All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 24 July 2014
Loneliness of the long-distance comic
Carl Barron's new film about stand-up
24/07/2014 … Australian stand-up Carl Barron is to star in a new movie about a lonely comedian looking for love.
E4 orders Bad Robots prank show
A tight 5: July 24
24/07/2014 … E4 HAS commissioned a hidden-camera series, Bad Robots, in which unsuspecting victims are pranked by technology such as vending machines.
Wed 23 July 2014
Jo Brand to front Bake-Off spin-off
An Extra Slice for BBC Two
23/07/2014 … JO BRAND is to front a new spin-off show from The Great British Bake Off.
It's raining maggots!
Comedy club punters hit by falling grubs
23/07/2014 … Punters walked out of a comedy club in disgust after maggots started falling from the ceiling.
Pythons take £1million at cinemas
A tight 5: July 23
23/07/2014 … THE LIVE screening of Monty Python's farewell gig took £1.
Dora Bryan dies at 91
Long career in comedy
23/07/2014 … Comic actress Dora Bryan has died today at the age of 91.
Tue 22 July 2014
Kev Orkian to star in Infidel musical
David Baddiel's show announces cast
22/07/2014 … Musical comedian Kev Orkian is to lead the cast of David Baddiel’s musical The Infidel.
Mon 21 July 2014
David Mitchell to go on tour
'Audience with' format to launch new book
21/07/2014 … David Mitchell is to hit the road for a series of live appearances.