All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 12 March 2014
BBC launches free comedy writing guide
eBook out now
12/03/2014 … The BBC has launched its first ebook for aspiring comedy writers.
Tue 11 March 2014
iPlayer orders new comedies
Shows for Stewart Lee, Frankie Boyle, Micky Flanagan and more
11/03/2014 … Frankie Boyle, Bob Mortimer, Micky Flanagan and Stewart Lee are to make new shows exclusively for the BBC iPlayer.
Roger's last tape
Posthumous airing for Lloyd Pack's comedy role
11/03/2014 … One of the last roles Roger Lloyd Pack recorded is to be heard later this month.
Mon 10 March 2014
Matt Berry releases insomnia album
A tight 5: March 10
10/03/2014 … MATT BERRY is to release a concept album entitled Music For Insomniacs, which he wrote during a period of sleep deprivation.
Sun 09 March 2014
Sorry, that was inappropriate
Promoter apologises over 'too many female comics' email
09/03/2014 … The promoter who dropped a comedian from a show because there were ‘too many women’ on the bill has apologised for sending the email dumping her.
416 shows in 24 days
Glasgow fest leads the comedy week ahead...
09/03/2014 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 08 March 2014
Fired for being female
Comedy club says 'we've too many women on the bill'
08/03/2014 … A comedian has revealed how she was dropped from a comedy bill, just for being female.
Fri 07 March 2014
ITV hatches more Birds of a Feather
Second series to film later this year
07/03/2014 … ITV has ordered a second series of Birds of a Feather.