All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 02 September 2014
Overcome by a heckler...
New body-swap comedy based around stand-up
02/09/2014 … A new body-switch comedy movie, in which a ruthlessly ambitious stand-up becomes inhabited with the spirit of a destructive heckler, is seeking a distribution deal.
An o-pun book
A tight 5: September 2
02/09/2014 … COMEDIAN Darren Walsh – who was named UK pun champion at the Leicester Comedy Festival last year – has landed a book deal.
Mon 01 September 2014
Richard Ayoade's reluctant travel show
A tight 5: September 1
01/09/2014 … RICHARD AYOADE is to front a new travel series for Channel 4.
Sun 31 August 2014
Dave Gorman's information overload
The comedy week ahead
31/08/2014 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 30 August 2014
Phoenix Nights 'to return as stage show'
Kay's comeback for Comic Relief
30/08/2014 … Peter Kay is set to bring back Phoenix Nights as a live show.
Fri 29 August 2014
Comic stars revive Neville's Island
Edmondson, Jupp, Morrissey and Webb
29/08/2014 … Adrian Edmondson, Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb are to star in a West End revival of Neville’s Island.
Hannah Gadsby knows how to arty
Radio 4 series for Australian comic
29/08/2014 … Australian comic Hannah Gadsby is to front her own Radio 4 series about art.
Bill Kerr dies at 92
RIP Tony Hancock's foil
29/08/2014 … Bill Kerr – the butt of so many of Tony Hancock’s jibes – has died at his home in Perth, Australia, at the age of 92.