July 2009 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 31 July 2009
The mark of Kane
Exhausted Russell gashes his head open
31/07/2009 … Russell Kane has been forced to cancel a show tonight after injuring himself when he passed out from exhaustion.
Benny Hill memorabilia under the hammer
Buy the Fred Scuttle beret...
31/07/2009 … Benny Hill’s ‘Fred Scuttle’ beret and glasses are to go under the auctioneer’s hammer next month.
Rik Mayall 'quits play'
Rumoured walkout only days before opening
31/07/2009 … Rik Mayall has reportedly walked out of a theatre show less than a week before it is due to begin.
Never mind the books, cocks
WTF: Weekly Triva File
31/07/2009 … 'I look cute and on drugs? That's perfect for Courtney Love' Noel FieldingRussell Brand seemed to pick up a shop assistant when he visited Agent Provocateur in New York.
Thu 30 July 2009
Dirty, sexy, funny
New hidden camera show for Olivia Lee
30/07/2009 … Balls of Steel star Olivia Lee is to host another hidden camera series – the first show to be specifically made for Comedy Central UK.
Wed 29 July 2009
Now who's causing offence...
Comics hit back over newspaper 'slurs'
29/07/2009 … Richard Herring is considering taking legal action against the Guardian after an article suggested his act was racist.
Tue 28 July 2009
Anchorman sequel may be on the cards
28/07/2009 … A sequel to cult comedy movie Anchorman could be on the cards, star Will Ferrell has revealed.
Contentious Family Guy episode axed
28/07/2009 … A Family Guy episode has been pulled from broadcast because it revolves around abortion.