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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…

Mon 10 September 2007

A 'Buzzcocks' – but for comedy | BBC works on new panel show
© Paula Solloway
© Paula Solloway

A 'Buzzcocks' – but for comedy

BBC works on new panel show

10/09/2007 … The BBC is working on new radio quiz game, based on archive comedy clips and comedy trivia.

Gervais in privacy row | Ricky sets lawyers on to local paper

Gervais in privacy row

Ricky sets lawyers on to local paper

10/09/2007 … Ricky Gervais has set his lawyers on to his local newspaper after it printed pictures of his house, claiming it breached his privacy.

Sun 09 September 2007

Comics vs the God bovverers | Legal blitz on catchphrase posters

Comics vs the God bovverers

Legal blitz on catchphrase posters

09/09/2007 … Religious groups have been forced to stop using catchphrases from Little Britain and Catherine Tate to try to persuade youngsters into church.

Fri 07 September 2007

Coogan in Hamlet (the sequel) | Shooting starts this month

Coogan in Hamlet (the sequel)

Shooting starts this month

07/09/2007 … Steve Coogan is to star in a new comedy movie called Hamlet 2.

An out-of-control Dick | The week's trivia round-up

An out-of-control Dick

The week's trivia round-up

07/09/2007 … ‘I've gone a surprisingly long way on virtually no talent’ – Jimmy Carr.

N means 'no' | Comic silenced for using N-word

N means 'no'

Comic silenced for using N-word

07/09/2007 … Black comic Eddie Griffin has been booted off stage for peppering his set with ‘the N-word’.

Wed 05 September 2007

'The funniest fellas and fillies' | Loaded's comedy award shortlist

'The funniest fellas and fillies'

Loaded's comedy award shortlist

05/09/2007 … Chris Moyles, Fern Britton and Posh and Becks are some of Britain’s funniest people, according to the nominations for the annual Loaded Lafta awards.

Feeling the Heat | ITV2 plans celeb-mag sitcom
© BBC
© BBC

Feeling the Heat

ITV2 plans celeb-mag sitcom

05/09/2007 … ITV2 is considering a sitcom set in the offices of a Heat-style celebrity magazine.