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
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
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
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
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
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
26/07/2010 … The man who threatened South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone over their controversial Mohammed episode has been arrested.
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
23/07/2010 … ‘Stand-up on TV is like incest… you’re putting convenience over quality.