All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 09 October 2015
C4 drops Stand Up For The Week
Topical show comes to an end
09/10/2015 … Channel 4 has dropped Stand-Up For The Week after five series.
Andy Kaufman releases a fragrance
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
09/10/2015 … • 'When it comes to offensive comedy, you can never blame the comic, you can only blame the audience.
Miranda Hart joins Gogglebox
As does Lee Mack
09/10/2015 … Miranda Hart is to take part in a celebrity Gogglebox special – with two of her mothers.
People Just Do Nothing will be back for two more series
New episodes ordered for the online BBC Three
09/10/2015 … BBC Three has ordered two more series of People Just Do Nothing.
Film debuts for Walsh and Larwood
Comics shoot family adventure 2:hrs
09/10/2015 … Seann Walsh and Marek Larwood have just finished shooting a family action adventure film in London.
TV station apologies for Sept 11 joke
...but it received no complaints over Andrew Stanley's quip
09/10/2015 … Irish broadcaster TV3 has apologised after comedian Andrew Stanley cracked a joke about 9/11 live on air.
Thu 08 October 2015
Sacha Baron Cohen sets up production company
Backed by Channel 4
08/10/2015 … Sacha Baron Cohen has set up a new production company, backed by Channel 4.
Joel Dommett joins Sky's Bring The Noise
Appearing alongside Katherine Ryan
08/10/2015 … Joel Dommett has joined the team of Sky 1's new music and comedy show Bring The Noise.