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March 2012 News

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

Fri 30 March 2012

Simon Pegg, you're a brick... | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

Simon Pegg, you're a brick...

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

30/03/2012 … ‘Comedy, in all its forms, has a very short shelf-life but every fart is funny.

Award nod for Milton Jones's axed show | Sony recognition... and a P45

Award nod for Milton Jones's axed show

Sony recognition... and a P45

30/03/2012 … Milton Jones has been nominated for a Sony Radio award – just minutes after Chortle revealed that Radio 4 decided to axe the show.

Radio 4 doesn't want to keep up with Jones | Milton's series cancelled

Radio 4 doesn't want to keep up with Jones

Milton's series cancelled

30/03/2012 … Radio 4 has axed Milton Jones’s comedy series after five series.

Jack Dee prepares to tour | ...with his debut at Kilkenny festival

Jack Dee prepares to tour

...with his debut at Kilkenny festival

30/03/2012 … Jack Dee is to make his debut appearance at the Cat Laughs festival in Kilkenny, as he prepares for his first ever stand-up tour in six years.

Armando Iannucci writes his first novel | About a privatised language

Armando Iannucci writes his first novel

About a privatised language

30/03/2012 … Armando Iannucci is writing his debut novel, a satirical fantasy about a for-profit language.

Rev collars more awards | Four more gongs for church sitcom

Rev collars more awards

Four more gongs for church sitcom

30/03/2012 … Rev has swept the board at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, sccoping four prizes.

Thu 29 March 2012

Anchorman 2 WILL be made | Will Ferrell confirms news

Anchorman 2 WILL be made

Will Ferrell confirms news

29/03/2012 … A sequel to Anchorman is going to be made, Will Ferrell has announced.

Hacker's back | Yes Prime Minister returns after 24 years

Hacker's back

Yes Prime Minister returns after 24 years

29/03/2012 … Yes, Prime Minister is returning to TV for its first new series in 24 years.