All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 09 December 2016
Glee Club fight rumbles on
Supreme Court rules on comedy venues vs TV show
09/12/2016 … The legal battle between the Glee comedy club and the TV series of the same name is to go through another round.
ITV set to adapt Dawn French's novel
Script work under way on A Tiny Bit Marvellous
09/12/2016 … Dawn French’s debut novel is being made into a drama series for ITV.
Jo Brand joins the Kitten Rescuers
One-off for Channel 5
09/12/2016 … Jo Brand is to front a one-off show called Kitten Rescuers for Channel 5.
Is this the best comedy bill of 2017?
Rowan Atkinson heads star-studded benefit
09/12/2016 … Rowan Atkinson is to make a rare live appearance at a star-studded comedy benefit show next year.
John Dowie's memoirs WILL be published
Pioneering comic hits his crowdfunding target
09/12/2016 … The memoirs of alternative comedy forerunner John Dowie are to be published after the former comedian hit his crowdfunding target.
You can't say 'scrotum' in front of Camilla
WTF: Weekly trivia file
09/12/2016 … •‘I am the funniest man in the world and I don’t like any other comedians.
Thu 08 December 2016
For the glory of Greece!
Anglo-Greek Katerina Vrana makes finals of Funniest Person in The World
08/12/2016 … Anglo-Greek comedian Katerina Vrana has made it to the finals of a competition to find the funniest person in the world.
David Brent choir seranades commuters
Don't cry, it's Christmas...
08/12/2016 … A choir calling themselves the 12 Disciples Of David Brent entertained commuters at London’s St Pancras station today.