LIVE COMEDY SEARCH

ADVERTISEMENTS

aug06 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Fri 27 May 2016

The Now Show goes to war | Special edition about 1916

The Now Show goes to war

Special edition about 1916

27/05/2016 … Radio 4’s topical comedy The Now Show is to air a special edition based around the First World War.

Festivals announce comedy line-ups | A tight 5 special...

Festivals announce comedy line-ups

A tight 5 special...

27/05/2016 … ACTS have been announced for the Balham Comedy Festival in South London, which will run from July 8 to 16.

Elis James travels to Euro 16 for the BBC | For online shorts and radio show

Elis James travels to Euro 16 for the BBC

For online shorts and radio show

27/05/2016 … Elis James is to front a series of comedy shorts about Euro 2016 for the BBC.

Nipple clamps and a strap-on called Godzilla | WTF: Weekly Trivia File
© BBC/So Television/Christopher Baines
© BBC/So Television/Christopher Baines

Nipple clamps and a strap-on called Godzilla

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

27/05/2016 … • 'When you are doing stand-up, it is the most glorious hour, when you are an X Men version of yourself, with lasers coming out of your eyes.

Thu 26 May 2016

Barry Crimmins comes to UK | US comic who fought child porn

Barry Crimmins comes to UK

US comic who fought child porn

26/05/2016 … Barry Crimmins, the American stand-up who has actively helped clear child pornography from the internet, is to perform in the UK for the first time in 30 years.

Eddie Izzard: My homophobic abuse at FA Cup Final | Crystal Palace fan called him 'a disgrace'

Eddie Izzard: My homophobic abuse at FA Cup Final

Crystal Palace fan called him 'a disgrace'

26/05/2016 … Eddie Izzard says he was subjected to homophobic abuse at the FA Cup final at the weekend.

Hitchhikers' Guide returns to Radio 4 | With unpublished Douglas Adams material
© BBC
© BBC

Hitchhikers' Guide returns to Radio 4

With unpublished Douglas Adams material

26/05/2016 … The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is returning to Radio 4 with its first series in more than a decade – and featuring John Lloyd as the Voice of The Book.

Noel Fielding's Japanese gameshow gameshow | Pilot for Channel 4
© C4 / Dave Brown
© C4 / Dave Brown

Noel Fielding's Japanese gameshow gameshow

Pilot for Channel 4

26/05/2016 … Noel Fielding is piloting a new Channel 4 series based on Japanese gameshows.

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.