All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 26 September 2016
Mrs Brown's Boys announces new arena tour
Arena dates for 2017
26/09/2016 … Mrs Brown’s Boys is going back on tour.
Harry Hill's trans jokes are ruled offensive
...seven years after watchdogs cleared them
26/09/2016 … Broadcast watchdogs have branded a Harry Hill routine about a transgender man offensive – seven years after clearing the same jokes.
Gangsta Granny to raid the West End
London transfer for David Walliams show
26/09/2016 … David Walliams’s children’s book, Gangsta Granny, is heading to he West End.
Jim Davidson draws salary from veterans' charity
'It's a full-time job,' says comic
26/09/2016 … Jim Davidson is paid £43,000 a year from a veterans’ charity he set up, it has been revealed.
Sun 25 September 2016
Optimism in the face of Brexit
The comedy week ahead...
25/09/2016 … The comedy week ahead.
Andrew Lawrence: the documentary
Sky to air film about The Outcast Comic
25/09/2016 … Andrew Lawrence’s fall from grace is to be told in a new Sky documentary, Chortle can reveal.
'The cruellest thing that could befall someone'
Michael Palin's touching tribute to Terry Jones
25/09/2016 … Michael Palin has paid a touching tribute to his Monty Python colleague Terry Jones following his diagnosis with a severe type of dementia.
Sat 24 September 2016
Death becomes them
A 'bad gig' podcast, and more comedy on demand
24/09/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.