All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 05 December 2016
Amy Schumer suddenly pulls Australian dates
Mystery illness cited
05/12/2016 … Amy Schumer has cancelled her Australian and New Zealand stand-up tour at the last minute.
Absolute Radio rapped over Frank Skinner show
F-bomb at 9.30am
05/12/2016 … Absolute Radio has been rapped after Frank Skinner played an offensive song on his Saturday-morning show.
Rare Les Dawson footage to be aired
As ITV pays tribute this Christmas
05/12/2016 … ITV is to pay tribute to Les Dawson in two hour-long shows this Christmas.
Andy Parsons announces 2017 tour
A tight 5: December 5
05/12/2016 … ANDY PARSONS has announced a new 2017 stand-up tour.
Farewell to Uncle
Nick Helm sitcom to end after next season
05/12/2016 … Nick Helm’s BBC Three comedy Uncle is to end after the next series.
Fez up: Museum finally lands Tommy Cooper's hat
Memorabilia goes on display at the V&A
05/12/2016 … One of Tommy Cooper's fezzes is to go on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Caroline Aherne left no will
So £500,000 estate goes to her mum
05/12/2016 … Caroline Aherne died without making a will, it has been revealed today.
Sun 04 December 2016
Joel Dommett is I'm A Celeb's runner-up
Second to Scarlet Moffatt
04/12/2016 … He entered the I’m A Celebrity… jungle a virtual unknown.