30/11/2012 … June Whitfield is to be honoured with the first Comedy Legend award to be given out by Bristol’s Slapstick festival of vintage humour.
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 30 November 2012
30/11/2012 … The surviving members of Monty Python are being sued by a film producer who says he is owed royalties from the stage show Spamalot.
30/11/2012 … Jason Byrne’s sitcom Father Figure has been given a full series on BBC One.
30/11/2012 … A BBC talent search is offering comedy writers up to £5,000 for the best script that promotes a positive portrayal of transgender characters.
30/11/2012 … Stand-up Paul Kerensa has written a confessional memoir about how he combines his comedy career with his life as a church-going Christian.
30/11/2012 … A man once recognised Dara O Briain queuing for a post-gig burger in Galway in the early hours of the morning.
30/11/2012 … Lee Evans is to star in a new West End play set in his native Essex.
Thu 29 November 2012
29/11/2012 … Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner Humphry Ker is being lined up to front a new panel show for ITV2.