All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 20 April 2014
Chris Addison tries again
The comedy week ahead
20/04/2014 … The comedy week ahead.
Miranda Hart may revive Generation Game
BBC confirms it's in talks with comic
20/04/2014 … The BBC is planning a possible revival of the Generation Game – with Miranda Hart at the helm.
Sat 19 April 2014
Barry loves Scotty
Denise takes Australia's top live comedy award
19/04/2014 … Denise Scott has won the Barry Award for the best show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Fri 18 April 2014
Ronnie Corbett: I was nearly an ape
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
18/04/2014 … • 'An artist moaning about the critics is like a sailor moaning about the waves.
Thu 17 April 2014
The Alberts clown Tony Gray dies at 86
Influence on Milligan and the Bonzos
17/04/2014 … Tony Gray, one of Britain’s more eccentric and best-known clowns of the Fifties and Sixties, has died at the age of 86.
Shooting starts on Babylon series
Six new episodes for autumn
17/04/2014 … Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s police-based comedy-drama Babylon is to return for a six-part series.
Wed 16 April 2014
And your next act is... dead
Aspiring comic takes to the stage - in an urn
16/04/2014 … An aspiring comedian has finally fulfilled his wish to appear on a comedy club stage – but four months after he died.
Frankie Boyle in sitcom read-through
Comedy set on a wildlife documentary shoot
16/04/2014 … Frankie Boyle is leading a cast of comics in a new sitcom in development.