All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 30 November 2015
Why bablesoc is funnier than turth
New research into nonsense comedy words
30/11/2015 … Nonsense words are funny because they 'violate our expectations' of language, according to a scientific study of blablesoc, flingam and whook.
Comedy producer's next batch of online videos
30/11/2015 … Online video producers Turtle Canyon Comedy have announced a new batch of releases for the next few months.
Allah made us tour
Muslim comics return to UK for charity gigs
30/11/2015 … Muslim comedy outfit Allah Made Me Funny are to tour the UK again – to raise money for refugees.
Sun 29 November 2015
Sandi Toksvig: Death threats forced me into hiding
Comedian reveals the trauma of coming out
29/11/2015 … Sandi Toksvig has revealed that she got ‘quite a lot of death threats’ which forced her into hiding when she came out as gay.
Showstopper! doesn't stop
A tight 5: November 29
29/11/2015 … SHOWSTOPPER! The Improvised Musical will continue to play in London's West End after its original two-month run at the Apollo Theatre ended last night with an ad-libbed show called The Battle Of Bakerloo.
There's a lotto grotto laughs
The comedy week ahead
29/11/2015 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 28 November 2015
Funnier than Del Boy falling through the bar...
The best comedy on demand
28/11/2015 … The best comedy on demand.
Fri 27 November 2015
Stewart Lee to write a new book
Out next August
27/11/2015 … Stewart Lee is to publish a new book next August.