January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 06 March 2015
Ted Robbins back on air
Return to radio five weeks after collapse
06/03/2015 … Ted Robbins is returning to his radio show five weeks after collapsing on stage at Phoenix Nights Live.
Chris Rock plans stand-up tour
'It lets me know who I am'
06/03/2015 … Chris Rock is planning a new stand-up tour.
'My greatest heckling experience'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
06/03/2015 … • Seann Walsh will – inshallah – finally play a gig in Hertford tomorrow – six months after cancelling the show last-minute when he got on a train to Hereford instead.
Bad Jews advert banned
Tube bosses fear 'widespread offence'
06/03/2015 … London Underground has banned a poster for the comedy play Bad Jews — because it 'may cause widespread or serious offence'.
How not to be a boy
Robert Webb working on childhood memoir
06/03/2015 … Robert Webb is writing a memoir based on his boyhood and adolescence – as well as working on a new sitcom with David Mitchell.
Michael McIntyre's Easter special
A tight 5: March 6
06/03/2015 … MICHAEL McINTYRE is to host an Easter entertainment special for BBC One.
Thu 05 March 2015
Al Murray to publish a political tract
Book deal to coincide with election campaign
05/03/2015 … Pub Landlord Al Murray has signed a book deal to publish his political manifesto.
Revealed: The top TV comedies of 2014
Highest rated shows compiled
05/03/2015 … Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most-watched comedy of 2014.