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Tue 24 January 2017
Fleabag wins again
...as does John Finnemore
24/01/2017 … Phoebe Waller-Bridge has grabbed another award for her mantlepiece, after Fleabag was honoured again last night.
SNL writer suspended over Barron Trump joke
'Insensitive' tweet about 10-year-old
24/01/2017 … Saturday Night Live has suspended writer Katie Rich ‘indefinitely’ after tweeting a joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son.
Mon 23 January 2017
British comic Jim Tavare to appear at the Super Bowl
...in an advert
23/01/2017 … British comedian Jim Tavare is appearing in a TV advertising campaign to be aired during the Super Bowl.
Ofcom will not investigate Real Housewives Of ISIS
Revolting sketch in the clear
23/01/2017 … Ofcom has decided not to launch an investigation into the satirical BBC sketch that featured The Real Housewives Of ISIS.
Au revoir, Rene
Gorden Kaye dies at 75
23/01/2017 … Gorden Kaye, the actor who will be forever known as Allo Allo’s hapless cafe owner Rene Artois has died at the age of 75.
Red Dwarf named comedy of the year
Double success in British Comedy Guide accolades
23/01/2017 … Red Dwarf has been named comedy of the year in a poll conducted by the British Comedy Guide.
Comedians to talk to the dead
A tight 5: January 23
23/01/2017 … COMEDIANS Ed Night, Rosie Holt, Lulu Popplewell, Pierre Novellie, Mr Spooky and Maddie Campion are to live-stream a seance on social media.
Sun 22 January 2017
The funny side of suicidal depression
The comedy week ahead
22/01/2017 … The comedy week ahead.