All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 31 August 2015
Spencer Jones is the comics' favourite... twice
And Michael Legge named 'best person'
31/08/2015 … Spencer Jones has won the awards for best Edinburgh Fringe show AND best performer – as voted for by fellow comedians.
Fringe ticket sales up 5.24 per cent
Another record year in Edinburgh
31/08/2015 … Edinburgh Fringe ticket sales are up by more than five per cent on last year, it has been announced.
An Evening with Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse
TV review by Steve Bennett
31/08/2015 … After last year’s brilliant Story Of The Twos to mark BBC Two’s 50th birthday, Harry and Paul return to the channel to honour another great institution: themselves.
Sun 30 August 2015
Al Murray to become an MP
...in a sitcom inspired by Pub Landlord's real campaign
30/08/2015 … Al Murray could star in a sitcom in which his Pub Landlord creation becomes an MP.
An evening with Harry and Paul
The comedy week ahead
30/08/2015 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 29 August 2015
Revealed: The comedians' favourite Fringe acts
Awards shortlist out
29/08/2015 … The frontrunners have been announced for the comedians' choice awards at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Malcolm Hardee winners announced
For originality, publicity stunt and earning potential
29/08/2015 … The winners of the Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards have been announced at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Eddie Murphy and Oprah Winfrey join Richard Pryor biopic
Greenlight expected imminently
29/08/2015 … Eddie Murphy and Oprah Winfrey have joined the cast of the long-awaited Richard Pryor biopic.