July 2013 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 31 July 2013
Arctic Monkeys: Inspired by comedy
And Louis CK in particular
31/07/2013 … The Arctic Monkeys say they have taken a new musical direction – thanks to Louis CK.
Tue 30 July 2013
Griff: Mel and I were not a great match
'Not a marriage made in heaven'
30/07/2013 … Griff Rhys Jones has admitted there was little natural connection between himself and the late Mel Smith.
BBC Three to put ALL comedy online first
iPlayer leads broadcast by a week
30/07/2013 … BBC Three is to launch ALL its scripted comedy online before it goes to TV.
Robin returns to the sitcom nest
Williams comes back to TV
30/07/2013 … Robin Williams is returning to sitcoms for the first time in more than 30 years.
Walking with Partridges
A tight 5: July 30
30/07/2013 … A tight five: July 30RUSSELL BRAND will be the guest on the first – live – episode of The Last Leg with Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker tomorrow.
Mon 29 July 2013
David Brent: The album?
Gervais says he's swamped with offers
29/07/2013 … Ricky Gervais says he has been bombarded with offers to release a David Brent album.
Comic stages 'ginger pride' march
A tight 5: July 29
29/07/2013 … CANADIAN comic Shawn Hitchins, who’s performing an Edinburgh Fringe show called Ginger Nation, is to stage a ‘ginger pride’ march in the Scottish capital to draw attention to the discrimination redheads face.
Sun 28 July 2013
It's not all Edinburgh
(but mostly it is) | The comedy week ahead
28/07/2013 … The comedy week ahead: July 28Monday July 29 LIVE IN LONDON: Not every comedian is in Edinburgh in August, and the Camden Fringe is back for its eight year, with more than 180 productions in 17 venues across the borough from now until August 25.