All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 05 August 2015
Ryan gigs with the stars
Katherine joins Amy Schumer's Oddball tour
05/08/2015 … Katherine Ryan has been signed up to join the North American Oddball tour, headlined by Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer.
Tue 04 August 2015
Writing That Sitcom by James Cary
Book review by Steve Bennett
04/08/2015 … James Cary's book is is slightly mis-titled.
Mon 03 August 2015
A knight at the movies
Python's Holy Grail rereleased for 40th anniversary
03/08/2015 … Monty Python and the Holy Grail is to be re-released in cinemas to mark its 40th anniversary – but as a singalong version.
A big blow for Underbelly
Wind delays opening of big top venue
03/08/2015 … Underbelly's new flagship circus venue will not be open in time for the start of the Fringe.
Dirk Gently set for TV return
BBC America to revive the holistic detective
03/08/2015 … Dirk Gently, the holistic detective created by Douglas Adams, could be heading back to TV.
Sun 02 August 2015
The moment Comedy Central gave up trying...
The comedy week ahead
02/08/2015 … The comedy week ahead…Sunday August 2LIVE IN BRISTOL: Fancy a trip to the zoo? There's a fundraiser taking place in their gardens for gorilla conservation featuring Adam Hills, Jon Richardson, Sally-Anne Hayward and MC Mark Olver.
RIP Cilla Black, comedy star
Singer won awards for her work
02/08/2015 … As well as being a a singer and presenter, Cilla Black – who died overnight at the age of 72 – starred in a number of sitcoms.
Fri 31 July 2015
The Mighty Boosh saved my life
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
31/07/2015 … • 'I can't write jokes for the average person,' says Frankie Boyle.