All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 03 September 2015
Katherine Ryan Brings The Noise
Comic to be a regular on new Sky 1 show
03/09/2015 … Katherine Ryan is to be a regular panellist on a new music and comedy show for Sky 1.
Wed 02 September 2015
Susan Calman writes her first book
On how she deals with depression
02/09/2015 … Susan Calman is writing a book about how she copes with depression.
Sarah Millican to host Deal Or No Deal
As Noel Edmonds is pranked
02/09/2015 … Sarah Millican is to host Deal Or No Deal in a one-off special to mark the show's tenth anniversary.
Ronny Chieng joins the Daily Show
A tight 5: September 2
02/09/2015 … AUSTRALIAN comic Ronny Chieng, who has just completed a run at the Edinburgh Fringe, is to join the Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Tue 01 September 2015
Kevin Hart announces UK dates
A tight 5: September 1
01/09/2015 … KEVIN HART has announced three UK dates – three years after becoming the second American comic to sell out London's O2 Arena.
Bloomsbury Theatre shuts unexpectedly
Blow to comedy shows
01/09/2015 … One of London’s main comedy theatres has been forced to close unexpectedly because of asbestos.
Mon 31 August 2015
Spencer Jones is the comics' favourite... twice
And Michael Legge named 'best person'
31/08/2015 … Spencer Jones has won the awards for best Edinburgh Fringe show AND best performer – as voted for by fellow comedians.
Fringe ticket sales up 5.24 per cent
Another record year in Edinburgh
31/08/2015 … Edinburgh Fringe ticket sales are up by more than five per cent on last year, it has been announced.