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Thu 26 March 2015
The Last Leg, live on stage
A tight 5: March 26
26/03/2015 … THE LAST LEG team are to stage a live version of their hit Channel 4 show.
Not on O2? You'll have to wait longer for new Peep Shows
C4 strikes deal with phone company
26/03/2015 … The new series of Peep Show and Fresh Meat will be available to O2 customers before anyone else.
Stanhope to return to the UK
First tickets on sale
26/03/2015 … Doug Stanhope is returning to the UK for the first time in three years.
Wed 25 March 2015
Bafta comedy writing nominees revealed
A tight 5: March 25
25/03/2015 … THE nominees for the best comedy writer at this year’s Bafta Craft Awards have been announced.
Rare George Carlin material released
And his daughter's writing a memoir
25/03/2015 … Previously unheard George Carlin recordings are to be released online.
Vote in the Chortle Student Comedy Award
People's Choice poll now open
25/03/2015 … Voting is under way for the People's Choice champion in this year's Chortle Student Comedy Award.
Jim Davidson shows pulled after fracas
Row over drinking, and whether he abused staff
25/03/2015 … Three Jim Davidson shows were pulled after the comedian was allegedly abusive to theatre staff.
Political panel show for Matt Forde
New comedy for Absolute Radio
25/03/2015 … Matt Forde is to host a new political comedy panel show for Absolute radio.