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Tue 28 March 2017
Latitude comedy line-up announced
Amstell, O Briain and Ryan headline
28/03/2017 … Simon Amstell, Dara O Briain and Katherine Ryan have been announced as the comedy headliners for this year's Latitude Festival.
Student Comedy Award: Who is your favourite
Vote for the best of the People's Choice winners
28/03/2017 … Here are all the People’s Choice winners from the various heats of the Chortle Student Comedy Award.
A legacy for Felix Dexter
BBC to set up writers' bursary in his name
28/03/2017 … The BBC is honouring Felix Dexter by setting up a bursary in his honour.
Bafta recognises Fleabag
First nominations for Phoebe Waller-Bridge
28/03/2017 … Phoebe Waller-Bridge could bag her first Bafta – or two – for Fleabag.
Sarah Silverman becomes a talk-show host
New topical programme for Hulu
28/03/2017 … Sarah Silverman is entering the topical comedy talk show game.
French and Saunders are officially legends
Award from Bristol's Slapstick festival
28/03/2017 … Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are to receive this year's Aardman Slapstick Comedy Legend Award.
Sun 26 March 2017
Comedians on benefits
The best of the week's live comedy
26/03/2017 … The best of the week's live comedy.
Jack Whitehall's in 'Decline...'
The best TV and radio comedy of the week
26/03/2017 … The best TV and radio comedy of the week.