January july03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 02 December 2016
Secombe replaces 'Tony Hancock'
History repeats itself as Harry's son steps in to R4's Missing Hancocks
02/12/2016 … Harry Secombe’s son Andrew is to follow in his father’s footsteps – by appearing in Hancock’s Half Hour.
Farewell to a ‘brilliant farceur’
John Cleese pays tribute to Andrew Sachs
02/12/2016 … John Cleese has paid tribute to the 'brilliant farceur' Andrew Sachs, after he died at the age of 86.
Five-hour tribute to Andrew Sachs
Gold tears up its schedules for Fawlty special
02/12/2016 … The Gold TV channel has torn up its weekend schedules to pay tribute to Andrew Sachs – as BBC One also reruns a Fawlty Towers classic tonight.
New tour for Ed Byrne
A tight 5: December 2
02/12/2016 … ED BYRNE is to go on tour next year.
WTF: Weekly trivia file
02/12/2016 … • 'I am quite the Casanova.
Jon Richardson to host The One Show
Comic joins Alex Jones tonight
02/12/2016 … Jon Richardson is to become a One Show host.
Last orders at the Comedy Cafe
London venue to close after 26 years
02/12/2016 … London’s Comedy Cafe is to close at the end of the year, after 26 years in business The venue in Shoreditch, East London, has lost its lease after being gazumped by the owner of ten local bars.
Dapper Laughs dropped from tech conference
Apparently organisers didn't know his reputation...
02/12/2016 … If you know one thing about Dapper Laughs, it’s that he got in hot water for sexist jokes that were accused of promoting ‘rape culture’.