November 2011 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 25 November 2011
Rory Bremner pilots C4 quiz show
New idea for daytime
25/11/2011 … Rory Bremner is turning quiz show host in a new pilot for Channel 4.
Life's Too Short sheds more viewers
...but Russell Howard flourishes
25/11/2011 … Life's Too Short has taken another dip in the ratings.
Has your ass played the Royal Albert Hall?
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
25/11/2011 … ‘[QI] is repeated so much that my hourly rate of pay is lower than that of a small child making footballs in Indonesia.
It's Lee £vans
Comic 'to make £8m' this year
25/11/2011 … Lee Evans will earn £8million this year, according to reports.
Gervais pilots old folks' comedy
...with Karl Pilkington acting
25/11/2011 … Ricky Gervais has been filming a pilot of a new series set in an old folks’ home.
Thu 24 November 2011
The old 'uns are the best...
New comedy contest for over 55s
24/11/2011 … The Leicester Comedy Festival has launched Britain’s first stand-up contest for the over-55s.
Picking the Lock...
Warning about Sean's fake Twitter account
24/11/2011 … Sean Lock’s managers are pushing to shut down a fake Twitter account set up in the comic’s name.
On the offensive
The Sun circulates 'sick' Jimmy Carr gig
24/11/2011 … The Sun newspaper has stirred up outrage after circulating a gag it openly admits is ‘sick’.