January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 23 January 2017
British comic Jim Tavare to appear at the Super Bowl
...in an advert
23/01/2017 … British comedian Jim Tavare is appearing in a TV advertising campaign to be aired during the Super Bowl.
Ofcom will not investigate Real Housewives Of ISIS
Revolting sketch in the clear
23/01/2017 … Ofcom has decided not to launch an investigation into the satirical BBC sketch that featured The Real Housewives Of ISIS.
Au revoir, Rene
Gorden Kaye dies at 75
23/01/2017 … Gorden Kaye, the actor who will be forever known as Allo Allo’s hapless cafe owner Rene Artois has died at the age of 75.
Red Dwarf named comedy of the year
Double success in British Comedy Guide accolades
23/01/2017 … Red Dwarf has been named comedy of the year in a poll conducted by the British Comedy Guide.
Comedians to talk to the dead
A tight 5: January 23
23/01/2017 … COMEDIANS Ed Night, Rosie Holt, Lulu Popplewell, Pierre Novellie, Mr Spooky and Maddie Campion are to live-stream a seance on social media.
Sun 22 January 2017
The funny side of suicidal depression
The comedy week ahead
22/01/2017 … The comedy week ahead.
Micky Flanagan's agent sells up
Christian Knowles Productions bought by Jonathan Shalit's giant
22/01/2017 … Micky Flanagan’s agent Christian Knowles has sold his company to showbiz management giant ROAR Group.
'Tommy Cooper had a sadistic streak'
Barry Cryer shares some favourite anecdotes
22/01/2017 … Tommy Cooper had a ‘sadistic streak’ which made him relish making people uncomfortable, Barry Cryer has revealed.