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Thu 18 September 2014

Bridget Christie shown the D'Or | Toast Of London also collects international award

Bridget Christie shown the D'Or

Toast Of London also collects international award

18/09/2014 … Bridget Christie and Toast Of London have picked up awards at the prestigious international Rose d'Or festival.

Daniel Rigby goes Undercover for Dave | Action-comedy series ordered
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Daniel Rigby goes Undercover for Dave

Action-comedy series ordered

18/09/2014 … Daniel Rigby is to star in the first original sitcom commissioned by the Dave channel.

Alexander Armstrong IS Danger Mouse | And Kevin Eldon will play Penfold

Alexander Armstrong IS Danger Mouse

And Kevin Eldon will play Penfold

18/09/2014 … Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon are to voice Danger Mouse and Penfold when the children’s animation returns next year.

Joan Rivers biography announced | A tight 5: September 18

Joan Rivers biography announced

A tight 5: September 18

18/09/2014 … A MAJOR biography of Joan Rivers has been commissioned in the wake of her death.

Aziz Ansari returns to UK | One-off gig in November

Aziz Ansari returns to UK

One-off gig in November

18/09/2014 … US stand-up Aziz Ansari is to return to London in November.

Patrick Kielty pens a sitcom | BBC to unveil Big Country next week

Patrick Kielty pens a sitcom

BBC to unveil Big Country next week

18/09/2014 … Patrick Kielty has written a new sitcom which will be previewed at the BBC next week.

Stand-up archives go online | Just For Laughs to release three vintage clips a week

Stand-up archives go online

Just For Laughs to release three vintage clips a week

18/09/2014 … Rare early appearances from stand-up giants are to be released on YouTube, thanks to the Just For Laughs festival.

Julian Barratt turns nasty | Boosh star directs in gruesome horror film

Julian Barratt turns nasty

Boosh star directs in gruesome horror film

18/09/2014 … Julian Barratt has directed a section of a bloody horror anthology movie being launched tonight.