December 2004 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 08 December 2004
Bring five alive
Quest for the next big sitcom
08/12/2004 … Channel Five has launched a quest to find new comedy writers to create its first homegrown sitcom.
Craig's Late news
Scottish comic lands top US TV job
08/12/2004 … Scottish comic Craig Ferguson has landed one of the most sought-after jobs on late-night American TV.
Tue 07 December 2004
This law's a joke
Atkinson protests religion Bill
07/12/2004 … Rowan Atkinson has launched an attack on a planned new law against inciting religious hatred, claiming it is an attack on freedom of speech.
Bold as brass
Tribute to 'Cheeky Chappie' Miller
07/12/2004 … A life-size bronze statue of music hall legend Max Miller is to be erected in his home town of Brighton.
Ricky makes tracks
Gervais records 'hit' for planned sitcom
07/12/2004 … Ricky Gervais has written a song for a new sitcom created by two of his Office colleagues.
Goodies to tour
... after 22 years
07/12/2004 … The Goodies are to appear in their first ever live stage show, 22 years after their TV series ended.
Mon 06 December 2004
US critic concedes Brits are funnier
06/12/2004 … A leading American TV critic has finally admitted what many have long suspected: that the Brits are funnier than his countrymen.
Another award nomination...
06/12/2004 … Little Britain has been nominated for yet another comedy award, this one judged by a panel of leading TV industry experts.