30/11/2009 … Frankie Boyle quitting Mock The Week will ‘inevitably’ change the tone of the show, regular Hugh Dennis has admitted.
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 30 November 2009
30/11/2009 … A repeat of the Bo Selecta Michael Jackson special has reportedly been axed from Channel 4 for fear of upsetting the late superstar’s family.
30/11/2009 … Sensitive TV viewers have complained about a Harry Hill sketch in which he compared a Vienetta ice cream to German tanks rolling into Poland.
30/11/2009 … The executive producer of Peep Show has delivered a blow to would-be comedy writers by revealing that his company has NEVER made a sitcom from an unsolicited script,…
30/11/2009 … Michael McIntyre’s DVD has slipped down to No 5 in the charts – but remains Britain’s bestselling stand-up title.
Sun 29 November 2009
29/11/2009 … Stand-up is in danger of becoming a dead art form because comedians are afraid of taking risks, one of the founding fathers of alternative comedy has warned.
29/11/2009 … Johnny Vegas was asked to appear in Strictly Come Dancing this year – but he feared the punishing rehearsal regime would be too much.
Sat 28 November 2009
28/11/2009 … Peter Kay IS going to tour beyond Manchester next year after all, he has announced.