All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 29 June 2016
Hollywood honours Hugh Laurie and Sarah Silverman
New stars on the Walk Of Fame
29/06/2016 … Hugh Laurie, Sarah Silverman and Jeffrey Tambor are to get their own stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Shirley Ghostman gigs finally materialise
Cancelled shows back on – 12 months late
29/06/2016 … Gigs postponed by psychic comedy character Shirley Ghostman have finally been rescheduled – a full year after they were initially cancelled.
Lembit Opik tries comedy again
Ex-MP stars in Fringe musical about his 'heroic failures'
29/06/2016 … Lembit Opik is taking a second stab at a comedy career, by starring in a musical at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Tue 28 June 2016
Here's some good news for Russell Howard
He's up for a TV Choice Award
28/06/2016 … Russell Howard's Good News is up for a TV Choice Award.
Tom Rosenthal pilots ITV2 panel show
Team captain opposite Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattison
28/06/2016 … Tom Rosenthal is set to be a team captain on a new ITV2 panel show opposite Vicky Pattison.
James Van Der Beek joins Sky1 comedy
Dawsons Creek star in Carters Get Rich
28/06/2016 … Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek has joined the cast of Sky1's new family sitcom about a boy who becomes an internet millionaire.
FriendsFest to tour the UK
See Rachel & Monica's apartment... for £24
28/06/2016 … FriendsFest, the interactive exhibition dedicated to the US sitcom, is to make a UK tour.
Mon 27 June 2016
Louis CK announces Edinburgh date
His first since 2008
27/06/2016 … Louis CK is to play a gig in Edinburgh during the Fringe.