All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 08 March 2014
Fired for being female
Comedy club says 'we've too many women on the bill'
08/03/2014 … A comedian has revealed how she was dropped from a comedy bill, just for being female.
Fri 07 March 2014
ITV hatches more Birds of a Feather
Second series to film later this year
07/03/2014 … ITV has ordered a second series of Birds of a Feather.
Latitude announces its comedy stars
O Briain, Jones and Murray lead line-up
07/03/2014 … Dara O Briain, Milton Jones and Al Murray have been named as the first big comedy names for this year’s Latitude festival.
Justin Lee Collins finds a job
Signed up by Fubar comedy radio
07/03/2014 … Justin Lee Collins, whose career seemed to be over after he was convicted of harassing his ex-girlfriend, has been signed up by subscription-only comedy radio station Fubar.
Celebrity Big Brother? I couldn't live with myself
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
07/03/2014 … •‘Comedy groupies are not as good-looking as rock groupies.
Thu 06 March 2014
Comedy by numbers
Actuary sets new joke-telling record
06/03/2014 … Actuary Donald MacLeod has smashed the record for the most jokes told in an hour.
Simon Pegg up for an American Comedy Award
06/03/2014 … Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Louis CK, Doug Stanhope and Emma Watson are among the nominees in this year’s American Comedy Awards.
UKIP tries to shut down comedy tour
Aggressive campaign against Jonny & The Baptists
06/03/2014 … UKIP is trying to stop musical comedy duo Jonny and the Baptists from touring.