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
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
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
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?
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
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
30/11/2016 … PETER KAY is sitting on £27.
Tue 29 November 2016
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
29/11/2016 … Russell Howard has signed a two-year deal to write and star in a new entertainment series for Sky 1.