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Thu 28 April 2016

Romesh Ranganathan to write his memoirs | Book deal with Transworld
© Andy Hollingworth
© Andy Hollingworth

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

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
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© BBC

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

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

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
© BBC/Tiger Aspect
© BBC/Tiger Aspect

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

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.

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