June 2010 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 03 June 2010
The first Noel
Fielding's new solo shows... but they're in Canada
03/06/2010 … Noel Fielding is to perform his first solo shows since hitting the big time – but fans will have to travel to Canada to see them.
Wed 02 June 2010
The last of the Last of the Summer Wine
Series ends after 37 years
02/06/2010 … The BBC has axed Last of the Summer Wine after 37 years.
'Lost' comedy archives unearthed
Footage of John Cleese, Frankie Howerd
02/06/2010 … Comedy sketches featuring John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman and Frankie Howerd have been unearthed after being missing for over 40 years.
Matt Lucas to star in Les Mis
Stage comeback at the O2
02/06/2010 … Matt Lucas is to star in a huge, one-off production of Les Miserables at London’s O2 Arena.
Jongleurs grows again
Club chain unveils £2m expansion
02/06/2010 … Comedy giant Jongleurs has revealed its next expansion: with five new clubs set to open in Cambridge, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield and Newcastle.
Billy earns his Freedom
Glasgow honour for Connolly
02/06/2010 … Billy Connolly is set to receive the Freedom of the City in his home town of Glasgow.
New comedy set in all-female cab firm
02/06/2010 … Filming has begun on a three-part BBC One comedy-drama about an all-women cab company.
Pub renamed in Clue host's honour
02/06/2010 … A London pub has been renamed in honour of Humphrey Lyttelton – in the shadow of Mornington Crescent Tube station.