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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

...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

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

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

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

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

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

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
© BBC/Rumpus Media/Benjamin Green
© BBC/Rumpus Media/Benjamin Green

Romesh Ranganathan up for a Bafta

And three nods for Car Share

30/03/2016 … Romesh Ranganathan has been nominated for a Bafta.

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