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February 2016 News

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

Mon 29 February 2016

Raised by Wolves could get US remake | 'It's incredibly exciting'

Raised by Wolves could get US remake

'It's incredibly exciting'

29/02/2016 … It may seem firmly rooted in the residential streets of Wolverhampton – but Raised By Wolves could be heading for an American remake.

Tim Minchin joins BBC's Shakespeare bash | As do Al Murray, Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar

Tim Minchin joins BBC's Shakespeare bash

As do Al Murray, Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar

29/02/2016 … Tim Minchin, Al Murray, Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar are joining the BBC’s celebrations  to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Police storm Chris Ramsey's hotel room | Comic handcuffed as he's mistaken for knifeman

Police storm Chris Ramsey's hotel room

Comic handcuffed as he's mistaken for knifeman

29/02/2016 … Comedian Chris Ramsey was shocked when armed police stormed his hotel room in the early hours of this morning and slapped him in handcuffs – mistaking him for a knifeman.

Rom to roam again | Asian Provocateur 'gets second series'
© Andy Hollingworth
© Andy Hollingworth

Rom to roam again

Asian Provocateur 'gets second series'

29/02/2016 … Romesh Ranganathan is to make a second travel series for the BBC, it has been reported.

Sun 28 February 2016

Izzard forced to miss a day's marathon | Medical advice after blood test

Izzard forced to miss a day's marathon

Medical advice after blood test

28/02/2016 … Eddie Izzard has been forced to take a day off his quest to run 27 marathons in 27 days on doctor's orders.

Student award: London People's Choice poll opens | Latest update

Student award: London People's Choice poll opens

Latest update

28/02/2016 … Votes have now opened for the People's Choice award for the London heat of the Chortle Student Comedy award.

Ah feck, 'Father Jack' dies | Frank Kelly was 77

Ah feck, 'Father Jack' dies

Frank Kelly was 77

28/02/2016 … Frank Kelly, who played Father Jack in Father Ted, has died aged 77.

Stew Lee, madly, deeply... | The pick of the comedy week ahead

Stew Lee, madly, deeply...

The pick of the comedy week ahead

28/02/2016 … The pick of the comedy week ahead.

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