All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 28 July 2015
Conan sued over 'joke theft'
Blogger seeks $780k over four gags
28/07/2015 … American chat show host Conan O'Brien is being sued for alleged joke theft.
C4 orders Matt Lucas-narrated series
A tight 5: July 28
28/07/2015 … CHANNEL 4 has commissioned a full series of its TV nostalgia show It Was Alright in the 1970s, narrated by Matt Lucas.
Shappi Khorsandi writes debut novel
'Dark, funny' tale out next year
28/07/2015 … Shappi Khorsandi is writing her first novel.
Mon 27 July 2015
'I should have been educated about rape'
Dapper Laughs on THAT controversy
27/07/2015 … Dapper Laughs says he should have been ‘educated’ about rape, rather than losing his TV series over offensive comments he made at a gig.
Great Scot! Christopher Lloyd joins Crackanory
Series 3 storytellers named
27/07/2015 … Back To The Future legend Christopher Lloyd is to take part in the next series of Crackanory.
Edinburgh Fringe hit by £220,000 fraud
Police investigate former employee
27/07/2015 … The Edinburgh Fringe say they have uncovered a ‘sophisticated’ £220,000 fraud involving one of their employees.
Stephen Merchant's play closes early
Curtain comes down on The Mentalists
27/07/2015 … Stephen Merchant's West End debut is to close a month early.
Sun 26 July 2015
Goodbye Will Franken; Hello Sarah Franken
Comic comes out to 'end a lifetime of secrecy'
26/07/2015 … Over the past 15 years, Will Franken has forged a reputation as a fast-paced, multi-layered character comedian.