All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 24 October 2014
Jason Manford to tour with The Producers
A musical theatre first
24/10/2014 … Jason Manford is to star in a brand new UK tour of The Producers.
Count Arthur Strong announces tour
A tight 5: October 24
24/10/2014 … COUNT Arthur Strong has announced his first live tour in three years.
'Banned' David Cross track released
Material 'too controversial' for album
24/10/2014 … A David Cross routine deemed too controversial to include on an album release has finally surfaced after ten years.
The perfectly timed Renee Zellweger joke...
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
24/10/2014 … • ‘Comedy is for nerdy guys who don’t have the guts for confrontation’ Tim Minchin.
Serafinowicz parodies Downton
Watch new sketch for US TV
24/10/2014 … Peter Serafinowicz is to parody Downtown Abbey in a new series for American TV.
Thu 23 October 2014
Miranda: That's the end of my sitcom
Hart concludes show will end with Xmas specials
23/10/2014 … Miranda Hart has officially called time on her hit BBC One sitcom after three series.
Lost comedy classics found – At Last
Pre-Python episodes in David Frost's archive
23/10/2014 … Two long-lost episodes of Monty Python precursor At Last The 1948 Show have been discovered in Sir David Frost’s personal archives.
Steve Coogan replaces Philip Seymour Hoffman
Comic pilots Showtime series
23/10/2014 … Steve Coogan is to step into the shoes of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman on a planned new comedy.