All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 24 February 2017
Oldie but goodie...
Pete Teckman wins Leicester's Silver Stand-up contest
24/02/2017 … Pete Teckman was last night crowned Silver Stand-Up of the Year in a competition for older comedians.
BBC launches 'millennial relationship' comedy
New talent in Just A Couple
24/02/2017 … BBC Three is releasing a new short-form comedy series about a relationship between two millennials.
'Then I started crying on stage...'
WTF: Weekly trivia file
24/02/2017 … • 'When people go to a comedy show, there's an expectation that they wanna forget about things, but fuck that, you've got cats on YouTube now, you can watch that you lazy pricks.
The world's worst golfer, coming to cinemas
Simon Farnaby working on new script
24/02/2017 … Yonderland star Simon Farnaby is making a film about a hopeless golfer who blagged his way into the British Open, Chortle can reveal.
Detectorists 'might be coming back'
More grist for the series 3 rumour mill
24/02/2017 … Mackenzie Crook comedy Detectorists looks set to return, one of its stars has hinted.
Netflix signs Tracy Morgan
New stand-up special for 30 Rock star
24/02/2017 … Netflix has signed 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan to make a new stand-up special.
Thu 23 February 2017
Sky's Mount Pleasant to end
Filming starts on 90-minute finale
23/02/2017 … Sky 1 comedy Mount Pleasant is to end after six years.
Simon Amstell announces 2017 tour
What Is This? described as a 'deeply personal' show
23/02/2017 … Simon Amstell has announced his fifth stand-up tour of the UK.