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Wed 01 October 2014

Fighting terror with comedy | Iraqis turn to sitcom to satirise IS jihadists

Fighting terror with comedy

Iraqis turn to sitcom to satirise IS jihadists

01/10/2014 … Iraqis have been hitting back at Islamic State terrorists – through sitcom.

Dara O Briain announces UK tour | Crowd Tickler on the road in 2015

Dara O Briain announces UK tour

Crowd Tickler on the road in 2015

01/10/2014 … Dara O Briain has announced a 65-night tour for the spring.

Tue 30 September 2014

Revealed: The habits of comedy-goers | What they like, what they spend, and where they go

Revealed: The habits of comedy-goers

What they like, what they spend, and where they go

30/09/2014 … The top five touring stand-ups sell more tickets than every other comedian put together.

Harry Hill to play Professor Branestawm | Family film for BBC One

Harry Hill to play Professor Branestawm

Family film for BBC One

30/09/2014 … Harry Hill is to make his acting debut for BBC One in Professor Branestaw, a family film adapted from the classic series of children's books.

Hugh Dennis joins Not Going Out | A tight 5: September 30
© Â Steve Ullathorne
© Â Steve Ullathorne

Hugh Dennis joins Not Going Out

A tight 5: September 30

30/09/2014 … HUGH DENNIS is joining the cast of Not Going Out.

Drunk History comes to the UK | Jimmy Carr to narrate British remake

Drunk History comes to the UK

Jimmy Carr to narrate British remake

30/09/2014 … American TV series Drunk History – in which inebriated comics recount stories from the past – is to be remade for the UK, with Jimmy Carr as the narrator.

BBC pulls 'insulting' Horrible Histories sketch | Skit implied Florence Nightingale was racist
© BBC
© BBC

BBC pulls 'insulting' Horrible Histories sketch

Skit implied Florence Nightingale was racist

30/09/2014 … The BBC has dropped a Horrible Histories sketch amid complaints it falsely portrayed Florence Nightingale as racist.

Mon 29 September 2014

Revealed: Who The Simpsons killed off | A tight 5: September 29

Revealed: Who The Simpsons killed off

A tight 5: September 29

29/09/2014 … THE character killed off by The Simpsons has been revealed –largely to the disappointment of fans.