All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 28 January 2015
Fighting extremism with comedy videos
Police sign up YouTube star
28/01/2015 … Police have signed up a YouTube comedian Humza Arshad in a bid to combat Muslim radicalisation.
Ghostbusters reboot: It's girl-on-ghoul action
A tight 5: January 28
28/01/2015 … THE cast of the new all-female Ghostbusters reboot has been revealed.
Catastrophe strikes again
Channel 4 orders a second series
28/01/2015 … Channel 4 has commissioned a second series of Catastrophe, just two weeks into its initial run.
Superbob flies at comedy film fest
Award for Brett Goldstein's superhero
28/01/2015 … Suberbob – a film starring stand-up Brett Goldstein as a very British superhero – has won a top award at the London Comedy Film Festival.
Tue 27 January 2015
Joan Rivers clinic sued
Staff 'took a selfie' with unconscious comic
27/01/2015 … Joan Rivers’ daughter has filed a lawsuit against the New York clinic which was treating her mother when she stopped breathing.
Tommy Sheppard WILL Stand for Parliament
Comedy club boss selected by the SNP
27/01/2015 … The boss of the Stand comedy clubs will be fighting the next election for the SNP.
Kevin and Albert
A tight 5: January 27
27/01/2015 … KEVIN BRIDGES is to headline the annual comedy show for the Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall.
Mon 26 January 2015
Cardinal Burns do Comic Relief
A tight 5: Janaury 26
26/01/2015 … CARDINAL BURNS and Trevor Noah will be performing stand-up as part of the Comic Relief telethon on March 13.