All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 09 November 2007
Bewitched gets UK remake
...from My Hero creator
09/11/2007 … Classic Sixties comedy Bewitched is set to be remade for the British market.
Craig David and the rest of the week's comedy trivia
09/11/2007 … Jim Davidson says: ‘I've got lots of gay friends but I don't really want to go around with a banner saying, “Some of my best friends are gay”.
Strike begins to bite
Could producers turn to UK writers?
09/11/2007 … Family Guy and The Office are the latest casualties of the US writers’ strike, with production on both shows grinding to a halt.
Thu 08 November 2007
Making a good impression...
Jon Culshaw to tour
08/11/2007 … Dead Ringers impersonator Jon Culshaw has announced a 54-date UK tour in the spring.
Five 'drops comedy'
Channel said to favour panel shows
08/11/2007 … Channel Five has reportedly decided not to work on any more scripted comedy shows for the next 12 months.
Save our gay jokes!
Atkinson's warning over new laws
08/11/2007 … Jokes about gay people could be made illegal under new government legislation, Rowan Atkinson has warned.
Wed 07 November 2007
Yule have to wait...
US to get Extras special first
07/11/2007 … Viewers in America could get to see the long-awaited final episode of Extras up to a week before British fans.
British Comedy Awards nominations
Gavin & Stacy leads the field
07/11/2007 … The shortlists have been announced for this year’s British Comedy Awards.