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Tue 06 October 2015
Is your joke a cracker?
Gold launches its festive competition
06/10/2015 … The annual competition to find the best modern Christmas cracker jokes has been launched today by UKTV channel Gold.
Shaun Of The Dead... is dead
Rights row kills off zombie stage show
06/10/2015 … A stage show based on Shaun Of The Dead has been axed because of a dispute over rights.
Elis James stars in Radio 2 comedy pilot
With Katy Wix
06/10/2015 … Elis James and Katy Wix are to star in a new sitcom being piloted for Radio 2.
Parks and Rec gets parked
Dave yanks season 5 from its schedule
06/10/2015 … Dave has yanked the fifth season of Parks & Recreation from its schedule at the last minute.
Free tickets for Russell Howard's Good News
A tight 5: October 6
06/10/2015 … FREE tickets have just been released to be in the studio audience of the tenth series of Russell Howard's Good News, which returns to BBC Two later this month.
Eddie Izzard returns to the West End
Four week residency early next year
06/10/2015 … Eddie Izzard is to return to London for a four-week residency in the West End from January.
Mon 05 October 2015
Dapper Laughs: Rape row cost me a fortune
Comic complains of press treatment
05/10/2015 … Dapper Laughs has complained that the furore around his laddish humour cost him more than £100,000.
Radio 2 tees up a golf comedy
From Yonderland's Simon Farnaby
05/10/2015 … Horrible Histories and Yonderland star Simon Farnaby is piloting a new sitcom promising to 'do for golf clubs what Green Wing did for hospitals'.