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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

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.

Healthy laughter... | Comics on a musical tour of hospitals

Healthy laughter...

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

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

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

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 | At 95

Pink Panther's Herbert Lom dies

At 95

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.

Cameras everywhere... | Channel 4 commissions another hidden-camera show

Cameras everywhere...

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

Second series for Citizen Khan

Seven more episodes for BBC One

27/09/2012 … The BBC has ordered a second series of Citizen Khan.