All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 13 February 2016
The weird world of Nessie, Bigfoot... and Donald Trump
The best comedy on demand
13/02/2016 … The best comedy on demand…The ParaPodIn the same week they were nominated for a Chortle Award, comics Ray Peacock and Barry Dodds return for a second series of their comedy debate programmes about the supernatural.
Fri 12 February 2016
Vote in the 2016 Chortle Awards
Joseph Morpurgo leads the nominations
12/02/2016 … Joseph Morpurgo is the frontrunner in this year's Chortle Awards, with three individual nominations.
Best in shows
The final Chortle Award nominees
12/02/2016 … The final Chortle award shortlist been announced, with Joseph Morpurgo scooping his third nomination.
Second season for Aziz Ansari's Master Of None
Netflix renews acclaimed comedy
12/02/2016 … Netflix has renewed Aziz Ansari’s series Master of None for a second series.
Portraits of the jokers
Steve Best to release another book of comedians' photos
12/02/2016 … Comedian and photographer Steve Best is working on a follow-up to his book of portraits, Comedy Snapshot.
'I stole Paul Whitehouse's ideas'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
12/02/2016 … • 'There is no art of comedy,' Harry Enfield.
Thu 11 February 2016
Johnny Vegas to appear in Neil Gaiman series
Short stories adapted for Sky Arts
11/02/2016 … Johnny Vegas is to appear in a TV adaptation of short stories by Neil Gaiman.
F*** you, Ricky Gervais
Comic TJ Miller lays into Golden Globes host
11/02/2016 … American comedian TJ Miller has savaged Ricky Gervais as 'an awful little puggish man who needs to stop yelling at Hollywood which gave him a chance'.