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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

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'

'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

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

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
© Universal Studios
© Universal Studios

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

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

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

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.

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