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Tue 03 May 2016

Ben Elton takes a pop at Ricky Gervais | In his new Shakespeare sitcom Upstart Crow
© BBC/Colin Hutton
© BBC/Colin Hutton

Ben Elton takes a pop at Ricky Gervais

In his new Shakespeare sitcom Upstart Crow

03/05/2016 … Ben Elton has used his new Shakespearean sitcom to take a swipe Ricky Gervais.

Work starts on Car Share series 2 | Peter Kay spotted filming in Salford
© BBC
© BBC

Work starts on Car Share series 2

Peter Kay spotted filming in Salford

03/05/2016 … Filming has begun on the second series of Peter Kay's Car Share.

Josie Long takes on Bear Grylls challenge | Comic joins The Island

Josie Long takes on Bear Grylls challenge

Comic joins The Island

03/05/2016 … Josie Long is to put her survival skills to the test in a TV show with Bear Grylls.

Radio 2 commissions Barbara Nice sitcom | Four new episodes follow hit pilot

Radio 2 commissions Barbara Nice sitcom

Four new episodes follow hit pilot

03/05/2016 … Comedy creation Barbara Nice is to star in her own Radio 2 sitcom.

'Unknown' comic outsells Jerry Seinfeld | James Mullinger fills an arena

'Unknown' comic outsells Jerry Seinfeld

James Mullinger fills an arena

03/05/2016 … An unknown British comedian, who admits the London comedy circuit 'ate me alive', has filled an arena gig in Canada.

Sun 01 May 2016

Sat 30 April 2016

Foam home... | The best comedy on demand

Foam home...

The best comedy on demand

30/04/2016 … The best comedy on demand.

‘Wait a minute white supremacy...' | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

‘Wait a minute white supremacy...'

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

30/04/2016 … Better late than never, here's this week's round-up…• The sad news about Hi-Di-Hi's Barry Howard dying this week was relayed by his agent Sharry Clark.

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