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