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Fri 31 July 2015

The Mighty Boosh saved my life | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

The Mighty Boosh saved my life

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

31/07/2015 … • 'I can't write jokes for the average person,' says Frankie Boyle.

Charity fund honours Jim Pullin | Comedy writer and producer has died at 57

Charity fund honours Jim Pullin

Comedy writer and producer has died at 57

31/07/2015 … A charity foundation has been set in honour of comedy writer and producer Jim Pullin, who has taken his own life.

Rich Hall and Russell Kane to tape DVDs | A tight 5: July 31

Rich Hall and Russell Kane to tape DVDs

A tight 5: July 31

31/07/2015 … RICH HALL and Russell Kane are to perform one-off shows in London's Vaudeville Theatre in September to be recorded for their next DVDs.

Fringe prize for the dumbest review | Consolation for 'misunderstood' acts
© Adam Robertson
© Adam Robertson

Fringe prize for the dumbest review

Consolation for 'misunderstood' acts

31/07/2015 … A new prize is to be awarded to the 'most critically misunderstood' comedy show of the Edinburgh Fringe.

Thu 30 July 2015

Paul Zerdin wows America's Got Talent | Golden Buzzer success for British vent

Paul Zerdin wows America's Got Talent

Golden Buzzer success for British vent

30/07/2015 … Comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin has become the second British entertainer to progress on America's Got Talent, thanks to a 'golden buzzer' intervention.

Comedy producer to steer Top Gear | Vic & Bob's colleague Lisa Clark joins BBC

Comedy producer to steer Top Gear

Vic & Bob's colleague Lisa Clark joins BBC

30/07/2015 … The producer behind Vic & Bob’s House Of Fools is to take the wheel of Top Gear.

Pointless Celebrities to make a comedy special | A tight 5: July 30

Pointless Celebrities to make a comedy special

A tight 5: July 30

30/07/2015 … COMEDY stars are to take part in a special edition of Pointless Celebrities this autumn.

Netflix to save The Delivery Man? | Sitcom could be its first UK commission
© ITV
© ITV

Netflix to save The Delivery Man?

Sitcom could be its first UK commission

30/07/2015 … Netflix could move into commissioning British comedy by picking up axed ITV sitcom The Delivery Man.