September 2013 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 30 September 2013
Larry crowned laughs king of Scotland
A tight 5: September 30
30/09/2013 … GLASWEGIAN stand-up Larry Dean was named Scottish Comedian Of The Year last night, after impressing judges in the city’s O2 Academy with his set about being a non-stereotypical gay man.
Rhod Gilbert chat show delves into guests' internet history
30/09/2013 … Rhod Gilbert is working on a new chat show in which celebrities will have to talk about their internet browsing history.
Sun 29 September 2013
Seven days, six comedy festivals
The comedy week ahead
29/09/2013 … The comedy week ahead.
'It's a compliment that there aren't many female comics'
Lee Mack on Desert Island Discs
29/09/2013 … Lee Mack has said fewer women become comedians because they are not so inclined to show-off or be competitive in conversation.
David Brent announces London gigs
With Foregone Conclusion
29/09/2013 … David Brent is to play two warm-up gigs in London on Monday October 14 and Wednesday October 23, it was revealed today.
Sat 28 September 2013
Modern Family spin-off planned
A tight 5: September 28
28/09/2013 … TV EXECUTIVES are said to be planning a spin-off from hit US sitcom Modern Family.
Jongleurs firm collapses
Momo Leisure ran five comedy clubs
28/09/2013 … The company behind several Jongleurs comedy clubs has collapsed.
Alan Carr abandons his sitcom
...because he was beaten to the idea
28/09/2013 … Alan Carr says his planned sitcom has been put on hold – because he was too slow in writing it.