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Tue 28 March 2017
Latitude comedy line-up announced
Amstell, O Briain and Ryan headline
28/03/2017 … Simon Amstell, Dara O Briain and Katherine Ryan have been announced as the comedy headliners for this year's Latitude Festival.
Student Comedy Award: Who is your favourite
Vote for the best of the People's Choice winners
28/03/2017 … Here are all the People’s Choice winners from the various heats of the Chortle Student Comedy Award.
A legacy for Felix Dexter
BBC to set up writers' bursary in his name
28/03/2017 … The BBC is honouring Felix Dexter by setting up a bursary in his honour.
Sun 26 March 2017
Comedians on benefits
The best of the week's live comedy
26/03/2017 … The best of the week's live comedy.
Jack Whitehall's in 'Decline...'
The best TV and radio comedy of the week
26/03/2017 … The best TV and radio comedy of the week.
Sat 25 March 2017
Chats, tracks and maths
The best comedy on demand
25/03/2017 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.
Fri 24 March 2017
'At least I wasn't put in a Porta Potty by Macho Man Randy Savage'
WTF: Weekly trivia file
24/03/2017 … • 'I was called Worzel at school because I had lots of blonde hair.
BBC Two picks up Nish Kumar-fronted satire
From the makers of The Daily Mash
24/03/2017 … BBC Two has picked up a spoof news show fronted by Nish Kumar.