All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 31 December 2005
Goodness Gracious OBE
Bhaskar gets New Year honour
31/12/2005 … Kumars star Sanjeev Bhaskar has been awarded an OBE in the New Year honours list.
Fri 30 December 2005
Catholics can South Park
'Appalling' episode is dropped
30/12/2005 … Comedy Central has pulled a repeat of South Park after it incensed Catholics.
Clary breaks his foot
Julian in panton fall
30/12/2005 … Julian Clary has broken his foot after taking a fall in pantomime.
Thu 29 December 2005
Fans' fury at Peter's old gags
29/12/2005 … Furious Peter Kay fans have been complaining they feel ‘ripped off’ by his latest DVD.
Thomas writes his first book
29/12/2005 … Mark Thomas is writing his first book.
Wed 28 December 2005
Drugs killed him
Coroner's report into Hedberg's death
28/12/2005 … American stand-up Mitch Hedberg died of an accidental drug overdose, the US media have reported.
Mon 26 December 2005
Lee's No 1
Evans tops Christmas DVD chart
26/12/2005 … Lee Evans has taken the Christmas No 1 for DVD sales – triumphing over big-budget Hollywood rivals.
Sat 24 December 2005
I'm not free!
Inman gets hitched to long-term partner
24/12/2005 … John Inman has got hitched to his long-term partner.