February 2012 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 07 February 2012
Millican's anger at fans who filmed her show
Terse exchange on Facebook
07/02/2012 … Sarah Millican has become embroiled with an online row with fans who filmed some of her stand-up show on their phones.
Mon 06 February 2012
Another BBC Three series for Russell Kane
Co-hosting with Radio 1's Greg James
06/02/2012 … Russell Kane is to front a new BBC Three comedy-entertainment series about how the channel’s audience behave.
Daniel Kitson returns to stand-up
Work in progress tickets go on sale
06/02/2012 … Daniel Kitson is to take his first new stand-up show to the Edinburgh Fringe in three years.
Britain loves Mrs Brown's Boys
6.2million watch final episode
06/02/2012 … The runaway success of Mrs Brown’s Boys shows no sign of abating, with the seventh series ending with an impressive 6.
Gervais does a U-turn on adverts
Superbowl commercial for Time Warner
06/02/2012 … He has previously been scrupulously principled about not appearing in adverts – but last night Ricky Gervais appeared in a multi-million pound Superbowl commercial for media giant Time Warner.
Drunk comic banned from Perth festival
Bob Slayer DID outdrink Australia...
06/02/2012 … British stand-up Bob Slayer has been thrown off the programme of an Australian fringe festival – for being ‘drunk and inappropriate’.
John Bishop to take on a 'week of hell'
Cycle, row and run from Paris to London
06/02/2012 … John Bishop is to cycle, row and run from the Eiffel Tower to Trafalgar Square for Sport Relief.
Sat 04 February 2012
Harry Hill to make a movie?
Part of a reported £2m C4 deal
04/02/2012 … Harry Hill is reportedly poised to signed a £2million deal to jump to Channel 4 -– including the chance to make a full-length movie.