July 2010 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 03 July 2010
Rhod lands Radio 2 show
With stand-up and music guests
03/07/2010 … Rhod Gilbert is to front his own Radio 2 stand-up and music show.
Benidorm star dies at 72
Hutchings leaves legacy of comedy roles
03/07/2010 … Benidorm star Geoffrey Hutchings has died suddenly at the age of 71.
Fri 02 July 2010
Farewell to Frank
Funeral for Sidebottom's creator
02/07/2010 … Friends and family have gathered to pay tribute to Frank Sidebottom creator Chris Sievey at his funeral today.
Could you be a comedy pin-up?
Loaded seeks a new stand-up star
02/07/2010 … The celebrity-driven Loaded Lafta comedy awards are adding a new category this year to find the best new talent.
'I demand a tiny Icelandic horse...'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
02/07/2010 … ‘Normally comedy writers are socially dysfunctional.
Fiver gets animated
Broadcaster snaps up US comedies
02/07/2010 … Cable channel Fiver has brought the rights to screen two new American animated comedies: Ugly Americans and Archer.
Lembit Opik 'disrespects' comedy
He should quit now, says O'Hanlon
02/07/2010 … Ardal O’Hanlon has criticised former MP Lembit Opik for his ‘disrespectful’ dabbles into stand-up.
Thu 01 July 2010
Kielty joins Radio 2
Ten-week stint this summer
01/07/2010 … Patrick Kielty is to host a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio Two over the summer.