All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 01 October 2014
Fighting terror with comedy
Iraqis turn to sitcom to satirise IS jihadists
01/10/2014 … Iraqis have been hitting back at Islamic State terrorists – through sitcom.
Dara O Briain announces UK tour
Crowd Tickler on the road in 2015
01/10/2014 … Dara O Briain has announced a 65-night tour for the spring.
Toast's not going stale
Matt Berry wants to keep making C4 comedy
01/10/2014 … Matt Berry says he wants to keep making Toast Of London – as he’s got plenty of ideas that haven’t been used yet.
Tracy Morgan 'may never do stand-up again'
Lawyer's fear after road accident
01/10/2014 … Tracy Morgan may never perform comedy again following the major car crash that claimed the life of his friend in June.
Tue 30 September 2014
Revealed: The habits of comedy-goers
What they like, what they spend, and where they go
30/09/2014 … The top five touring stand-ups sell more tickets than every other comedian put together.
Harry Hill to play Professor Branestawm
Family film for BBC One
30/09/2014 … Harry Hill is to make his acting debut for BBC One in Professor Branestaw, a family film adapted from the classic series of children's books.
Hugh Dennis joins Not Going Out
A tight 5: September 30
30/09/2014 … HUGH DENNIS is joining the cast of Not Going Out.
Drunk History comes to the UK
Jimmy Carr to narrate British remake
30/09/2014 … American TV series Drunk History – in which inebriated comics recount stories from the past – is to be remade for the UK, with Jimmy Carr as the narrator.