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Wed 22 February 2017

Ricky Gervais: My 'platinum' tickets will hit the touts | Premium pricing for Humanity tour

Ricky Gervais: My 'platinum' tickets will hit the touts

Premium pricing for Humanity tour

22/02/2017 … Ricky Gervais is to sell high-priced ‘platinum’ tickets to his new stand-up tour, in a move said to be designed to beat the touts.

Walliams & Friend to return | ...as his book Ratburger comes to Sky1
© BBC/King Bert
© BBC/King Bert

Walliams & Friend to return

...as his book Ratburger comes to Sky1

22/02/2017 … Walliams & Friend is to return for a second series.

Berry, Bird, Rosenthal and more | Comedy stars line up for West End play directed by Simon Callow
© Shaun Webb
© Shaun Webb

Berry, Bird, Rosenthal and more

Comedy stars line up for West End play directed by Simon Callow

22/02/2017 … Friday Night Dinner co-stars Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal are to star in a new West End play together.

Louis CK to release two new stand-up specials | On Netflix

Louis CK to release two new stand-up specials

On Netflix

22/02/2017 … Louis CK has signed a deal to release two new stand-up specials on Netflix.

Tue 21 February 2017

Filming starts on Roisin Conaty's GameFace | E4 series starting later this year

Filming starts on Roisin Conaty's GameFace

E4 series starting later this year

21/02/2017 … Filming has begun on Roisin Conaty's E4 sitcom GameFace – three years after the pilot aired.

Harold Lloyd films to become animations | New deal with pioneering comedian's estate

Harold Lloyd films to become animations

New deal with pioneering comedian's estate

21/02/2017 … Harold Lloyd’s comedy films are to be made into a series of animated features.

From Vines to a book deal | Online comic Arron Crascall to write See Ya Later

From Vines to a book deal

Online comic Arron Crascall to write See Ya Later

21/02/2017 … YouTube comedian Arron Crascall has signed a book deal.

Romesh Ranganathan shoots Sky sitcom | Semi-autobiographical tale of reluctant pub landlord
© Andy Hollingworth
© Andy Hollingworth

Romesh Ranganathan shoots Sky sitcom

Semi-autobiographical tale of reluctant pub landlord

21/02/2017 … Romesh Ranganathan is piloting a semi-autobiographical sitcom for Sky 1.

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