All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 29 August 2014
Comic stars revive Neville's Island
Edmondson, Jupp, Morrissey and Webb
29/08/2014 … Adrian Edmondson, Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb are to star in a West End revival of Neville’s Island.
Hannah Gadsby knows how to arty
Radio 4 series for Australian comic
29/08/2014 … Australian comic Hannah Gadsby is to front her own Radio 4 series about art.
Bill Kerr dies at 92
RIP Tony Hancock's foil
29/08/2014 … Bill Kerr – the butt of so many of Tony Hancock’s jibes – has died at his home in Perth, Australia, at the age of 92.
More R4 shows for Jeremy Hardy
A tight 5: August 29
29/08/2014 … JEREMY HARDY is to record a tenth series of his Radio 4 series.
Thu 28 August 2014
Joan Rivers 'comfortable but critical'
Family at comic's hospital bedside
28/08/2014 … Joan Rivers is 'resting comfortably' with her family after being rushed to hospital yesterday.
Russell Brand: The film
Watch a trailer
28/08/2014 … Russell Brand is to be the subject of a feature-length documentary about his revolutionary beliefs.
Jason Byrne chats snaps
A tight 5: August 28
28/08/2014 … JASON BYRNE is to make a series for Irish broadcaster TV3 based on celebrities' embarrassing childhood snaps and other funny photographs.
Wed 27 August 2014
Richard Pryor biopic casting announced
Mike Epps plays comic; Oprah Winfrey his gran
27/08/2014 … Comedian Mike Epps has been cast as Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic of the comic legend – with Oprah Winfrey playing his grandmother.