All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 28 July 2016
Scrotal Recall is no more...
As Netflix renames it Lovesick
28/07/2016 … Comedy series Scrotal Recall is to get a new name.
Guests announced for Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit
Videogame challenge on Dave
28/07/2016 … The guests have been name for Dara O Briain’s new videogame show, Go 8 Bit.
John Cleese to the rescue!
Comic icon to perform at festival fundraiser
28/07/2016 … John Cleese is to give his only British stage performance of the year year to help Bristol’s Slapstick Festival of vintage comedy.
Free Fringe flyer fight
Row as founder lays down the law on leaftleters
28/07/2016 … Free Fringe overlord Peter Buckley Hill is dictating which flyerers comedians at his Edinburgh venues can use.
Comics share their parenting tips
New series for C4
28/07/2016 … Comedians including Vic Reeves, Katherine Ryan and Sally Phillips will be sharing their child-raising tips in a new series called Parenting For Kids.
R4 orders Moore police comedy
Third series for It's A Fair Cop
28/07/2016 … Radio 4 has commissioned a third series of It’s A Fair Cop from policeman-turned comedian Alfie Moore.
Second series for Maria Bamford's Lady Dynamite
A tight 5: July 28
28/07/2016 … MARIA BAMFORD'S comedy series Lady Dynamite has been renewed for a second series.
Tape Face makes America's Got Talent semis
Audience vote him through
28/07/2016 … Tape Face has made it to the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent.