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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
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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.

Fiends reunited | The week's comedy trivia

Fiends reunited

The week's comedy trivia

28/09/2007 … ĎIím 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

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

Frankie speaking... | Lost Howerd recordings unearthed

Frankie speaking...

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

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

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.

Money talks... | Stage time to the highest bidder

Money talks...

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 Britainís biggest comedy clubs.

French and Saunders live | First 2008 dates revealed

French and Saunders live

First 2008 dates revealed

26/09/2007 … Details of he first French & Saunders tour dates of 2008 have been released.