April 2011 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 30 April 2011
Former comedian killed in Morocco blast
Peter Moss had turned travel writer
30/04/2011 … Former stand-up Pete Moss has been named as one of the 16 victims of a bomb that exploded in a Marrakech café yesterday.
Fri 29 April 2011
Watch banned Royal Wedding comedy
Some sketches released online
29/04/2011 … Several scenes from the banned Australian comedy show about the Royal Wedding have been released online.
Thu 28 April 2011
ITV picks up Seinfeld's Marriage Ref
But Jo Brand won't be hosting
28/04/2011 … ITV is to make a British version of Jerry Seinfeld’s reality show The Marriage Ref.
Wed 27 April 2011
Stephen Merchant belongs in a zoo
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
27/04/2011 … A midweek dose of WTF, falling between all these bank holidays…‘My wife is under no illusion that I’m anything special.
Lee Mack is Mr Saturday Night
Big BBC show... & more Not Going Outs
27/04/2011 … Lee Mack has landed a prime-time Saturday-night entertainment show – as well as two more series of his sitcom Not Going Out.
Palace bans Royal Wedding comedy
No jokes allowed
27/04/2011 … The Royal Family has banned a comedy show about Prince William’s wedding.
Tue 26 April 2011
Daniel Radcliffe tries stand-up
With a gag he credits to Peter Kay
26/04/2011 … Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has made his stand-up comedy debut.
Mrs Brown's Boys up for a Bafta
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