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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…

Thu 29 July 2010

Ruth Jones leads Sky's comedy line-up | Alongside Fry, French, Tate and Jinsy
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Ruth Jones leads Sky's comedy line-up

Alongside Fry, French, Tate and Jinsy

29/07/2010 … Sky 1 has announced a new batch of comedy shows, featuring Stephen Fry, Dawn French, Catherine Tate and Gavin And Stacey’s Ruth Jones.

Wed 28 July 2010

Standing up for the demons... | Richard Herring lands Radio 4 show

Standing up for the demons...

Richard Herring lands Radio 4 show

28/07/2010 … Richard Herring is to front a new Radio 4 series, inspired in part by his live show Hitler’s Moustache.

Well good news | Second series for Lee Nelson

Well good news

Second series for Lee Nelson

28/07/2010 … Lee Nelson's Well Good Show has been given a second series by BBC Three.

They said I was ripping off Ricky Gervais... | Why Stewart Lee got back into stand-up

They said I was ripping off Ricky Gervais...

Why Stewart Lee got back into stand-up

28/07/2010 … Stewart Lee says he was compelled to return to stand-up after being accused of ripping off Ricky Gervais.

Tue 27 July 2010

Psyched about Psychoville | Filming ends on series 2

Psyched about Psychoville

Filming ends on series 2

27/07/2010 … Filming has ended on the second series of Psychoville with co-creator Reece Shearsmith saying: ‘I believe we've captured something rather special.

Mon 26 July 2010

Held: The man who threatened South Park | Terror charges for Muslim  firebrand

Held: The man who threatened South Park

Terror charges for Muslim firebrand

26/07/2010 … The man who threatened South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone over their controversial Mohammed episode has been arrested.

Office merger | Gervais and Carell unite for charity gig

Office merger

Gervais and Carell unite for charity gig

26/07/2010 … Ricky Gervais is to appear in a New York charity gig alongside his American Office counterpart Steve Carell.

Fri 23 July 2010

Kill Keith Chegwin! | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

Kill Keith Chegwin!

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

23/07/2010 … ‘Stand-up on TV is like incest… you’re putting convenience over quality.