March 2012 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 16 March 2012
Brand bailed over 'criminal damage'
Incident with a paparazzo's iPhone
16/03/2012 … Russell Brand has been released from police custody after being charged with grabbing a photographer's phone and throwing it through a window.
Alan Carr: The new Rigsby?
He's writing a new sitcom for himself
16/03/2012 … Alan Carr is writing himself a sitcom to star in.
Revealed: Radio 4 sketch line-up
Humphrey Ker to host
16/03/2012 … The line-up for Radio 4’s new comedy showcase Sketchorama has been revealed.
Thu 15 March 2012
Matilda hits 10
Maximum nominations for Tim Minchin's musical
15/03/2012 … Tim Minchin's Matilda musical has scored ten nominations in the leading West End theatre awards, the Oliviers.
Jack Whitehall's a League player
Comic joins Sky1 sports quiz
15/03/2012 … Jack Whitehall is to become a regular on Sky1’s sports panel show A League Of Their Own.
Gallagher suffers heart attack
US comic admitted to hospital
15/03/2012 … American comedian Gallagher has been rushed to hospital after suffering a ‘mild to serious’ heart attack before a gig.
The artist formerly known as Big Yin
Billy Connolly's sketches on display
15/03/2012 … Billy Connolly has revealed a new strand to his career – as a fine artist.
Wed 14 March 2012
Matt Lucas film baffles critics
First screening for Small Apartments
14/03/2012 … Small Apartments, in which Matt Lucas makes his debut big-screen leading role, has received its first screening in the States.