17/06/2010 … American comic David Cross has praised British sitcoms for having more emotional ‘heart’ than their US counterparts.
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 17 June 2010
Wed 16 June 2010
16/06/2010 … Comedian Alexis Dubus has signed a publishing deal to write a book as his arrogant French alter-ego Marcel Lucont.
16/06/2010 … Ricky Gervais has said his new sitcom starring 3ft 6in actor Warwick Davis is the funniest thing he and Stephen Merchant have ever done.
16/06/2010 … The BBC has ordered a six-part prime-time Saturday night show starring stand-up John Bishop.
Tue 15 June 2010
15/06/2010 … An outdoor festival promising an impressive line-up of comedy talent has been cancelled following problems with the venue.
15/06/2010 … Rory Bremner says the ‘chilling’ rise of Islamic extremism is becoming a serious threat to comedians.
15/06/2010 … One of Italy’s top satirists has been forced to defend himself against accusations he has stolen hundreds of jokes from English-speaking comedians and passed them…
Mon 14 June 2010
14/06/2010 … Bill Bailey has won a prestigious international TV award for his Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra.