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January 2016 News

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

Sun 31 January 2016

Aired at last, the comedy dropped after terror attacks | Spy sitcom hits Radio 2

Aired at last, the comedy dropped after terror attacks

Spy sitcom hits Radio 2

31/01/2016 … The Radio 2 comedy pulled in the wake of the Paris terror attacks will finally be aired this week.

We lost out on Loadsamoney! | Co-creators didn't cash in on character rights

We lost out on Loadsamoney!

Co-creators didn't cash in on character rights

31/01/2016 … Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson lost out on sharing the fortune that Harry Enfield earned for Loadsamoney, despite co-creating the character.

The besta Leicester, and beyond... | The pick of the comedy week ahead

The besta Leicester, and beyond...

The pick of the comedy week ahead

31/01/2016 … The best of the comedy week ahead…Sunday January 31TV: Here's a chance to reappraise the underrated The Armando Iannucci Shows, now the titular creator has returned to Blighty after show running Veep for HBO.

Bilal Zafar is 'top of the bill' | Comic crowned 2016 Naty winner

Bilal Zafar is 'top of the bill'

Comic crowned 2016 Naty winner

31/01/2016 … Bilal Zafar has won this year's Naty New Act Of The Year competition.

Sat 30 January 2016

Louis CK launches surprise new sitcom | With Steve Buscemi

Louis CK launches surprise new sitcom

With Steve Buscemi

30/01/2016 … Louis CK has surprised fans by releasing online the first episode of a sitcom he has been secretly developining.

Fri 29 January 2016

Jo Brand completes her 'Walk Of Hell' | 150-mile trek ends in Liverpool
© Comic Relief
© Comic Relief

Jo Brand completes her 'Walk Of Hell'

150-mile trek ends in Liverpool

29/01/2016 … Jo Brand has finished her 150-mile coast-to-coast walk for Sport Relief, ending up in Liverpool last night.

'I'm still contemporary!' | Bobby Davro complains he's pigeonholed as 'stuck in the 1980s'

'I'm still contemporary!'

Bobby Davro complains he's pigeonholed as 'stuck in the 1980s'

29/01/2016 … Bobby Davro has complained that he can’t get TV slots as he’s been pigeonholed as ‘belonging the 1980s’.

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