All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 27 July 2016
TapeFace divides America's Got Talent judges
During appearance on live heat
27/07/2016 … TapeFace appeared on the first live heat of America's Got Talent last night.
Tue 26 July 2016
New comedy from Peep Show duo
...as stand-ups star in another C4 Blap
26/07/2016 … Channel 4 has released two more Comedy Blaps, including the first commission for Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong's new production company.
You Magnificent Beast: Greg Davies to tour again
A tight 5: July 26
26/07/2016 … GREG DAVIES is to go on tour again – but not until autumn 2017.
Meet Edinburgh's kingmakers...
Comedy Award panel announced
26/07/2016 … They are the industry movers and shakers almost every comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe will want to impress.
Citizen Khan character to be killed off
Adil Ray teases a plot from series 5
26/07/2016 … Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray says he’s going to kill off a character in the next series of the hit BBC One comedy.
Mon 25 July 2016
York honours Frankie Howerd
Plaque at his first home
25/07/2016 … A plaque is to be unveiled at Frankie Howerd’s first home tomorrow.
Sky appoints a new comedy commissioner
Tilusha Ghelani joins from BBC
25/07/2016 … Comedy commissioner Tilusha Ghelani is leaving the BBC to join Sky.
6.5million see Mrs Brown's Boys live
Ratings smash for BBC One
25/07/2016 … The live episode of Mrs Brown’s Boys attracted 6.