All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 23 July 2014
Jo Brand to front Bake-Off spin-off
An Extra Slice for BBC Two
23/07/2014 … JO BRAND is to front a new spin-off show from The Great British Bake Off.
It's raining maggots!
Comedy club punters hit by falling grubs
23/07/2014 … Punters walked out of a comedy club in disgust after maggots started falling from the ceiling.
Pythons take £1million at cinemas
A tight 5: July 23
23/07/2014 … THE LIVE screening of Monty Python's farewell gig took £1.
Dora Bryan dies at 91
Long career in comedy
23/07/2014 … Comic actress Dora Bryan has died today at the age of 91.
Tue 22 July 2014
Kev Orkian to star in Infidel musical
David Baddiel's show announces cast
22/07/2014 … Musical comedian Kev Orkian is to lead the cast of David Baddiel’s musical The Infidel.
Mon 21 July 2014
David Mitchell to go on tour
'Audience with' format to launch new book
21/07/2014 … David Mitchell is to embark on his first solo tour.
Jethro sells his Cornish club
'The new acts aren't for me...'
21/07/2014 … Cornish stand-up Jethro is selling off his comedy club, saying he's no time for new comedians.
Python broadcast strikes Gold
A tight 5: July 21
21/07/2014 … MONTY PYTHON'S final O2 show scored record ratings for Gold last night.