January apr03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 02 July 2015
Surgery forces Chubby Brown to cancel show
Comic: 'I’m still feeling poorly'
02/07/2015 … Roy Chubby Brown has called off a performance tomorrow night after undergoing an operation.
Wed 01 July 2015
Pajama Men make a movie
First look at the trailer
01/07/2015 … The Pajama Men have made their first feature filmThe Last Sparks of Sundown, which won the 'best micro-budget film' at the London Independent Film Festival in April, gets its first theatrical screenings later this month.
Who's the world's funniest comedian?
Swiss festival aims to find out
01/07/2015 … Comedy competitions have just gone global – as a hunt has been launched for the world's funniest comedian.
Release date for Bad Education movie
A tight 5: July 1
01/07/2015 … JACK WHITEHALL's Bad Education movie has been given a UK release date of August 21.
Tue 30 June 2015
Miles Jupp takes over The News Quiz
First show in September
30/06/2015 … Miles Jupp is to be the new host of Radio 4’s News Quiz, the BBC has announced.
Funny on 4...
Radio 4 unveils new comedy slate
30/06/2015 … Radio 4 has confirmed a batch of new comedy shows to air this autumn.
Another comeback for Brian Pern
BBC commissions a new series
30/06/2015 … Simon Day’s prog-rocker Brian Pern is returning to the BBC.
BBC Three comedy budget slashed
25 per cent cut as channel moves online
30/06/2015 … BBC Three’s comedy budget is to be slashed by a quarter when it moves online.