November 2009 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 04 November 2009
Walliams exposes Mark Ronson
Producer embarrassed at charity gig
04/11/2009 … David Walliams has ripped music producer Mark Ronson’s trousers down during a gig – exposing him to 3,000 people.
Tue 03 November 2009
Republican politician rips off Pythons
Legal action threatened over campaign ad
03/11/2009 … Members of Monty Python have threatened to sue a Republican politician after he illegally used a clip from the show in his campaign ad.
Mon 02 November 2009
Ten new Jongleurs by 2011
Original owners have big plans
02/11/2009 … The founders of Jongleurs plan to open ten new comedy venues in the next two years.
Norby West dies
Britain's oldest alternative stand-up was 80
02/11/2009 … Norby West, the stand-up billed as the oldest alternative comedian on the circuit, has died of pneumonia at the age of 80.
Sun 01 November 2009
Adlington: Boyle got off too lightly
New complaint to BBC Trust
01/11/2009 … Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington says Frankie Boyle was not punished enough for his ‘humiliating’ joke about her – and has called on the BBC Trust to take further action.
Kevin to play 10,000-seat SECC
01/11/2009 … Scottish comic Kevin Bridges – who performed in a tiny 50-capacity venue at this year's Edinburgh Fringe – is to play the 10,000-seater Glasgow SECC next year.