All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 24 August 2016
The 2016 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees are...
24/08/2016 … The nominees for this year’s lastminute.
Confirmed: Not Going Out to return
Series 8 set for 2017
24/08/2016 … Lee Mack’s sitcom Not Going Out is to return for an eighth series, the BBC has confirmed today.
'Black to the future'
ITV2 orders time-travelling sitcom
24/08/2016 … ITV2 has commissioned a new sitcom about a struggling four-piece South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920s.
David Brent movie takes £1.5million
A tight 5: August 24
24/08/2016 … THE David Brent movie Life On The Road took £1.
Channel 4 orders bisexual comedy
A 'shamelessly raw' series
24/08/2016 … Channel 4 has commissioned a new sitcom based around bisexual dating.
C4 orders a comedy set amid The Troubles
Derry Girls penned by London Irish's Lisa McGee
24/08/2016 … The Northern Irish Troubles are to form the backdrop of a new Channel 4 comedy.
Taskmaster gets a Belgian remake
Others on the cards too
24/08/2016 … Taskmaster is to be remade in Belgium and Sweden.
Tue 23 August 2016
Yes Minister creator dies at 86
Sir Antony Jay had a 'long illness'
23/08/2016 … Yes Minister co-creator Sir Antony Jay has died at the age of 86.