All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 09 December 2013
Jailed for a YouTube spoof
UAE gets tough over an American's 'silly video'
09/12/2013 … An American man has been locked up in a maximum-security prison in Abu Dhabi for eight months for posting a comedy video online.
Sun 08 December 2013
The comedy week ahead
08/12/2013 … The comedy week ahead.
Micky Flanagan still tops DVD chart
Outselling Mrs Brown's Boys
08/12/2013 … Micky Flanagan has maintained his position at the top of the stand-up DVD chart for another week, outselling Mrs Brown’s Boys.
Sat 07 December 2013
Is Brian coming back from the dead?
Family Guy promises a 'Christmas miracle'
07/12/2013 … Reports of Brian the dog’s demise on Family Guy may have been premature.
Fri 06 December 2013
Bo Burnham gives it away...
His new show, What, is put out for free
06/12/2013 … Bo Burnham is giving away the full-length video of his latest show, What, for free.
R4 adapts Mitch Benn's Beatles show
A tight 5: December 6
06/12/2013 … MITCH BENN is to turn his Edinburgh show Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle into a Radio 4 comedy.
It's a free-for-all
Another breakaway group to offer free Fringe shows
06/12/2013 … Another breakaway group intends to promote free Fringe shows at Edinburgh this year.
Channel 4 orders more Toast
Second series for Matt Berry sitcom
06/12/2013 … Channel 4 has commissioned a second series of Matt Berry’s Toast of London.