May 2010 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 31 May 2010
Ken Dodd, pop icon
Only the Beatles sold more singles
31/05/2010 … Ken Dodd was the biggest-selling pop star of the Sixties after The Beatles, new analysis of the decade’s charts has revealed.
'He can dish it out, but can he take it?'
Brand 'insists on sycophantic interviewers'
31/05/2010 … Russell Brand has been accused of agreeing to be interviewed by only sycophantic journalists.
Sat 29 May 2010
Gary Coleman dies
Star of Diff'rent Strokes was 42
29/05/2010 … Diff’rent Strokes star Gary Coleman has died at the age of 42.
Fri 28 May 2010
Little Britain duo's new show revealed
Come Fly With Me to be set in an airport
28/05/2010 … BBC One has confirmed details of the new show from Little Britain stars Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
LIke father, like son...
Weekly Trivia File: Brand apologies to Winehouse for his lecherous dad
28/05/2010 … ‘What Willie Wonka was to Charlie, Steve Jobs is to me.
Thu 27 May 2010
Glenn's the toast of Sydney
Wool scoopes festival prize
27/05/2010 … British-based Canadian stand-up Glenn Wool has been named ‘best of the fest’ at the Sydney Comedy Festival.
BBC Two Counts on Arthur
'Variety legend' pilots his own quiz show
27/05/2010 … Batty showbiz raconteur Count Arthur Strong is working on a new BBC Two gameshow .
Manford is The One
Jason to replace Adrian Chiles
27/05/2010 … Jason Manford is to replace Adrian Chiles on The One Show, the BBC has announced.