September 2007 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 21 September 2007
Open the box...
Comedy web 'channel' goes online
21/09/2007 … The big-budget comedy website Comedybox has gone online this morning.
Thu 20 September 2007
Broadway, here he comes...
Jeffries lands Denis Leary support gig
20/09/2007 … British-based stand-up Jim Jeffries is to open for Denis Leary at the New York Comedy Festival.
Have I got views for you...
Merton lands more travelogues
20/09/2007 … Paul Merton is to make two more travelogues – about India and Germany - following the success of his programmes about China.
Sued for $65m over 'stolen' gag
Comedy Central's Colbert stands accused
20/09/2007 … A comedian says he is launching a $65million lawsuit against a rival who stole his joke.
Wed 19 September 2007
Genius on the box
Gorman's show set for TV transfer
19/09/2007 … Dave Gorman’s Radio 4 show Genius is set to transfer on to TV.
More of Les
Jo Brand to host Dawson tribute
19/09/2007 … Jo Brand is to present a Radio 2 tribute to Les Dawson.
Al Murray writes his first book
19/09/2007 … Al Murray has written his first book, in the guise of the Pub LandlordThe comic landed a deal with Hodder & Stoughton to publish his hardback Book Of British Common Sense on October 11, priced £18.
Tue 18 September 2007
Prepare for Frost
BBC to celebrate Sixties satire
18/09/2007 … The BBC is to revive Sixties satire The Frost Report for a one-off special.