February 2004 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 25 February 2004
Second term for student comics
Award set to be annual event
25/02/2004 … Plans are under way to make the Chortle Student Comic award an annual event after Warwick University's Lloyd Langford took the inaugural title.
Les's secret diaries revealed
25/02/2004 … Les Dawson's previously unseen diaries are to be revealed in a TV show this spring.
Moran more gigs
Dylan announces new tour
25/02/2004 … Dylan Moran has announced a new set of live dates.
Tue 24 February 2004
Ricky hits the road
Gervais announces his first tour
24/02/2004 … Ricky Gervais has announced his first national stand-up tour.
Worse than Jim Davidson
Kay tops 'over-rated' poll
24/02/2004 … Comedy fans dislike Peter Kay even more than Jim Davidson.
Kitson, Gorman triumph
Two Chortle awards apiece
24/02/2004 … Daniel Kitson and Dave Gorman were the biggest winners at last night's Chortle awards.
Mon 23 February 2004
The Crouches to return
...but now with a black writer
23/02/2004 … BBC's first black sitcom, The Crouches, is to return despite attracting a critical mauling and only modest audiences.
Jerry well done
Springer opera nets four Oliviers
23/02/2004 … Jerry Springer: The Opera won four of Britain's leading theatre awards last night.