All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 01 January 2017
Jack's off on tour
The comedy week ahead
01/01/2017 … The comedy week ahead.
Entries open for comedy writing contest
In honour of David Nobbs
01/01/2017 … Entries have opened for the first comedy writing award set up in honour of Reggie Perrin creator David Nobbs.
...and for Amused Moose award
Hunt for future comedy stars
01/01/2017 … Entries have opened for the Amused Moose New Comic Award, which has formerly been won by Sarah Millican and Jack Whitehall.
Sat 31 December 2016
Check out the Tokyo Hotel...
The best comedy on demand
31/12/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.
New Year honour for Mrs Barbara Nice
...or rather her creator, Janice Connolly
31/12/2016 … The woman behind comedy character Mrs Barbara Nice has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours.
Free Festival wins back the Counting House
Gilded Balloon experiment lasts just one year
31/12/2016 … Free shows are to return to Edinburgh Fringe venue The Counting House in 2017.
Fri 30 December 2016
Tweets of the year 2016
A WTF? special...
30/12/2016 … There’s no Weekly Trivia File today… but instead we’ve gone back through the Tweets of The Week to find our favourites from 2016:JanuaryCarving you & your partner's initials into a tree is a romantic way of still not justifying why you've brought a knife on a date.
What you read in 2016
Our ten most popular stories of the year
30/12/2016 … 10.