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Sat 26 July 2014

Still Game WILL return to TV | Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill in talks with BBC
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Still Game WILL return to TV

Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill in talks with BBC

26/07/2014 … Still Game will return to TV, its creators say.

Andy Kindler skewers Ricky Gervais | 'There's not one person in England who likes him'

Andy Kindler skewers Ricky Gervais

'There's not one person in England who likes him'

26/07/2014 … American comic Andy Kindler has savaged Ricky Gervais as 'despicable' during his annual State Of The Industry address.

Fri 25 July 2014

Pointless comedians... | Stand-ups compete in BBC One quiz

Pointless comedians...

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.

Harry Hill settles his legal FIIIIGHT! | Dispute with Avalon over TV Burp

Harry Hill settles his legal FIIIIGHT!

Dispute with Avalon over TV Burp

25/07/2014 … Harry Hill has settled a legal dispute with his former agents Avalon.

Sausage poo | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

Sausage poo

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

25/07/2014 … •'I discovered that big, sweaty slob,' Ricky Gervais on Louis CK.

New comedy contest launched | £2k prize in Hobgoblin's talent hunt

New comedy contest launched

£2k prize in Hobgoblin's talent hunt

25/07/2014 … Another comedy contest is to launch next month.

Thu 24 July 2014

Loneliness of the long-distance comic | Carl Barron's new film about stand-up

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

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.