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October 2015 News

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

Sun 01 November 2015

Dave Johns, movie star | Comic lands lead role in Ken Loach film

Dave Johns, movie star

Comic lands lead role in Ken Loach film

01/11/2015 … Stand-up Dave Johns has landed the lead role in Ken Loach’s next movie.

Sat 31 October 2015

Dawn French: Male comics were paid 16 times more than us | Until Rik Mayall intervened

Dawn French: Male comics were paid 16 times more than us

Until Rik Mayall intervened

31/10/2015 … It was the groundbreaking comedy movement determined to sweep away the sexism of the past.

Fri 30 October 2015

Heckler punches Louis CK in the face | ...but all is not what it seems

Heckler punches Louis CK in the face

...but all is not what it seems

30/10/2015 … Footage has emerged showing Louis CK being punched in the face by a heckler at a comedy club.

Detectorists unearth 500,000 viewers | A tight 5: October 30

Detectorists unearth 500,000 viewers

A tight 5: October 30

30/10/2015 … THE RETURN of Mackenzie Crook's Detectorists attracted just under 500,000 viewers last night, or three per cent of the viewing audience, a strong performance for the niche BBC Four.

God opens a comedy club... | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

God opens a comedy club...

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

30/10/2015 … • Harry's Hill 'looks unrecognisable as he reprises role of Professor Branestawm' MailOnline reported of the comic as they ran pictures from the set of the latest Christmas special, showing his character atop a Penny Farthing.

Thu 29 October 2015

We will not let it lie! | Fans' anger as SeeTickets keeps Reeves and Mortimer fees

We will not let it lie!

Fans' anger as SeeTickets keeps Reeves and Mortimer fees

29/10/2015 … Reeves and Mortimer fans are furious after ticket agency See Tickets charged them for shows cancelled over Bob Mortimer's triple heart bypass.

Piff to set Vegas alight... | Magic dragon's solo debut on the Strip

Piff to set Vegas alight...

Magic dragon's solo debut on the Strip

29/10/2015 … Piff The Magic Dragon is to make his solo debut on the Las Vegas Strip.

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