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
'I Have Been Fingered By Captain Kirk'
The comedy week ahead
01/11/2015 … The comedy week ahead.
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
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
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
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
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
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
29/10/2015 … Piff The Magic Dragon is to make his solo debut on the Las Vegas Strip.