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Wed 26 October 2016
Nick Helm joins tech millionaire comedy
With Jonny Sweet and Jim Howick
26/10/2016 … Nick Helm and Jonny Sweet are to star in Channel 4’s new comedy show about young tech millionaires.
Bafta hails Tom Davis as a 'Breakthrough Brit'
Along with #HoodDocumentary's Kayode Ewumi
26/10/2016 … Murder in Successville star Tom Davis has been picked as one of the year's brightest new creative talents by Bafta.
Simpsons writer Kevin Curran dies at 59
He previously wrote for Letterman
26/10/2016 … Simpsons writer Kevin Curran has died at the age of 59.
BBC spoofs Making A Murderer
Rich Fulcher stars in Sexy Murder parody
26/10/2016 … Rich Fulcher is to star in a murder case spoof for BBC Three, Chortle can reveal.
Armstrong and Miller reunite
For Radio 4 literary show
26/10/2016 … Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong are to reunite for a Radio 4 show.
Who's on series 12 of Live At The Apollo
BBC confirms comedian line-ups
26/10/2016 … The BBC has confirmed the broadcast date and line-ups of the new series of Live At The Apollo.
Tue 25 October 2016
Thomson and Moorhouse check into W's Haunted Hotel
A tight 5: October 25
25/10/2016 … COLD FEET star John Thomson and comedian Justin Moorhouse are to take part in Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live.
Released at last! Spike Milligan's Q
Every episode of groundbreaking sketch series out on DVD
25/10/2016 … Every surviving episode of Spike Milligan’s influential sketch series Q is to be released on DVD for the first time.