November 2013 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 30 November 2013
BBC seeks new comedy talent
But you have to be young and male
30/11/2013 … BBC Three is inviting wannabe comedy stars to audition for its forthcoming shows, at an open casting today – but only men need apply.
Fri 29 November 2013
BBC pilots Tim Minchin sitcom
Comic plays a 'monstrous rampaging ego-moron'
29/11/2013 … Tim Minchin is to star in his own sitcom – playing as a loudmouth cocktail pianist.
Eddie Izzard announces first German gig
Nicht seine Muttersprache!
29/11/2013 … Eddie Izzard has announced his first gigs entirely in German.
Harry's oarsome adventure
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
29/11/2013 … • ‘People say that comedy can change things.
Thu 28 November 2013
Comedian becomes a museum piece
Seymour Mace in a world first
28/11/2013 … A Northumberland mining museum has appointed a comedian in residence in what is believed to be the first project of its kind.
Graham Linehan working on Irish sitcom
With sketch troupe Diet Of Worms
28/11/2013 … IT Crowd creator Graham Linehan is working on a new sitcom about an Irish family in the EightiesThe Walshes is based on a web series created by comedy group Diet Of Worms, filmed with a handheld camera by an unseen uncle.
Comedy Central plans 'slut' comedy
And cast of its Medics pilot is revealed
28/11/2013 … Comedy Central is working on a new series called Operation Slut, about one woman’s mission to enjoy ‘a variety of men with no attachments’.
Get tickets for Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle
A tight 5: November 28
28/11/2013 … TICKETS have been released for the recordings of the third series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle.