All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 12 March 2014
BBC launches free comedy writing guide
eBook out now
12/03/2014 … The BBC has launched its first ebook for aspiring comedy writers.
Release date for Inbetweeners 2
A tight 5: March 12
12/03/2014 … THE INBETWEENERS 2 has been given a release date of August 6 in the UK and Ireland.
George Zimmerman's parents sue Roseanne Barr
She tweeted their home address
12/03/2014 … Roseanne Barr is being sued by the parents of George Zimmerman after she tweeted their home address to her 110,000 followers.
Tue 11 March 2014
iPlayer orders new comedies
Shows for Stewart Lee, Frankie Boyle, Micky Flanagan and more
11/03/2014 … Frankie Boyle, Bob Mortimer, Micky Flanagan and Stewart Lee are to make new shows exclusively for the BBC iPlayer.
Roger's last tape
Posthumous airing for Lloyd Pack's comedy role
11/03/2014 … One of the last roles Roger Lloyd Pack recorded is to be heard later this month.
Mon 10 March 2014
Matt Berry releases insomnia album
A tight 5: March 10
10/03/2014 … MATT BERRY is to release a concept album entitled Music For Insomniacs, which he wrote during a period of sleep deprivation.
Sun 09 March 2014
Sorry, that was inappropriate
Promoter apologises over 'too many female comics' email
09/03/2014 … The promoter who dropped a comedian from a show because there were ‘too many women’ on the bill has apologised for sending the email dumping her.
416 shows in 24 days
Glasgow fest leads the comedy week ahead...
09/03/2014 … The comedy week ahead.