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Thu 27 October 2016
Jim Gaffigan joins Fargo
A tight 5: October 27
27/10/2016 … JIM GAFFIGAN has joined the cast of Fargo.
Wed 26 October 2016
Nick Helm joins tech millionaire comedy
With Jonny Sweet and Jim Howick
26/10/2016 … Nick Helm and Jonny Sweet are to star in Channel 4’s new comedy show about young tech millionaires.
Bafta hails Tom Davis as a 'Breakthrough Brit'
Along with #HoodDocumentary's Kayode Ewumi
26/10/2016 … Murder in Successville star Tom Davis has been picked as one of the year's brightest new creative talents by Bafta.
Simpsons writer Kevin Curran dies at 59
He previously wrote for Letterman
26/10/2016 … Simpsons writer Kevin Curran has died at the age of 59.
BBC spoofs Making A Murderer
Rich Fulcher stars in Sexy Murder parody
26/10/2016 … Rich Fulcher is to star in a murder case spoof for BBC Three, Chortle can reveal.
Armstrong and Miller reunite
For Radio 4 literary show
26/10/2016 … Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong are to reunite for a Radio 4 show.
Who's on series 12 of Live At The Apollo
BBC confirms comedian line-ups
26/10/2016 … The BBC has confirmed the broadcast date and line-ups of the new series of Live At The Apollo.
Warm-up king Bobby Bragg dies
He worked on Only Fools and TV Burp
26/10/2016 … Comedian and leading warm-up man Bobby Bragg who has died, more than two years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.