All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 27 February 2017
Nish Kumar pilots satirical BBC comedy
With the creators of The Daily Mash
27/02/2017 … Nish Kumar is piloting a spoof news show for BBC Two with the creators of parody website The Daily Mash.
Romesh joins Museum Of Comedy
New curator on John Lloyd's R4 show
27/02/2017 … Romesh Ranganathan is to become the curator of the next series of Radio 4’s Museum of Curiosity, Chortle can reveal.
Adam Buxton versus Dartmoor
Comic goes 'wild camping' for C4 show
27/02/2017 … Adam Buxton is to go camping on the wilds of Dartmoor for a new Channel 4 show.
Did the Oscars rip off Michael McIntyre?
Jimmy Kimmel segment likened to Unexpected Star of the Show
27/02/2017 … The producers of the Oscars have been accused of ripping off Michael McIntyre's Big Show.
2017 Chortle Student Comedy Award
Vote for your Glasgow favourite
27/02/2017 … Scott Redmond won the first heat of this year’s Chortle Student Comedy Award in Glasgow on Thursday night – performing half of his set as Elvis Presley.
Sun 26 February 2017
New comedy film inspired by Amazon reviews
Starring Richard Gadd and Rachel Stubbings
26/02/2017 … Richard Gadd has shot a short film based on real-life Amazon reviews, which he hopes to take to the festival circuit.
Rhod Gilbert: My 'mini-stroke' health scare
Comic's arm started waving involuntarily
26/02/2017 … Rhod Gilbert has spoken of having a health scare after his arm started spasming.
Tickling the aliens
The best of the week's comedy on TV and radio
26/02/2017 … The best of the week's comedy on TV and radio.