January apr03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 10 December 2013
It's a cracker!
Miley Cyrus joke wins Christmas contest
10/12/2013 … Comedian Richard Woolford has won a £5,000 competition to modernise the traditional Christmas cracker joke, with a pun about Miley Cyrus.
Mon 09 December 2013
Jailed for a YouTube spoof
UAE gets tough over an American's 'silly video'
09/12/2013 … An American man has been locked up in a maximum-security prison in Abu Dhabi for eight months for posting a comedy video online.
Melbourne fest announces first shows
A tight 5: December 9
09/12/2013 … THE first names have been announced for next year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Adam Hills to host more Fifteen To Ones
...as will Sandi Toksvig
09/12/2013 … Channel 4 quiz show Fifteen to One will return for a full series next year – with Adam Hills hosting four more celebrity editions.
Can comedy fix mental health issues?
A planned TV show aims to find out...
09/12/2013 … Comedians are aiming to tackle mental health stigma with a TV show mixing therapy and improvised comedy.
Legendary New York club owner dies
Robert Wachs also managed Eddie Murphy
09/12/2013 … Robert Wachs, one of the founding fathers of the New York comedy scene, has died at the aged of 73.
Sun 08 December 2013
The comedy week ahead
08/12/2013 … The comedy week ahead.
Micky Flanagan still tops DVD chart
Outselling Mrs Brown's Boys
08/12/2013 … Micky Flanagan has maintained his position at the top of the stand-up DVD chart for another week, outselling Mrs Brown’s Boys.