September 2012 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 28 September 2012
Steve Coogan gets serious
New film about adoption scandal
28/09/2012 … Steve Coogan is to star in a movie based on the true story of an Irish woman forced to put her illegitimate son up for adoption in the Fifties.
Comics on a musical tour of hospitals
28/09/2012 … A group of comedians is touring Scottish hospitals with a musical encouraging people to take better care of their health.
Blue plaque for Ronnie Barker
On his childhood home
28/09/2012 … A blue plaque is to be put up on the Oxford home where Ronnie Barker grew up.
Chris Ramsey, burglary suspect
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
28/09/2012 … 'Stand-up comedy is an artform is that you can fucking go nuts in.
West End Boy
'Tapeface' makes his London stage debut
28/09/2012 … The Boy With Tape On His Face is to make his West End debut with a run of 22 shows this Christmas.
Thu 27 September 2012
Pink Panther's Herbert Lom dies
27/09/2012 … Actor Herbert Lom, best known for playing the long-suffering Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther films, has died at the age of 95.
Channel 4 commissions another hidden-camera show
27/09/2012 … Channel 4 has commissioned another series to add to the glut of hidden-camera shows.
Second series for Citizen Khan
Seven more episodes for BBC One
27/09/2012 … The BBC has ordered a second series of Citizen Khan.