All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 30 October 2014
Vic Reeves to appear in Inspector George Gently
A tight 5: October 30
30/10/2014 … VIC REEVES is to appear in BBC One drama Inspector George Gently.
R4 commissions another series of Danny Robins sitcom
30/10/2014 … Radio 4 has commissioned a second series of The Cold Swedish Winter.
Sloss and Stade make 'offensive' sitcom
Vicious parody of modern TV
30/10/2014 … Daniel Sloss and Tom Stade are to create a 'very offensive' online sitcom.
Liam Mullone brings disappointment to Radio 4
Pilot recorded next month
30/10/2014 … Libertarian stand-up Liam Mullone is making a comedy pilot for Radio 4, all about disappointment.
Wed 29 October 2014
Helen Lederer: Stand-up terrifies me
Comedian needs hypnotherapy to cope
29/10/2014 … She has enjoyed a 30-year career in comedy, but Helen Lederer has admitted she gets so scared of performing that she'll need hypnotherapy before her upcoming book tour.
Live At The Apollo line-ups revealed
With Frankie Boyle back on the Beeb
29/10/2014 … The line-ups for the new series of Live At The Apollo have been confirmed.
Fubar turns to crowd funding
Comedy radio station needs £25k
29/10/2014 … Comedy radio station Fubar has turned to crowd funding to raise £25,000.
Tue 28 October 2014
Meet the funniest person in the world
Finnish Ismo Leikola comic takes title
28/10/2014 … Finnish comedian Ismo Leikola has been named the Funniest Person in the World.