All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 12 December 2013
Confirmed: Fast Show reunion
Radio special... plus a tribute to Felix Dexter
12/12/2013 … The cast of The Fast Show are reuniting on radio, ahead of a planned television comeback.
Episodes gets more episodes
Series 4 commissioned
12/12/2013 … Matt LeBlanc comedy Episodes has landed a fourth series - before the third has even aired.
Wed 11 December 2013
Watson and Wehn on the road to Rio
World Cup themed travel show
11/12/2013 … Football-loving comics Mark Watson and Henning Wehn are to front a new travel show in the build-up to next year’s World Cup.
Lost Peter Sellers films to be screened
...after they were unearthed in a skip
11/12/2013 … Two lost Peter Sellers films are to be screened for the first time in more than 50 years – after being unearthed in a skip.
Coogan, Whitehouse and Ferrell win British Comedy Awards
Special winners annouced
11/12/2013 … Will Ferrell, Steve Coogan and Paul Whitehouse are to pick up British Comedy Awards tomorrow night.
Going downhill fast...
Marcus Brigstocke joins celebrity winter sports show
11/12/2013 … Marcus Brigstocke is to take part in a new Channel 4 reality show based around winter sports.
Simon Pegg joins the Pythons
Or at least most of them, in sci-fi comedy
11/12/2013 … Simon Pegg has joined the cast of Absolutely Anything, the film reuniting several of the Monty Python team.
The man of La Manche...
Comedy names in movie about Channel-swimming hero
11/12/2013 … Several familiar comedy actors have landed roles in a new film about Captain Matthew Webb, the first person to swim the English Channel.