June 2010 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 14 June 2010
Students get Jacked
Whitehall to host our competition final
14/06/2010 … Jack Whitehall is to host the final of this year’s Chortle Student Comedy Award.
A topical storm
C4 reveals its new stand-up show
14/06/2010 … Channel 4 has confirmed its new late-night topical stand-up show, Stand Up For The Week.
Sun 13 June 2010
Mighty Boosh: The movie
New York debut for tour film
13/06/2010 … Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt have launched a new Mighty Boosh film in New York.
Race for the Riviera
For Dee and Edmondson
13/06/2010 … Jack Dee and Adrian Edmondson are to embark on an eco-friendly race from London to Monte Carlo for a new ITV1 series.
Sat 12 June 2010
Gervais signs up for Curb
Playing himself in Series 8
12/06/2010 … Ricky Gervais will star in the next series of Curb Your Enthusiasm, he confirmed today.
Fri 11 June 2010
Knickers to John Cleese!
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
11/06/2010 … ‘Careers are long, man.
Daily Mail spreads sick gag
After one person takes offence at Boyle
11/06/2010 … The Daily Mail is spreading a sick joke about Cumbrian gunman Derrick Bird with millions of its unsuspecting readers.
Comedy on speed
Chortle's Fast Fringe line-up revealed
11/06/2010 … Brendon Burns, Phil Nichol, Frisky & Mannish and Alex Zane are all set to appear in Chortle’s annual Fast Fringe showcase.