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Wed 20 August 2014

Changing the laws of physics | Second pilot for Adam Hills science show

Changing the laws of physics

Second pilot for Adam Hills science show

20/08/2014 … Channel 4 is to make a second pilot of a comedy science show fronted by Adam Hills.

Tue 19 August 2014

Christmas specials for The Wrong Mans | Two-part story for BBC Two

Christmas specials for The Wrong Mans

Two-part story for BBC Two

19/08/2014 … James Corden and Mathew Baynton are to make a Christmas special of The Wrong Mans.

Shaun of the Dead reanimated | A tight 5: August 19

Shaun of the Dead reanimated

A tight 5: August 19

19/08/2014 … SIMON PEGG and Nick Frost are to revive their Sean Of The Dead characters for an animated Disney Channel series.

Bleeping idiots! | Ofcom probe into 'censorship' of Monty Python's swearing
© Andy Gotts
© Andy Gotts

Bleeping idiots!

Ofcom probe into 'censorship' of Monty Python's swearing

19/08/2014 … It is normally charged with keeping swearing OFF the television.

Lenny Henry to star in Richard Pryor play | New project for National Theatre

Lenny Henry to star in Richard Pryor play

New project for National Theatre

19/08/2014 … Lenny Henry is to appear in a play about Richard Pryor at the National Theatre.

Mon 18 August 2014

Jamali takes student crown | Victory at the Edinburgh Fringe

Jamali takes student crown

Victory at the Edinburgh Fringe

18/08/2014 … Jamali Maddix has been crowned Britain's funniest student.

Tim Vine wins 'joke of the Fringe' | Punmeister does the double
© Dave / Lesley Martin
© Dave / Lesley Martin

Tim Vine wins 'joke of the Fringe'

Punmeister does the double

18/08/2014 … Tim Vine has won the 'joke of the Fringe' title for the second time.

Sun 17 August 2014

Here be Monsters | The comedy week ahead

Here be Monsters

The comedy week ahead

17/08/2014 … The comedy week aheadTodayRADIO: Comic Fringes, a series of short stories featuring new writing by leading comedians, recorded live at the Edinburgh Fringe, kicks off with a tale from Romesh Ranganathan.