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Tue 24 January 2017

Fleabag wins again | ...as does John Finnemore
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© BBC/Two Brothers Pictures

Fleabag wins again

...as does John Finnemore

24/01/2017 … Phoebe Waller-Bridge has grabbed another award for her mantlepiece, after Fleabag was honoured  again last night.

SNL writer suspended over Barron Trump joke | 'Insensitive' tweet about 10-year-old

SNL writer suspended over Barron Trump joke

'Insensitive' tweet about 10-year-old

24/01/2017 … Saturday Night Live  has suspended writer Katie Rich ‘indefinitely’ after tweeting a joke about  Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son.

Mon 23 January 2017

British comic Jim Tavare to appear at the Super Bowl | ...in an advert

British comic Jim Tavare to appear at the Super Bowl

...in an advert

23/01/2017 … British comedian Jim Tavare is appearing in a TV advertising campaign to be aired during the Super Bowl.

Ofcom will not investigate Real Housewives Of ISIS | Revolting sketch in the clear

Ofcom will not investigate Real Housewives Of ISIS

Revolting sketch in the clear

23/01/2017 … Ofcom has decided not to launch an investigation into the satirical BBC sketch that featured The Real Housewives Of ISIS.

Au revoir, Rene | Gorden Kaye dies at 75
© BBC
© BBC

Au revoir, Rene

Gorden Kaye dies at 75

23/01/2017 … Gorden Kaye, the actor who will be forever known as Allo Allo’s hapless cafe owner Rene Artois has died at the age of 75.

Red Dwarf named comedy of the year | Double success in British Comedy Guide accolades
© UKTV
© UKTV

Red Dwarf named comedy of the year

Double success in British Comedy Guide accolades

23/01/2017 … Red Dwarf has been named comedy of the year in a poll conducted by the British Comedy Guide.

Comedians to talk to the dead | A tight 5: January 23

Comedians to talk to the dead

A tight 5: January 23

23/01/2017 … COMEDIANS Ed Night, Rosie Holt, Lulu Popplewell, Pierre Novellie, Mr Spooky and Maddie Campion are to live-stream a seance on social media.

Sun 22 January 2017

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