September 2007 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 28 September 2007
Vintage comedy scripts auctioned
...to raise cash for animal charity
28/09/2007 … Carla Lane is selling her original sitcom scripts for Bread, Butterflies and The Liver Birds to raise money for an animal sanctuary.
The week's comedy trivia
28/09/2007 … ‘I’m one of the few people who went to rehab to wean myself off God.
Women can't tell jokes
...say 97 per cent of the population
28/09/2007 … Just three per cent of people think women are better at telling jokes than men.
Thu 27 September 2007
Lost Howerd recordings unearthed
27/09/2007 … Rare footage of Frankie Howerd, unheard in decades, has been discovered in his country house.
Little Britain sets a record
Best-selling comedy DVD ever
27/09/2007 … Little Britain has entered the record books as the best-selling television comedy DVD in the world.
Wed 26 September 2007
BBC says 'no' to Comedy Awards
C4 now frontrunner to air ceremony
26/09/2007 … BBC One has turned down the chance to air this year's British Comedy Awards, according to new reports.
Stage time to the highest bidder
26/09/2007 … Wannabe stand-ups normally face years slogging around the open-mic circuit before proving themselves worthy of coveted stage time at Britain’s biggest comedy clubs.
French and Saunders live
First 2008 dates revealed
26/09/2007 … Details of he first French & Saunders tour dates of 2008 have been released.