December 2015 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 31 December 2015
Cosby charged with sexual assault
First criminal rap for comedian
31/12/2015 … Bill Cosby is facing criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault for the first time.
Mon 28 December 2015
'I broke my leg under comedy hypnotist's spell'
Punter sues club over accident
28/12/2015 … A comedy club punter has launched legal action after being put into a trance by a stage hypnotist.
Sun 27 December 2015
Don't forget to Wipe
The comedy week ahead
27/12/2015 … The comedy week ahead…Monday December 28LIVE IN KENDAL: Jason Manford and Dave Spikey are double-headliners on a show raising money for families hit by the floods in Cumbria.
Thanks a million, Sacha
Baron Cohen donates $1m to charity
27/12/2015 … Borat and Ali G creator Sacha Baron Cohen has donated $1million to charity.
Sat 26 December 2015
Zoe Lyons named comedians' comedian
Circuit hails its favourites
26/12/2015 … Zoe Lyons has been named UK Circuit Comedian of 2015 by fellow comedians.
Michael McIntyre has a Christmas No 1
Bestselling stand-up DVD of festive week
26/12/2015 … Michael McIntyre has topped the Christmas stand-up DVD charts.
Thu 24 December 2015
Some Mothers almost didn't 'Ave 'Em
Sitcom's creator reveals its tough birth
24/12/2015 … It was one of the biggest comedy shows of the 1970s, hitting 25million viewers at its peak and spawning a million bad impressions.
Tracy Morgan crash driver charged
A tight 5: December 24
24/12/2015 … KEVIN ROPER, the driver of the Wal-Mart truck that crashed into the limo carrying 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan last year, has been charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter and second-degree vehicular homicide over the death of Jimmy Mac, the comic who was also travelling with Morgan.