All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 06 December 2013
Bo Burnham gives it away...
His new show, What, is put out for free
06/12/2013 … Bo Burnham is giving away the full-length video of his latest show, What, for free.
R4 adapts Mitch Benn's Beatles show
A tight 5: December 6
06/12/2013 … MITCH BENN is to turn his Edinburgh show Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle into a Radio 4 comedy.
It's a free-for-all
Another breakaway group to offer free Fringe shows
06/12/2013 … Another breakaway group intends to promote free Fringe shows at Edinburgh this year.
Channel 4 orders more Toast
Second series for Matt Berry sitcom
06/12/2013 … Channel 4 has commissioned a second series of Matt Berry’s Toast of London.
Comedy's best Nelson Mandela joke...
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
06/12/2013 … • Of course Frankie Boyle upset the easily outraged with his tweet last night ‘Nelson Mandeadla.
Thu 05 December 2013
Twenty Twelve team take on the BBC
Bonneville's Ian Fletcher is back
05/12/2013 … The BBC is to make a follow-up to acclaimed Olympic sitcom Twenty Twelve – set in its own upper management.
Plebs named best new comedy
First British Comedy Award announced
05/12/2013 … ITV2’s ancient Roman sitcom Plebs has been named best new comedy in this year’s British Comedy Awards.
Izzard signs NBC deal
Could he be heading for a starring role?
05/12/2013 … Eddie Izzard has signed a deal with NBC that could lead to his own American TV series.