January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 28 April 2016
Romesh Ranganathan to write his memoirs
Book deal with Transworld
28/04/2016 … Romesh Ranganathan is to write his memoirs.
Courtney Cox works on ITV sitcom
As a new age guru
28/04/2016 … Courteney Cox is reportedly developing a new sitcom for ITV.
BBC comedy chief steps down
Mark Freeland quits over creative freedoms
28/04/2016 … The BBC’s most senior comedy production executive has dramatically announced that he is to quit the corporation.
The Nerds will be heard
Comedy science trio start work on R4 series
28/04/2016 … The Festival Of The Spoken Nerd trio have started work on a new comedy science show for Radio 4.
Final waltz for Hi-Di-Hi's Barry
Actor succumbs to cancer at 78
28/04/2016 … Barry Howard, who was best known for playing Barry Stuart-Hargreaves in Hi-de-Hi!, has died at the age of 78.
Wed 27 April 2016
Catherine Tate to tour this autumn
Tickets go on sale on Friday
27/04/2016 … Catherine Tate is tour her comedy characters for the first time this autumn.
Bafta to honour Lenny Henry
Comic will be given special award
27/04/2016 … Lenny Henry is to be awarded a special Bafta award next month for his outstanding creative contribution to television.