All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 08 October 2015
Sacha Baron Cohen sets up production company
Backed by Channel 4
08/10/2015 … Sacha Baron Cohen has set up a new production company, backed by Channel 4.
Joel Dommett joins Sky's Bring The Noise
Appearing alongside Katherine Ryan
08/10/2015 … Joel Dommett has joined the team of Sky 1's new music and comedy show Bring The Noise.
Rory McGrath announces first tour
A tight 5: October 8
08/10/2015 … RORY McGRATH has announced his first ever solo tour.
BBC backs 15 new comedy writers
Up-and-comers selected for training
08/10/2015 … Fifteen up-and-coming comedy writers are to be mentored by the BBC.
Ricky Gervais's disbelief at DVD's 18 certificate
08/10/2015 … Ricky Gervais has been left stunned after censors gave the Derek DVD an 18 certificate.
Terry Gilliam: The other Pythons intimidate me
'They are so quick verbally'
08/10/2015 … Terry Gilliam has revealed how he still feels intimidated by the quick verbal wit of his Monty Python colleagues.
Victory over Muslim comedy posters
Judge overturns NYC subway ban
08/10/2015 … A judge has overturned a ban on adverts for a Muslim comedy film running on the New York subway.
Wed 07 October 2015
Alan Davies to climb Everest
A tight 5: October 7
07/10/2015 … ALAN DAVIES has joined the expedition to stage a stand-up gig on Mount Everest.