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
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
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
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
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
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
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
28/06/2015 … Lee Nelson gatecrashed Kanye West's headlining set at Glastonbury last night.
Fast Fringe and the rest of the comedy week ahead
28/06/2015 … The comedy week ahead.