All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 31 December 2006
So, what brings you here?
Chortle's top stories of 2006
31/12/2006 … Chortle has been visited 4.
Sat 30 December 2006
Benny's 7ft erection
Statue to Hill 'by 2008'
30/12/2006 … Campaigners planning a statue to commemorate of Benny Hill are hoping to have it in place by 2008.
Margo Leadbetter, CBE
And Hugh Laurie's honoured, too
30/12/2006 … Hugh Laurie and Penelope Keith have been awarded gongs in the New Year Honours.
Fri 29 December 2006
Where the funny money is
Britain's richest comedians
29/12/2006 … Tracey Ullman has topped a list of the wealthiest British comedians.
The week's comedy trivia
29/12/2006 … Because trivia never takes a holiday.
The acts on the road in 2007
29/12/2006 … Some of the most successful; shows from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe have announced tours in the New Year.
Thu 28 December 2006
Lee plays Dumb
Evans' latest West End role
28/12/2006 … Lee Evans is to star in Harold Pinter’s play The Dumb Waiter in London’s West End.
Why laughter is contagious
Here's the science bit
28/12/2006 … Scientists believe they’ve worked out why laughter is so contagious.