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July 2010 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Sat 31 July 2010

30 Rock goes live | ...and cast will have to do it twice
© NBC
© NBC

30 Rock goes live

...and cast will have to do it twice

31/07/2010 … America’s NBC network is to broadcast a live edition of its acclaimed sitcom 30 Rock.

Fri 30 July 2010

'I cried all the way home...' | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

'I cried all the way home...'

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

30/07/2010 … Alan Carr's dog is called Beverley Callard, after the Coronation Street actress.

Where are the funny women in films? | Bette Middle asks...

Where are the funny women in films?

Bette Middle asks...

30/07/2010 … Bette Midler has claimed funny women find it difficult to break into movies, as there aren’t the roles for them.

Scotland's got sketches | STV back in the genre after 20 years

Scotland's got sketches

STV back in the genre after 20 years

30/07/2010 … Scottish broadcaster STV has commissioned its first sketch comedy in 20 years.

Making an ass of Richard Blackwood | Comic to play Donkey in Shrek musical

Making an ass of Richard Blackwood

Comic to play Donkey in Shrek musical

30/07/2010 … Richard Blackwood is to play the Donkey in Shrek The Musical when it opens in the West End next year.

Thu 29 July 2010

Russell Brand, swordsman | Swashbuckling role lined up

Russell Brand, swordsman

Swashbuckling role lined up

29/07/2010 … Russell Brand already has something of a reputation as a ‘legendary swordsman’ – and now he might have found a film role to live up to that.

Coogan joins Idiot Brother | Another movie role for Steve

Coogan joins Idiot Brother

Another movie role for Steve

29/07/2010 … Steve Coogan has landed another Hollywood role, in an indie comedy called My Idiot Brother.

ITV4 to televise stand-up hunt | FHM content offers £10k prize

ITV4 to televise stand-up hunt

FHM content offers £10k prize

29/07/2010 … FHM magazine’s competition for new stand-ups is to be made into a full six-part ITV4 series.

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