23/06/2010 … Internet comic Jason Lewis has landed a half-hour pilot with BBC Three based on his online sketches.
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Wed 23 June 2010
23/06/2010 … Double act Watson & Oliver have landed their own six-part sketch series on BBC Two.
23/06/2010 … Radio 4 has announced a news series of comedy pilots featuring David Mitchell, Angelos Epithemious, Justin Moorhouse, Will Smith and others.
23/06/2010 … Comedy fans have raised more than £6,000 in just two hours to give Frank Sidebottom’s creator a proper send-off.
23/06/2010 … Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are to be reunited for a TV documentary to mark their comic partnership.
Tue 22 June 2010
22/06/2010 … Stars have lined up to pay their tributes to Frank Sidebottom creator Chris Sievey, who died yesterday at the age of 54.
Mon 21 June 2010
21/06/2010 … Frank Sidebottom has died at the age of 54 after collapsing at his home near Manchester.
21/06/2010 … Comedians have been paying tribute to Canadian stand-up Irwin Barker, who has lost his three-year fight against terminal cancer.