All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 01 March 2015
£78k in 27 hours
Mark Watson completes marathon challenge
01/03/2015 … Mark Watson’s 27-hour show has come to an end, raising more than £78,000 for Comic Relief.
Fri 27 February 2015
Channel 4 releases new Comedy Blaps
With Sam Simmons and more
27/02/2015 … Channel 4 has released its latest batch of online Comedy Blaps, including a series from Sam Simmons.
Filming starts on Bad Education movie
Jack Whitehall and cast hit Cornwall
27/02/2015 … Filming has begun on the movie version of Bad Education.
Sexy Nazis gatecrash Ukip conference
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
27/02/2015 … • Sally Phillips recalls her time on Eddie Izzard's sitcom Cows, which featured humans playing the bovines.
Bucket off Broadway
Keeping Up Appearances hits New York stage
27/02/2015 … Hyacinth Bucket could be heading for Broadway.
Thu 26 February 2015
New home for Leeds Jongleurs
A tight 5: February 26
26/02/2015 … JONGLEURS has found a new home in Leeds just days after Chortle reported that its existing venue was to close.
New one-off for BBC One Scotland
26/02/2015 … Scottish sketch show Burnistoun is to return for the first time in almost three years, for a one-off special.
See Peter Kay's new TV show... in a theatre
Charity launch for Car Share
26/02/2015 … Peter Kay’s new TV series Car Share is to make its premiere in front of a theatre audience.