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Tue 13 October 2015
McIntyre given the keys to the O2
After a record-breaking 27 shows
13/10/2015 … Michael McIntyre has been presented the keys to London's O2, after setting a record for the most performances at the venue.
Tracy Morgan returns to stand-up
Two club sets ahead of SNL appearance
13/10/2015 … Tracy Morgan has returned to stand-up, 16 months after the car crash that almost claimed his life.
Barbara Nice lands Radio 2 show
And Comedy Showcases will be online first
13/10/2015 … Comedy character Mrs Barbara Nice has landed a Radio 2 pilot.
Bridget Christie is a 'woman of the year'
Honour from Red magazine
13/10/2015 … Bridget Christie has been named one of the ‘women of the year’ by Red magazine.
BBC: We want more W1As
...and Inside No 9s, Cradle To Graves and Boy Meets Girls
13/10/2015 … The BBC will commission a third series of W1A, the satire about itself, just as soon as writer John Morton is ready.
Paul Zenon's magic moment...
A tight 5: October 13
13/10/2015 … PAUL ZENON has been awarded the Carlton Award 'for outstanding comedy in magic' at the Magic Circle Awards.
Mon 12 October 2015
Comedy Central rapped over Russell Howard ads
'You filthy bitch' promo aired during kids' programming
12/10/2015 … Comedy Central has been rapped for running a trailer showing Russell Howard saying 'you filthy bitch' at 9.
Sun 11 October 2015
Robert Newman returns to Radio 4
The comedy week ahead
11/10/2015 … The comedy week ahead.