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Wed 16 April 2014

And your next act is... dead | Aspiring comic takes to the stage - in an urn

And your next act is... dead

Aspiring comic takes to the stage - in an urn

16/04/2014 … An aspiring comedian has finally fulfilled his wish to appear on a comedy club stage – but four months after he died.

Frankie Boyle in sitcom read-through | Comedy set on a wildlife documentary shoot

Frankie Boyle in sitcom read-through

Comedy set on a wildlife documentary shoot

16/04/2014 … Frankie Boyle is leading a cast of comics in a new sitcom in development.

BBC to release new sitcom all at once | iPlayer first for Jonah From Tonga

BBC to release new sitcom all at once

iPlayer first for Jonah From Tonga

16/04/2014 … The entire series of Chris Lilley’s new sitcom Jonah From Tonga will be released at once on the BBC iPlayer.

Ross Noble rides again | Freewheeling gets a second series

Ross Noble rides again

Freewheeling gets a second series

16/04/2014 … Ross Noble is to make a second series of his Freewheeling show for Dave.

Will Ferrell tipped for Jesse Armstrong comedy | A tight 5: April 16
© Eva Rinaldi
© Eva Rinaldi

Will Ferrell tipped for Jesse Armstrong comedy

A tight 5: April 16

16/04/2014 … PEEP SHOW and Fresh Meat co-creator Jesse Armstrong is writing a Hollywood comedy about two hapless guards patrolling the US-Mexico border.

Mon 14 April 2014

Tate Modern to host comedy show | Stand-up tour of landmark gallery

Tate Modern to host comedy show

Stand-up tour of landmark gallery

14/04/2014 … Tate Modern is to become a comedy venue.

John Bishop's Australian adventure | New travelogue for the BBC

John Bishop's Australian adventure

New travelogue for the BBC

14/04/2014 … John Bishop has got on his bike to film a BBC One travelogue show about Australia.

Michael McIntrye: My chat show will return | BBC poised for a second series

Michael McIntrye: My chat show will return

BBC poised for a second series

14/04/2014 … Michael McIntyre says his BBC One chat show will be returning for a second series.