All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 11 December 2013
Watson and Wehn on the road to Rio
World Cup themed travel show
11/12/2013 … Football-loving comics Mark Watson and Henning Wehn are to front a new travel show in the build-up to next year’s World Cup.
Lost Peter Sellers films to be screened
...after they were unearthed in a skip
11/12/2013 … Two lost Peter Sellers films are to be screened for the first time in more than 50 years – after being unearthed in a skip.
Coogan, Whitehouse and Ferrell win British Comedy Awards
Special winners annouced
11/12/2013 … Will Ferrell, Steve Coogan and Paul Whitehouse are to pick up British Comedy Awards tomorrow night.
Going downhill fast...
Marcus Brigstocke joins celebrity winter sports show
11/12/2013 … Marcus Brigstocke is to take part in a new Channel 4 reality show based around winter sports.
Simon Pegg joins the Pythons
Or at least most of them, in sci-fi comedy
11/12/2013 … Simon Pegg has joined the cast of Absolutely Anything, the film reuniting several of the Monty Python team.
The man of La Manche...
Comedy names in movie about Channel-swimming hero
11/12/2013 … Several familiar comedy actors have landed roles in a new film about Captain Matthew Webb, the first person to swim the English Channel.
Pythons 'may play intimate warm-up gig'
A tight 5: December 11
11/12/2013 … MICHAEL PALIN says that Monty Python may perform a more intimate warm-up show before the troupe’s appearances at the O2 Arena.
Tue 10 December 2013
Novel moves for Moone Boy
Comedy to become a kids' book
10/12/2013 … Chris O’Dowd’s comedy series Moone Boy is to be turned into a series of children’s novels.