July 2010 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 13 July 2010
Vic breaks his foot on Shooting Stars
Injured by EastEnders actress
13/07/2010 … Vic Reeves has broken his foot, by dropping EastEnders actress Cheryl Ferguson on it.
Stanhope: All comedy courses are scams
...and those who run them 'parasites'
13/07/2010 … Doug Stanhope has condemned comedy courses ‘raging scams’ run by people who ‘prey off the innocent delusions of the incapable’.
Mon 12 July 2010
A bit disappointing, to be Frank
Sidebottom only makes No 66
12/07/2010 … The attempt to get Frank Sidebottom to No 1 in the charts has failed.
O'Grady brings Lily back from the dead
Savage returns after six years
12/07/2010 … Paul O'Grady is bringing back his comedy alter-ego Lily Savage, six years after vowing he’d killed her off for good.
Gavin & Stacey to return
Ruth Jones reveals one-off special
12/07/2010 … Gavin & Stacey is to return, its co-writer Ruth Jones has revealed.
Fri 09 July 2010
Say it with... smoke
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
09/07/2010 … ‘I'm not condoning torture, but…’ Richard Littlejohn in the Daily Mail today.
Rise of the right-wing comic?
New US channel launches
09/07/2010 … A stand-up show featuring only right-wing comedians is being made for a new conservative-biased channel in America.
Psst! Wanna buy Peter Sellers's Golden Globe
Memorabilia under the hammer
09/07/2010 … Peter Sellers’s Golden Globe award and the last document he ever signed are to be auctioned off next week.