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November 2016 News

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

Wed 30 November 2016

Peter Cook's widow Lin dies at 71 | Days after release of latest film
© Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo
© Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo

Peter Cook's widow Lin dies at 71

Days after release of latest film

30/11/2016 … Peter Cook’s widow Lin has died at the age of 71.

Harry Hill goes to jail | ...for a new BBC sitcom

Harry Hill goes to jail

...for a new BBC sitcom

30/11/2016 … Harry Hill is to play a prison governor in a new BBC sitcom.

Peter Kay car shares with Johnnie Walker | Hear a preview of Radio 2 special

Peter Kay car shares with Johnnie Walker

Hear a preview of Radio 2 special

30/11/2016 … Radio 2 is to dedicate two hours to Peter Kay this Christmas.

Trigger Happy returns to TV | And who's on Big Fat Quiz and Cats Do Countdown?
© C4
© C4

Trigger Happy returns to TV

And who's on Big Fat Quiz and Cats Do Countdown?

30/11/2016 … Trigger Happy TV is returning to Channel 4 for a one-off Christmas Eve special.

Air date confirmed for the new Inside No 9 | ...plus other BBC Christmas comedy highlights

Air date confirmed for the new Inside No 9

...plus other BBC Christmas comedy highlights

30/11/2016 … The new Inside No 9 will air on December 27, the BBC has announced.

Peter Kay has £28million in the bank | A tight 5: November 30

Peter Kay has £28million in the bank

A tight 5: November 30

30/11/2016 … PETER KAY is sitting on £27.

Tue 29 November 2016

Penn & Teller announce UK dates | First British gigs in three years

Penn & Teller announce UK dates

First British gigs in three years

29/11/2016 … Comedy magicians Penn and Teller have announced a run of UK dates.

Russell Howard signs major Sky deal | 14-part entertainment show for 2017

Russell Howard signs major Sky deal

14-part entertainment show for 2017

29/11/2016 … Russell Howard has signed a two-year deal to write and star in a new entertainment series for Sky 1.

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