March 2016 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 31 March 2016
...And it's goodnight from him
Ronnie Corbett dies at 85
31/03/2016 … Tributes have been paid to Ronnie Corbett, who has died at 85.
Jack & Dean & Jessica
Hynes to join internet duo on new comedy series
31/03/2016 … Jessica Hynes is to star in a new comedy show with viral stars Jack and Dean.
Frank Skinner to host new arts quiz
Panel show for BBC
31/03/2016 … Frank Skinner is set to host a panel show about the arts for the BBC.
Tracey Ullman becomes HIGNFY's 100th guest host
Other presenters and panellists revealed
31/03/2016 … Tracey Ullman is to become the 100th guest host of Have I Got News For You, the BBC has announced.
Alan Partridge goes up North
New 'documentary' for Sky
31/03/2016 … Alan’s Partridge is to make a one-hour 'state of the nation' mockumentary for Sky Atlantic.
Who's in the Porridge remake?
BBC reveals cast
31/03/2016 … The full cast has been announced for the reboot of Porridge, including Catastrophe's Mark Bonnar as a wily Scottish prison guard.
Now it's Kevin Hart, the video game
...and he launches a Netflix rival
31/03/2016 … Kevin Hart is launching a new comedy streaming service as well as a video game in which players simulate the life of a stand-up star.
Wed 30 March 2016
Romesh Ranganathan up for a Bafta
And three nods for Car Share
30/03/2016 … Romesh Ranganathan has been nominated for a Bafta.