All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 10 December 2012
Schools of hard knocks
Susan Calman to host CBBC series
10/12/2012 … Stand-up Susan Calman is to present a new CBBC show in which bored kids are packed off to strict foreign schools.
McIntyre still tops DVD chart
Outselling Mrs Brown
10/12/2012 … Michael McIntyre has held on to his position at the top of the stand-up DVD chart.
Fri 07 December 2012
Avalon buys up rival agency
ARG now part of comedy company
07/12/2012 … Comedy management company Avalon has just got bigger after buying the rival agency Artists Rights Group.
Harry Hill's X Factor musical set for 2014
Songs are 'really funny'
07/12/2012 … Harry Hill’s X Factor musical should open in the West End in the spring of 2014, the comic has revealed.
Drugs, violence and a 'willy brush'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
07/12/2012 … ‘You get to know plenty of girls through comedy.
Death threats over a Gangham parody
Trouble for Lebanese comic
07/12/2012 … A Lebanese comedian has reportedly received death threats – over a Gangham Style parody.
Thu 06 December 2012
See 2012 out with a laugh
BBC Scotland goes for comedy on New Year's Eve
06/12/2012 … BBC Scotland is to welcome in the New Year with a comedy panel show inspired by the 60th anniversary of television in Scotland.
Grab a Grammy
Who's up for best comedy album
06/12/2012 … Jim Gaffigan, Kathy Griffin and Tenacious D are among the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards.