January 2004 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 30 January 2004
Worth his Zalt
Andy named best stand-up
30/01/2004 … Andy Zaltzman has won an award for best stand-up.
Spikey complains over book 'libel'
30/01/2004 … Phoenix Nights star Dave Spikey is demanding an apology after a new book wrongly criticised him for a routine he has never performed.
Awards for Morris, Amos and Smith
30/01/2004 … Julia Morris, Stephen K Amos and Will Smith have won this year's Time Out comedy awards.
Thu 29 January 2004
All the names change for US version
29/01/2004 … Further details have emerged of the American cast of The Office.
Ali G conman escapes jail
£500 fine for carnival scam
29/01/2004 … A conman who convinced a Welsh town that Ali G would attend their carnival fined £500.
More Hitchhikers climb aboard
Ford Prefect and Trillian named
29/01/2004 … Hip hop star Mos Def has landed the role of Ford Prefect in the new Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy movie.
Soap star 'theatened Jim'
Davidson in trouble over dirty joke
29/01/2004 … EastEnders actor Steve McFadden has reportedly threatened Jim Davidson over a dirty joke he made about his girlfriend.
Broadcast award for Merrion's show
29/01/2004 … Bo Selecta has been named best comedy at the annual Broadcast awards.