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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

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...

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

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

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

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'

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

More Burgundy? | Anchorman sequel may be on the cards

More Burgundy?

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.

Aborted! | Contentious Family Guy episode axed
© Fox
© Fox

Aborted!

Contentious Family Guy episode axed

28/07/2009 … A Family Guy episode has been pulled from broadcast because it revolves around abortion.

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