All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 30 October 2014
Vic Reeves to appear in Inspector George Gently
A tight 5: October 30
30/10/2014 … VIC REEVES is to appear in BBC One drama Inspector George Gently.
Wed 29 October 2014
Helen Lederer: Stand-up terrifies me
Comedian needs hypnotherapy to cope
29/10/2014 … She has enjoyed a 30-year career in comedy, but Helen Lederer has admitted she gets so scared of performing that she'll need hypnotherapy before her upcoming book tour.
Live At The Apollo line-ups revealed
With Frankie Boyle back on the Beeb
29/10/2014 … The line-ups for the new series of Live At The Apollo have been confirmed.
Fubar turns to crowd funding
Comedy radio station needs £25k
29/10/2014 … Comedy radio station Fubar has turned to crowd funding to raise £25,000.
Tue 28 October 2014
Meet the funniest person in the world
Finnish Ismo Leikola comic takes title
28/10/2014 … Finnish comedian Ismo Leikola has been named the Funniest Person in the World.
Andrew Lawrence: I'm the target of a witch hunt
...but Nigel Farage backs him
28/10/2014 … Stand-up Andrew Lawrence says he’s been the victim of a witch-hunt over his views on immigration and the ‘surreal diversity targets’ of the BBC.
Now it's Boyle vs Farage
Andrew Lawrence flame war rages on...
28/10/2014 … Frankie Boyle and Nigel Farage have traded insults on Twitter as the row over stand-up Andrew Lawrence’s anti-immigration and anti-BBC rant snowballed.
Mon 27 October 2014
Noel Fielding extends tour
A tight 5: October 27
27/10/2014 … NOEL FIELDING has extended his An Evening With.