute has forced the BBC to edit a Little Britain sketch depicting their members as homophobic racists who vomit at the mere mention of a…
Tue 28 December 2004
28/12/2004 … Veteran American stand-up George Carlin has checked himself into rehab to treat a drink and drug problem.
Mon 27 December 2004
27/12/2004 … Catherine Tate’s sketch show has been recommissioned for a second series.
Fri 24 December 2004
24/12/2004 … Johnny Vegas is to star in a TV adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House.