All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 17 January 2017
Two-book deal for Robin Ince
Mixing humour and science
17/01/2017 … Robin Ince has signed a deal to write two books blending science and humour.
Comedy Central signs up Facebook prankster
Pilot for Ben Phillips
17/01/2017 … Comedy Central is to pilot a prank show from Facebook star Ben Phillips.
Miranda return on the cards
'There will be something, yes' says co-star Sarah Hadland
17/01/2017 … Miranda is set to return, co-star Sarah Hadland says.
Have I Got News For You meets Would I Lie To You
C4 pilots fake news panel show
17/01/2017 … The makers of Have I Got News For You are producing a new comedy panel show, about fake news.
Am I all right Jack?
Comic Rooke to probe masculinity and mental health for BBC Three
17/01/2017 … Comedian Jack Rooke is to present a BBC Three documentary series about male identity and mental health.
Mon 16 January 2017
'It's the worst!'
Trump whines about Saturday Night Live again
16/01/2017 … Thin-skinned Donald Trump has launched another sulky attack on Saturday Night Live.
Vic Reeves fronts Samaritans campaign
'Share what's on your mind'
16/01/2017 … Vic Reeves is fronting a new ad campaign for the Samaritans.
BBC Three series for Humza Arshad
YouTube star to play an 'obnoxious' right-winger
16/01/2017 … YouTube star Humza Arshad has landed his own BBC Three series, playing a right-wing TV host.