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Mon 24 November 2014
Lee Evans outsells Mrs Brown
His DVD tops comedy chart
24/11/2014 … Lee Evans might have just announced his retirement – but his new live DVD has gone straight to the top of the comedy charts.
Storage Hunter star to make UK comedy debut
As part of Leceister fest
24/11/2014 … Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival has announced its 2015 line-up with Milton Jones, Johnny Vegas, Dylan Moran and Jimmy Carr among the headliners.
King, queen or Jack of comedy...
British Comedy Award voting opens
24/11/2014 … Jack Whitehall is to defend his position as king of comedy as the nominations for the public-voted British Comedy Award are unveiled.
Stephen Merchant wages Lip Sync Battles
A tight 5: November 24
24/11/2014 … STEPHEN MERCHANT is making a TV series based on the Lip Sync Battles from Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show.
Sun 23 November 2014
Chris Morris night heads the comedy week ahead
23/11/2014 … The comedy week aheadTodayLIVE IN LONDON: There's campaigning and political comedy from the likes of Jeremy Hardy, Josie Long, Mark Thomas and Andy Zaltzman (not to mention off-kilter poetry from Tim Key) at a benefit for the Kurdish Red Crescent at the Bloomsbury Theatre Tonight.
Sat 22 November 2014
Bill Cosby's gigs pulled
As more women make assault claims
22/11/2014 … Venues are cancelling live shows by Bill Cosby as more women come forward to accuse the comedian of sexually assaulting him.
Fri 21 November 2014
Worse than Dapper Laughs?
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
21/11/2014 … • 'I love him dearly like a boyfriend.
R4 series for So On And So Forth
Four episodes for sketch trio
21/11/2014 … Radio 4 has commissioned a series from sketch trio So On & So Forth.