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June 2015 News

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

Tue 30 June 2015

Miles Jupp takes over The News Quiz | First show in September
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Miles Jupp takes over The News Quiz

First show in September

30/06/2015 … Miles Jupp is to be the new host of Radio 4’s News Quiz, the BBC has announced.

Funny on 4... | Radio 4 unveils new comedy slate

Funny on 4...

Radio 4 unveils new comedy slate

30/06/2015 … Radio 4 has confirmed a batch of new comedy shows to air this autumn.

Another comeback for Brian Pern | BBC commissions a new series

Another comeback for Brian Pern

BBC commissions a new series

30/06/2015 … Simon Day’s prog-rocker Brian Pern is returning to the BBC.

BBC Three comedy budget slashed | 25 per cent cut as channel moves online

BBC Three comedy budget slashed

25 per cent cut as channel moves online

30/06/2015 … BBC Three’s comedy budget is to be slashed by a quarter when it moves online.

Mon 29 June 2015

Over the Moon! | Comedy show wins prestigious science award

Over the Moon!

Comedy show wins prestigious science award

29/06/2015 … The best scientific radio programme of the year has been named – and it's a stand-up comedy show.

BBC remakes more Hancocks | A tight 5: June 29

BBC remakes more Hancocks

A tight 5: June 29

29/06/2015 … FIVE more lost Tony Hancock shows are to be re-recorded for Radio 4.

Sun 28 June 2015

Lee Nelson invades Kanye West's stage | Comic's Glastonbury stunt

Lee Nelson invades Kanye West's stage

Comic's Glastonbury stunt

28/06/2015 … Lee Nelson gatecrashed Kanye West's headlining set at Glastonbury last night.

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