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October 2012 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Wed 31 October 2012

Comedy film festival winners announced | Watch some of the shorts here

Comedy film festival winners announced

Watch some of the shorts here

31/10/2012 … The winners of awards at Manchester's second Cofilmic short film festival have been announced.

Ah, Mr Bond! | Roger Moore to become the oldest host of HIGNFY

Ah, Mr Bond!

Roger Moore to become the oldest host of HIGNFY

31/10/2012 … Sir Roger Moore is to become the oldest ever guest to host Have I Got News For You next month.

BBC tests out six new sitcoms | ...including one from Mark Watson

BBC tests out six new sitcoms

...including one from Mark Watson

31/10/2012 … The BBC is to pilot six new sitcoms – including a show written by stand-up Mark Watson.

Tue 30 October 2012

Somali comic shot dead | Awale mocked extremist groups

Somali comic shot dead

Awale mocked extremist groups

30/10/2012 … A Somali comedian known for mocking militant groups has been assassinated in the capital Mogadishu.

Russell Brand sued | Pedestrian claims comic drove into him

Russell Brand sued

Pedestrian claims comic drove into him

30/10/2012 … Russell Brand is being sued by a pedestrian who claims the comic drove into him in Los Angeles.

Yes, it's another hidden camera show... | Comics join Richard Hammond series

Yes, it's another hidden camera show...

Comics join Richard Hammond series

30/10/2012 … BBC One is joining the fray of hidden camera shows, with the corporation confirming that its contribution to the crowded genre, Richard Hammond’s Secret Service, will air this Christmas.

Slow progress on Inbetweeners sequel | ...but see what the Americans have done!

Slow progress on Inbetweeners sequel

...but see what the Americans have done!

30/10/2012 … Inbetweeners creator Iain Morris says a sequel to the hit movie is in the pipeline – but fans shouldn’t hold their breath.

Mon 29 October 2012

Peter Kay launches a degree in comedy | New course at Salford Uni

Peter Kay launches a degree in comedy

New course at Salford Uni

29/10/2012 … Peter Kay has helped a university launch a new degree in comedy.