All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 25 July 2014
Stand-ups compete in BBC One quiz
25/07/2014 … Comedians including Josh Widdicombe, Sara Pascoe and Ronni Ancona are to take part in a celebrity version of daytime quiz Pointless.
Thu 24 July 2014
Loneliness of the long-distance comic
Carl Barron's new film about stand-up
24/07/2014 … Australian stand-up Carl Barron is to star in a new movie about a lonely comedian looking for love.
E4 orders Bad Robots prank show
A tight 5: July 24
24/07/2014 … E4 HAS commissioned a hidden-camera series, Bad Robots, in which unsuspecting victims are pranked by technology such as vending machines.
Wed 23 July 2014
Jo Brand to front Bake-Off spin-off
An Extra Slice for BBC Two
23/07/2014 … JO BRAND is to front a new spin-off show from The Great British Bake Off.
It's raining maggots!
Comedy club punters hit by falling grubs
23/07/2014 … Punters walked out of a comedy club in disgust after maggots started falling from the ceiling.
Pythons take £1million at cinemas
A tight 5: July 23
23/07/2014 … THE LIVE screening of Monty Python's farewell gig took £1.
Dora Bryan dies at 91
Long career in comedy
23/07/2014 … Comic actress Dora Bryan has died today at the age of 91.
Tue 22 July 2014
Kev Orkian to star in Infidel musical
David Baddiel's show announces cast
22/07/2014 … Musical comedian Kev Orkian is to lead the cast of David Baddiel’s musical The Infidel.