All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 30 December 2014
Dr Death's new career – as a comedian
Controversial euthanasia advocate to perform at Edinburgh Fringe
30/12/2014 … The ‘right-to-die’ campaigner dubbed Dr Death after assisting patient suicides is coming to the UK – to perform stand-up comedy.
From Two Pints... to an OBE
Sheridan Smith gets a New Year honour
30/12/2014 … Comedy actresses Sheridan Smith and Meera Syal have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.
Mon 29 December 2014
Shaun Of The Dead, the stage show
Simon Pegg blesses new touring production
29/12/2014 … Shaun Of The Dead has been turned into a stage show, which will go on tour next year.
Sun 28 December 2014
Don't forget to Wipe...
The comedy week ahead
28/12/2014 … The comedy week ahead…TonightTV: Vic & Bob's House Of Fools returns for a second series, with an episode set on Christmas Eve.
Sat 27 December 2014
Outnumbered's 'Frank' dies
Character actor David Ryall was 79
27/12/2014 … David Ryall, who played the grandfather in Outnumbered, has died at the age of 79.
Fri 26 December 2014
Gavin Webster is 2014's comics' comic
A tight 5: December 26
26/12/2014 … GAVIN WEBSTER has been named UK Circuit Comedian of 2014, as voted for by fellow professional comedians online.
Thu 25 December 2014
Dapper Laughs is back
New video a month after he was 'killed off'
25/12/2014 … Dapper Laughs has made a new video – just a month after Daniel O’Reilly vowed to kill off his alter-ego in a row over promoting rape culture.
Wed 24 December 2014
James Corden 'to get OBE'
Star tipped for New Year honour
24/12/2014 … James Corden is to be awarded an OBE, it has been reported this morning.