January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 16 April 2014
And your next act is ... dead
Aspiring comic takes to the stage – in an urn
16/04/2014 … An aspiring comedian has finally fulfilled his wish to appear on a comedy club stage – but four months after he died.
Mon 14 April 2014
Tate Modern to host comedy show
Stand-up tour of landmark gallery
14/04/2014 … Tate Modern is to become a comedy venue.
John Bishop's Australian adventure
New travelogue for the BBC
14/04/2014 … John Bishop has got on his bike to film a BBC One travelogue show about Australia.
Michael McIntrye: My chat show will return
BBC poised for a second series
14/04/2014 … Michael McIntyre says his BBC One chat show will be returning for a second series.
Mormons triumph at Oliviers
A tight 5: April 14
14/04/2014 … THE BOOK of Mormon won four prizes at the 2014 Olivier Awards last night: best new musical, acting prizes for its stars Gavin Creel and Stephen Ashfield, and another for its choreography.
Otto & George comic dies at 53
He was 'a fearless funny bastard'
14/04/2014 … American comic Otto Petersen, the creator of foul-mouthed puppet act Otto & George, died yesterday at the age of 53.
Sun 13 April 2014
Tim Minchin to direct Hollywood animation
Larrakins is set in Aussie outback
13/04/2014 … Tim Minchin is to direct his first Hollywood movie – a big-budget Hollywood animation for the Dreamworks studio.
'Women are funny, but I have a problem with them'
Jerry Lewis shares his views on female comics
13/04/2014 … Jerry Lewis has finally conceded that women can be funny.