All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 01 November 2014
Count from 2 to 1
A tight 5: November 1
01/11/2014 … COUNT ARTHUR STRONG will transfer from BBC Two to BBC One for its second series, due to air early next year, co-writer Graham Linehan has announced on Twitter.
Fri 31 October 2014
How was the gig? It was a car crash...
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
31/10/2014 … • A comedy night in Bolton was cancelled on Wednesday night - when a Land Rover smashed through the wall.
Ricky Gervais unveils new movie
About a lying journalist
31/10/2014 … Ricky Gervais is to write, direct and star in a new movie about an arrogant radio journalist.
Thu 30 October 2014
Vic Reeves to appear in Inspector George Gently
A tight 5: October 30
30/10/2014 … VIC REEVES is to appear in BBC One drama Inspector George Gently.
R4 commissions another series of Danny Robins sitcom
30/10/2014 … Radio 4 has commissioned a second series of The Cold Swedish Winter.
Sloss and Stade make 'offensive' sitcom
Vicious parody of modern TV
30/10/2014 … Daniel Sloss and Tom Stade are to create a 'very offensive' online sitcom.
Liam Mullone brings disappointment to Radio 4
Pilot recorded next month
30/10/2014 … Libertarian stand-up Liam Mullone is making a comedy pilot for Radio 4, all about disappointment.
Wed 29 October 2014
Helen Lederer: Stand-up terrifies me
Comedian needs hypnotherapy to cope
29/10/2014 … She has enjoyed a 30-year career in comedy, but Helen Lederer has admitted she gets so scared of performing that she'll need hypnotherapy before her upcoming book tour.