All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 03 May 2016
Jack Dee to play a hired killer
In new Radio 4 comedy
03/05/2016 … Jack Dee is to play a hired killer.
Ben Elton takes a pop at Ricky Gervais
In his new Shakespeare sitcom Upstart Crow
03/05/2016 … Ben Elton has used his new Shakespearean sitcom to take a swipe Ricky Gervais.
Work starts on Car Share series 2
Peter Kay spotted filming in Salford
03/05/2016 … Filming has begun on the second series of Peter Kay's Car Share.
Josie Long takes on Bear Grylls challenge
Comic joins The Island
03/05/2016 … Josie Long is to put her survival skills to the test in a TV show with Bear Grylls.
Radio 2 commissions Barbara Nice sitcom
Four new episodes follow hit pilot
03/05/2016 … Comedy creation Barbara Nice is to star in her own Radio 2 sitcom.
'Unknown' comic outsells Jerry Seinfeld
James Mullinger fills an arena
03/05/2016 … An unknown British comedian, who admits the London comedy circuit 'ate me alive', has filled an arena gig in Canada.
David Cross announces UK dates
A tight 5: May 3
03/05/2016 … DAVID CROSS has announced a short run of British and Irish dates.
Blues Brothers to return... as cartoons?
Animated TV series in the works
03/05/2016 … The Blues Brothers are set to be reborn – as animated characters.