January aug04 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 23 March 2017
Released at last: The Real McCoy
Series 1 comes to BBC Store
23/03/2017 … Pioneering sketch show The Real McCoy has been made available to buy for the first time in 23 years.
Wed 22 March 2017
Fight breaks out at Russell Howard gig
'Stay classy, Glasgow'
22/03/2017 … Russell Howard had to stop his gig in Glasgow last night when a brawl broke out.
What a dick...
BBC probe after viewer complains about Michael McIntyre's 'willy' joke
22/03/2017 … The BBC has rejected a complaint that Michael McIntyre making a joke about a ‘willy’ was offensive.
Movie musical for Chewing Gum star
Michaela Coel starts filming Been So Long
22/03/2017 … Chewing Gun star Michaela Coel has started shooting a new modern-day musical for Film Four.
Simon Day to tour
With the likes of Brian Pern and Tommy Cockles
22/03/2017 … Fast Show and Brian Pern star Simon Day has announced a short tour this autumn.
Fawlty Towers gets a vinyl release
A tight 5: March 22
22/03/2017 … FAWLTY TOWERS is to be released on vinyl to mark Record Store Day.
Tue 21 March 2017
Big Bang Theory renewed for two more years
Main stars sign new deal
21/03/2017 … The Big Bang Theory has been renewed for two more years.
Did Ed Sheeran rip off Axis Of Awesome?
4 Chords coincidence?
21/03/2017 … Ed Sheeran has been accused of ripping of Australian comedians Axis Of Awesome after he proved how every pop song can be sung with only four chords.