All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 29 April 2016
Mitchell & Webb's new comedy set in a pub
Peep Show pair to play brothers
29/04/2016 … David Mitchell and Robert Webb’s new comedy Back will be set around a pub, it has been revealed.
Alzheimer's 'is no subject for comedy'
Ronald Reagan's family slam Will Ferrell film
29/04/2016 … Ronald Reagan's children have blasted Will Ferrell over his plans to make a comedy about their father succumbing to Alzheimer's disease.
QI's No Such Thing As A Fish hits TV
New topical show, post-Newsnight
29/04/2016 … The QI researchers behind the No Such Thing As A Fish podcast are to launch their own topical BBC TV show.
Frank Skinner: Drink made me hallucinate spiders
Comic discusses addiction with Frankie Boyle
29/04/2016 … Frank Skinner has spoken about his years as an alcoholic – confessing that he used to hallucinate spiders and suffer temporary blindness from drinking too much.
Channel 5 returns to panel shows
Eamonn Holmes to front It’s Not Me, It’s You
29/04/2016 … Channel 5 is to make its first comedy panel show in seven years.
Thu 28 April 2016
Romesh Ranganathan to write his memoirs
Book deal with Transworld
28/04/2016 … Romesh Ranganathan is to write his memoirs.
Courtney Cox works on ITV sitcom
As a new age guru
28/04/2016 … Courteney Cox is reportedly developing a new sitcom for ITV.