All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 22 October 2016
Comedy world pays tribute to Kevin Meaney
American stand-up dies at 60
22/10/2016 … Tributes have been paid to American comedian Kevin Meaney, who has died at the age of 60.
Our guide to Black Mirror series 3
Charlie Brooker's new Netflix episodes
22/10/2016 … There can be only one candidate for our 'on demand' pick this week, as Black Mirror is back, and this time on Netflix.
Fri 21 October 2016
Comics voice Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
BBC One Christmas animation
21/10/2016 … David Walliams, Rob Brydon and Tamsin Greig are to lend their voices to an animated version of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes that will air on BBC One this Christmas.
You can't even show a cartoon cock and balls...
WTF: Weekly trivia file
21/10/2016 … • 'I don't know many hilarious comics languishing in anonymity.
Thu 20 October 2016
Peter Kay revives Dance For Life
PK the DJ is back
20/10/2016 … Peter Kay is reviving his Dance For Life fundraisers next year.
Frankie Boyle's Autopsy moves to BBC Two
No longer confined to iPlayer
20/10/2016 … Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy is to be screened on BBC Two.
C4 releases trans comedy series
New shorts for All 4
20/10/2016 … Channel 4 has released a new transgendered comedy series.
'A year ago I was selling dope...'
Guz Khan jokes about his comedy turnaround; and Jason Manford on producing TV
20/10/2016 … Guz Khan has joked that he sold cannabis at the same time as being a teacher.