All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 05 March 2015
Al Murray to publish a political tract
Book deal to coincide with election campaign
05/03/2015 … Pub Landlord Al Murray has signed a book deal to publish his political manifesto.
Revealed: The top TV comedies of 2014
Highest rated shows compiled
05/03/2015 … Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most-watched comedy of 2014.
June Whitfield joins EastEnders
Guest appearance opposite Kat Moon
05/03/2015 … Veteran comedy actress June Whitfield is to appear in EastEnders.
Comic David Elms up for acting award
LA nomination for his short film
05/03/2015 … Musical comedian David Elms has been nominated for an acting award in Los Angeles.
Tom Basden takes on Dostoevsky
New play for Manchester International Festival
05/03/2015 … Tom Basden has written new comic play based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story, The Crocodile.
Wed 04 March 2015
New sitcom for Kerry Howard
Witless follows Him & Her success
04/03/2015 … Him and Her star Kerry Howard is to star in a new BBC Three sitcom.
Ben Miller to star in new sitcom
From Worst Week of My Life writers
04/03/2015 … Ben Miller is to star in a new comedy series from the creators of The Worst Week of My Life.
Tracey Ullman returns to British TV
First UK sketch show in 30 years
04/03/2015 … Tracey Ullman is returning to British TV with a six-part series for BBC One.