All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 06 May 2016
Jack Dee and Harry Hill to star in online comedy
With Romesh Ranganathan and Michelle Collins
06/05/2016 … Jack Dee, Harry Hill, Romesh Ranganathan and former EastEnders actor Michelle Collins are set to star in a new sitcom described as 'The Vicar of Dibley meets The Thick of It'.
Richard Herring joins 'extreme art' festival
The avant garde world goes snooker loopy
06/05/2016 … Richard Herring's obscure Me1 Vs Me2 Snooker podcast is to be showcased in a festival of extreme avant garde art.
...And that was just the teacher!
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
06/05/2016 … • Should we judge a comedian by their audience? If so Adil Ray's in trouble.
Thu 05 May 2016
Bafta gives Galton & Simpson its highest honour
Fellowship for sitcom's trailblazers
05/05/2016 … 'Trailblazing' comedy writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson will be honoured with a Bafta Fellowship at the awards on Sunday.
Kerrang!'s comedy favourites
A tight 5: May 5
05/05/2016 … AN ECLECTIC shortlist of comics has been drawn up for the Best Comedian award handed out by Kerrang! rock magazine.
Wed 04 May 2016
Just For Laughs comes to London
Montreal festival brings Jim Jefferies, Piff and more
04/05/2016 … Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy festival is launching a fortnight-long event in London featuring Jim Jefferies, Gina Yashere, Piff The Magic Dragon and more.
Bill Bailey writes safari sitcom
...and a bird book, and more!
04/05/2016 … Bill Bailey is writing a sitcom set in a safari park.
Is monogamy dead?
Rosie Wilby signs her first book deal to find the answer
04/05/2016 … Comedian Rosie Wilby has signed a deal to write her first book, entitled Is Monogamy Dead?Combining memoir and sociology, it is described as a 'mix of humour, heartache and science, putting 21st Century relationships under the microscope'.