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May 2013 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Sun 02 June 2013

The comedy week: June 2 | Highlights of the next 7 days

The comedy week: June 2

Highlights of the next 7 days

02/06/2013 … LIVE IN LONDON Tonight, a benefit at the Bedford in Balham features long-unheard-from visual act Men In Coats, along with Marcel Lucont, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Ed Byrne and more.

Fri 31 May 2013

Ker to curate R4's Museum Of Curiosity | Joining John Lloyd

Ker to curate R4's Museum Of Curiosity

Joining John Lloyd

31/05/2013 … Humphrey Ker is to be the new ‘curator’ on Radio 4 panel show The Museum Of Curiosity.

Spy shown the d'Or | International award for Sky's axed comedy

Spy shown the d'Or

International award for Sky's axed comedy

31/05/2013 … Sky’s family comedy Spy has been named best sitcom at the prestigious Rose D’Or international TV awards.

Modest start for Up The Women | But Psychobitches does well for Sky

Modest start for Up The Women

But Psychobitches does well for Sky

31/05/2013 … Jessica Hynes' new suffragette comedy Up The Women got off to a modest start in the ratings last night.

Trans comedy winners announced | £5,000 BBC scheme

Trans comedy winners announced

£5,000 BBC scheme

31/05/2013 … The BBC has announced the winners of its £5,000 search to find a mainstream comedy show that ‘promotes a positive portrayal of transgender people’.

Jupp's kitchen comedy could head to TV | Pilot adapted from his Radio 4 show

Jupp's kitchen comedy could head to TV

Pilot adapted from his Radio 4 show

31/05/2013 … Miles Jupp’s Radio 4 comedy In And Out Of The Kitchen is being adapted for television.

Frank's fantastic fans | Sidebottom film goes ahead after raising £40,000

Frank's fantastic fans

Sidebottom film goes ahead after raising £40,000

31/05/2013 … A tribute documentary about Frank Sidebottom is to go ahead after fans chipped in more than £40,000.

'Peter Kay' conman pleads guilty | Stead admits comedy night frauds

'Peter Kay' conman pleads guilty

Stead admits comedy night frauds

31/05/2013 … The conman who posed as the brother of Peter Kay to scam money out of pub landlords has admitted fraud.

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