All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 27 April 2015
Still Game does the double
Scottish Comedy Award winners named
27/04/2015 … Still Game has scooped two prizes at the second Scottish comedy awards.
Hyde Park comedy gigs announced
A tight 5: April 27
27/04/2015 … FOUR comedy gigs are to be held in Hyde Park this summer.
OBE for Ruby Wax
Honour for her mental health work
27/04/2015 … Ruby Wax is to be awarded an OBE for her services to mental health.
Britain's hardest-working comedian
Sarah Millican tops survey
27/04/2015 … Sarah Millican has been named the hardest-working comedian in the UK.
Sun 26 April 2015
The comedy week ahead
26/04/2015 … Monday April 27LIVE IN LONDON: Mark Thomas brings his acclaimed show Cuckooed - about his discovery that a fellow anti-arms-trade activist he called a friend turned out to be a spy for a weapons manufacturer - is at the Four Thieves in Battersea all week, shifted from the nearby arts centre following its recent fire.
Fri 24 April 2015
BBC puts down Puppy Love
No second series for Scanlan and Pepperdine comedy
24/04/2015 … The BBC has cancelled Puppy Love, the canine-based comedy from Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine, after just one season.
Andrew Maxwell drones on...
Comic fronts Robot Wars-style show, with drones
24/04/2015 … Stand-up Andrew Maxwell could soon be filling Jeremy Clarkson's shoes.
Russell Brand 'writes through the turnip rushes'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
24/04/2015 … • Bill Bailey had to call out mountain rescuers this week when his dog, Tiger, went missing in the Lake District.