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Thu 23 October 2014

Miranda: That's the end of my sitcom | Hart concludes show will end with Xmas specials

Miranda: That's the end of my sitcom

Hart concludes show will end with Xmas specials

23/10/2014 … Miranda Hart has officially called time on her hit BBC One sitcom after three series.

Lost comedy classics found – At Last | Pre-Python episodes in David Frost's archive

Lost comedy classics found – At Last

Pre-Python episodes in David Frost's archive

23/10/2014 … Two long-lost episodes of Monty Python precursor At Last The 1948 Show have been discovered in Sir David Frost’s personal archives.

Steve Coogan replaces Philip Seymour Hoffman | Comic pilots Showtime series

Steve Coogan replaces Philip Seymour Hoffman

Comic pilots Showtime series

23/10/2014 … Steve Coogan is to step into the shoes of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman on a planned new comedy.

Bill Burr gets animated | New series for Netflix

Bill Burr gets animated

New series for Netflix

23/10/2014 … American stand-up Bill Burr is making an animated series for Netflix.

Limmy up for two Scottish Baftas | Nods, too, for Millers Mountain and Mrs Browns Boys

Limmy up for two Scottish Baftas

Nods, too, for Millers Mountain and Mrs Browns Boys

23/10/2014 … Glasgow comic Limmy has been nominated for two Scottish Baftas.

Jimmy Carr tells tasteles joke | Also: Pope still Catholic

Jimmy Carr tells tasteles joke

Also: Pope still Catholic

23/10/2014 … They must surely have know what to expect when they booked Jimmy Carr as host.

Matt Lucas to host International Emmys | A tight 5: October 223

Matt Lucas to host International Emmys

A tight 5: October 223

23/10/2014 … MATT LUCAS has been named as host of the International Emmy awards.

Nick Frost, jewel thief | In new US sitcom

Nick Frost, jewel thief

In new US sitcom

23/10/2014 … Nick Frost is set to star in a US sitcom – as a leading jewel thief trying to quit his life of crime.