January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 25 July 2014
Stand-ups compete in BBC One quiz
25/07/2014 … Comedians including Josh Widdicombe, Sara Pascoe and Ronni Ancona are to take part in a celebrity version of daytime quiz Pointless.
Harry Hill settles his legal FIIIIGHT!
Dispute with Avalon over TV Burp
25/07/2014 … Harry Hill has settled a legal dispute with his former agents Avalon.
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
25/07/2014 … •'I discovered that big, sweaty slob,' Ricky Gervais on Louis CK.
New comedy contest launched
£2k prize in Hobgoblin's talent hunt
25/07/2014 … Another comedy contest is to launch next month.
Thu 24 July 2014
Loneliness of the long-distance comic
Carl Barron's new film about stand-up
24/07/2014 … Australian stand-up Carl Barron is to star in a new movie about a lonely comedian looking for love.
E4 orders Bad Robots prank show
A tight 5: July 24
24/07/2014 … E4 HAS commissioned a hidden-camera series, Bad Robots, in which unsuspecting victims are pranked by technology such as vending machines.
Wed 23 July 2014
Jo Brand to front Bake-Off spin-off
An Extra Slice for BBC Two
23/07/2014 … JO BRAND is to front a new spin-off show from The Great British Bake Off.
It's raining maggots!
Comedy club punters hit by falling grubs
23/07/2014 … Punters walked out of a comedy club in disgust after maggots started falling from the ceiling.