All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 21 April 2015
Let's get physical!
Sky to air a series of slapstick comedies
21/04/2015 … Sky is launching a series of knockabout physical comedies featuring Vic Reeves, Kim Cattrall, Frank Skinner, Kevin Eldon and Johnny Vegas.
Minchin's Groundhog Day to premiere in London
Nine months ahead of New York
21/04/2015 … Tim Minchin’s musical version of Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere in London.
Mon 20 April 2015
Russell Howard makes a Christmas film
With his sister Kerry
20/04/2015 … Russell Howard is making a Christmas film with his sister Kerry.
Mitchell and Paxman to host alternative election show
Plus loads of comedians in C4's coverage
20/04/2015 … David Mitchell is to host Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night coverage alongside Jeremy Paxman.
Harry & Paul add an extra date
A tight 5: April 20
20/04/2015 … HARRY ENFIELD and Paul Whitehouse have added a second London date to their Legends tour marking 25 years of their comedy partnership.
Government tells comedians: Don't be TOO funny
Rules spark protests in Malaysia
20/04/2015 … The Malaysian government has officially warned comedians not to crack jokes that cause too much laughter.
Timothy Spall to play Fungus The Bogeyman
Victoria Wood co-stars
20/04/2015 … Timothy Spall and Victoria Wood are to star in a TV adaptation of Fungus the Bogeyman, which starts production this week.
Comedians to Occupy Parliament Square
Free gigs for anti-capitalist cause
20/04/2015 … Comedians are to stage a series of free gigs in Parliament Square as part of the Occupy anti-capitalist movement.