All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 30 May 2015
Still Game's Phil The Jakey dies
Tributes to actor Jake D’Arcy
30/05/2015 … Still Game stars have been paying tribute after actor Jake D'Arcy died.
Fri 29 May 2015
Dave Chappelle adds extra London dates
First two sell out in minutes
29/05/2015 … Dave Chappelle has added ANOTHER London date to the three he added this morning.
Buckley joins Lonely Island movie
Hollywood break for Inbetweeners star
29/05/2015 … Inbetweeners star James Buckley has landed a role in the new movie from Andy Samberg's comedy band The Lonely Island.
It's like something out of W1A
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
29/05/2015 … • 'Almost all reviews are horrible,' Ben Elton.
Thu 28 May 2015
Gold announces three new comedies
Including new show from Porridge creators
28/05/2015 … UKTV's Gold channel has announced three new comedy commissions – moving away from repackaged archive shows.
Bristol has its last Laughs
City's comedy club closes after just SEVEN weeks
28/05/2015 … Bristol’s latest big weekend comedy club, Laughs, has unexpectedly closed – after just seven weeks in operation.
The best of the old...
A tight 5: May 28
28/05/2015 … THE finalists have been announced for the Leicester Square Theatre's Old Comedian Of The Year – including one act, Tim Shishodia, who won the venue's new comedian title five years ago.
'Del Boy' writes his autobiography
Publisher wins rights to fictional Only Fools and Horses memoir
28/05/2015 … Del Boy Trotter is to write his autobiography.