June 2012 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 30 June 2012
Frankie Boyle: I pay my tax
Comic hits back at newspaper claims
30/06/2012 … Frankie Boyle has rubbished reports that he 'could' have dodged a £900,000 tax bill.
Fri 29 June 2012
Ideal to be made into a movie
Script now being worked on
29/06/2012 … The Johnny Vegas sitcom Ideal is to be made into a film.
Losing an ounce of meth up your arse...
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
29/06/2012 … 'We don't say it's a good joke but he shouldn't have been convicted over a bad one.
Pull the other one...
Michael McIntyre injures himself mocking England goalie Joe Hart
29/06/2012 … Michael McIntyre has ended a gig on crutches after one of his physical gags went awry.
Laughing at Auntie
Father Ted's creator's new sitcom set in the BBC of the 1930s
29/06/2012 … Father Ted co-creator Arthur Mathews has created a new sitcom set in BBC Broadcasting House in the Thirties.
Jo Brand signs new book deal
Middle-aged memoirs out in 2014
29/06/2012 … Jo Brand is to write a book about being a middle-aged woman.
New job for BBC's top comedy exec
Cheryl Taylor to run CBBC
29/06/2012 … The BBC’s top comedy commissioner, Cheryl Taylor, is leaving to run the CBBC kids’ channel.
Thu 28 June 2012
Rob Brydon to make West End debut
In A Chorus of Disapproval
28/06/2012 … Rob Brydon is to make his West End debut in a new production of A Chorus of Disapproval.