July 2015 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 31 July 2015
The Mighty Boosh saved my life
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
31/07/2015 … • 'I can't write jokes for the average person,' says Frankie Boyle.
Charity fund honours Jim Pullin
Comedy writer and producer has died at 57
31/07/2015 … A charity foundation has been set in honour of comedy writer and producer Jim Pullin, who has taken his own life.
Rich Hall and Russell Kane to tape DVDs
A tight 5: July 31
31/07/2015 … RICH HALL and Russell Kane are to perform one-off shows in London's Vaudeville Theatre in September to be recorded for their next DVDs.
Fringe prize for the dumbest review
Consolation for 'misunderstood' acts
31/07/2015 … A new prize is to be awarded to the 'most critically misunderstood' comedy show of the Edinburgh Fringe.
Thu 30 July 2015
Paul Zerdin wows America's Got Talent
Golden Buzzer success for British vent
30/07/2015 … Comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin has become the second British entertainer to progress on America's Got Talent, thanks to a 'golden buzzer' intervention.
Comedy producer to steer Top Gear
Vic & Bob's colleague Lisa Clark joins BBC
30/07/2015 … The producer behind Vic & Bob’s House Of Fools is to take the wheel of Top Gear.
Pointless Celebrities to make a comedy special
A tight 5: July 30
30/07/2015 … COMEDY stars are to take part in a special edition of Pointless Celebrities this autumn.
Netflix to save The Delivery Man?
Sitcom could be its first UK commission
30/07/2015 … Netflix could move into commissioning British comedy by picking up axed ITV sitcom The Delivery Man.