January apr03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 21 October 2016
Comics voice Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
BBC One Christmas animation
21/10/2016 … David Walliams, Rob Brydon and Tamsin Greig are to lend their voices to an animated version of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes that will air on BBC One this Christmas.
You can't even show a cartoon cock and balls...
WTF: Weekly trivia file
21/10/2016 … • 'I don't know many hilarious comics languishing in anonymity.
Thu 20 October 2016
Peter Kay revives Dance For Life
PK the DJ is back
20/10/2016 … Peter Kay is reviving his Dance For Life fundraisers next year.
Frankie Boyle's Autopsy moves to BBC Two
No longer confined to iPlayer
20/10/2016 … Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy is to be screened on BBC Two.
C4 releases trans comedy series
New shorts for All 4
20/10/2016 … Channel 4 has released a new transgendered comedy series.
'A year ago I was selling dope...'
Guz Khan jokes about his comedy turnaround; and Jason Manford on producing TV
20/10/2016 … Guz Khan has joked that he sold cannabis at the same time as being a teacher.
Wed 19 October 2016
Three book deal for Miles Jupp
...starting with Damien Trench's memoirs
19/10/2016 … Miles Jupp has signed a three-book publishing deal.
Radio 4 to showcase regional comedy scenes
New series hosted by Elis James
19/10/2016 … Elis James is to front a new stand-up show for Radio 4 showcasing comedians from different regions of the UK.