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Thu 31 July 2014

'Right to parody' becomes law | Legislation passes through Lords
© David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
© David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

'Right to parody' becomes law

Legislation passes through Lords

31/07/2014 … The 'right to parody' has passed its final Parliamentary hurdle and will soon be enshrined in law.

Actors seek more buck for their Bang | Dispute halts sitcom production

Actors seek more buck for their Bang

Dispute halts sitcom production

31/07/2014 … Production has halted on The Big Bang Theory as its stars fight for bigger pay packets.

Radio 4 sitcom for Susan Calman | And a new show for Robert Newman

Radio 4 sitcom for Susan Calman

And a new show for Robert Newman

31/07/2014 … Susan Calman is to star in her own Radio 4 sitcom.

Wed 30 July 2014

Johnny Vegas's criminal background | Comic discovers his ancestors were prisoners
© ITV
© ITV

Johnny Vegas's criminal background

Comic discovers his ancestors were prisoners

30/07/2014 … Johnny Vegas has delved into his family's criminal past for a new ITV series.

Dapper Laughs lands ITV2 show | Dating tips from 'ultimate lad' comic

Dapper Laughs lands ITV2 show

Dating tips from 'ultimate lad' comic

30/07/2014 … Dapper Laughs, the internet comic who styles himself as the ‘ultimate lad’, has landed his own ITV2 series.

'Truth, trust, empathy and intimacy' | Academic studies stand-up's benefits

'Truth, trust, empathy and intimacy'

Academic studies stand-up's benefits

30/07/2014 … It's a fact most comedians probably already realise, but making an emotional connection with an audience can be more important than the actual jokes.

Tue 29 July 2014

Scandi-sitcom for Adam Riches | New show about a comic who moves to Sweden

Scandi-sitcom for Adam Riches

New show about a comic who moves to Sweden

29/07/2014 … Adam Riches is to star in his first sitcom, as a failing stand-up who moves to Sweden.

Mon 28 July 2014

The stress of being middle-class... | R4 commissions a sitcom from Croft & Pearce

The stress of being middle-class...

R4 commissions a sitcom from Croft & Pearce

28/07/2014 … Comedy double act Croft & Pearce are to have their own series on Radio 4.