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May 2016 News

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

Wed 01 June 2016

Edinburgh comedy awards get a new sponsor | Lastminute.com take over the 'Perrier'

Edinburgh comedy awards get a new sponsor

Lastminute.com take over the 'Perrier'

01/06/2016 … This year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards are to be sponsored by travel website lastminute.

Tue 31 May 2016

Carla Lane dies at 87 | Writer of Bread, Butterfiles and The Liver Birds

Carla Lane dies at 87

Writer of Bread, Butterfiles and The Liver Birds

31/05/2016 … Sitcom writer Carla Lane has died at the age of 87.

Don Johnson joins Rupert Grint in Sick Note | From Miami Vice to Sky Atlantic

Don Johnson joins Rupert Grint in Sick Note

From Miami Vice to Sky Atlantic

31/05/2016 … Miami Vice star Don Johnson has joined Rupert Grint and Nick Frost in the Sky Atlantic comedy Sick Note.

Amazon renews Transparent for series four | Jeffrey Tambor to return as Maura Pfefferman

Amazon renews Transparent for series four

Jeffrey Tambor to return as Maura Pfefferman

31/05/2016 … Acclaimed comedy Transparent is to return for a fourth series, Amazon has announced.

Revealed: Details of Noel Fielding's Japan show | One-off for Channel 4

Revealed: Details of Noel Fielding's Japan show

One-off for Channel 4

31/05/2016 … Noel Fielding’s programme about Japanese gameshows is to be a one-off hour-long special, Channel 4 has announced.

Ardal O'Hanlon tours Ireland for More 4 | With Victorian guidebooks for tips

Ardal O'Hanlon tours Ireland for More 4

With Victorian guidebooks for tips

31/05/2016 … Ardal O’Hanlon is to explore his homeland in a new travel series for More 4.

RIP America's favourite heckler | Irving Benson tormented Milton Berle

RIP America's favourite heckler

Irving Benson tormented Milton Berle

31/05/2016 … The most famous heckler from the golden days of American TV has died at the age of 102.

Sun 29 May 2016

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