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Tue 05 May 2015
Montreal salutes Armando Iannucci
Award for Veep creator as Just For Laughs announces festival line-up
05/05/2015 … Armando Iannucci is to be given an honour by Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival.
Cop movie for Louis CK
Writing, directing and starring
05/05/2015 … Louis CK is to write, direct and star in a movie about a middle-aged policeman.
Second book for Tara Flynn
Comic pens a guide to complaining
05/05/2015 … Irish comedian Tara Flynn has signed a book deal to write a follow-up to her first tongue-in-cheek lifestyle guide.
Mon 04 May 2015
Sara Pascoe nominated for arts award
Voting now open
04/05/2015 … Sara Pascoe has been nominated for a major arts award.
Sun 03 May 2015
Statue erected to Richard Pryor
Nine years in the making...
03/05/2015 … A statue of Richard Pryor has finally been unveiled in his home town of Peoria.
Never mind the ballots
Politics and more in the comedy week ahead...
03/05/2015 … The comedy week ahead.
It's sexual Ealing as Julian Clary heads festival
A tight 5: May 3
03/05/2015 … JULIAN CLARY, Russell Kane, Milton Jones, Marcus Brigstocke and Rob Delaney are among the acts announced for this year's Ealing Comedy Festival, running in a marquee in a West London park from July 17 to 24.
Sat 02 May 2015
Red Dwarf returns – twice
Comedy out of stasis for TWO new series
02/05/2015 … Red Dwarf is to return for two new series, TV channel Dave has announced.