May 2004 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 30 May 2004
Spike's will feud ends
Children drop claim to his house
30/05/2004 … Spike Millgan’s family have reportedly ended their feud over his estate, with his children dropping any claim to his home.
Fri 28 May 2004
Wayans brothers to make stand-up movie
28/05/2004 … Two of the Wayans brothers are to make a comedy movie set in the world of stand-up.
Thu 27 May 2004
Vic makes Ramsay crack
Chef explodes over eggs request
27/05/2004 … Gordon Ramsay has exploded with rage at Vic Reeves, branding him a ‘fucking twat’.
Comic 'not anti-Semitic'
French star cleared in court
27/05/2004 … A comedian who gave the Nazi salute while dressed as an Orthodox Jew on a TV has been cleared of anti-Semitism.
Wed 26 May 2004
Kim says no to Sex
Movie plans dropped
26/05/2004 … Plans for a movie version of Sex And The City have been dropped after star Kim Cattrall pulled out.
Driving a hard bargain
Brydon's six-figure book deal
26/05/2004 … Rob Brydon has landed a six-figure book deal involving his lovelorn chauffeur Keith Barret.
Fringe 'shuns regional talent'
Comic slams venues and promoters
26/05/2004 … A Manchester comic has blasted Edinburgh Fringe producers for shunning talent that doesn’t come from London.
Tue 25 May 2004
Be a Perrier judge
Comedy fans wanted
25/05/2004 … Perrier has launched its hunt for three punters to help judge the most coveted prize in comedy.