All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 01 November 2002
Robinson to host next HIGNFY
01/11/2002 … Anne Robinson is to host next week's edition of Have I Got News For You.
Thu 31 October 2002
Variety returns to BBC1 Saturdays
31/10/2002 … Paul Zerdin, Nina Conti and Men In Coats have taken part in a pilot of a new BBC1 variety show.
Merton 3-1 to replace Deayton
31/10/2002 … Paul Merton and ITN political editor John Sergeant are favourites to replace Angus Deayton as host of Have I Got News For You.
Perrier newcomers land radio show
31/10/2002 … The winners of this year's Perrier best newcomers' award have landed a radio show.
Brown hits the road after cancer ordeal
31/10/2002 … Roy 'Chubby' Brown has returned to the stage after seven months off for throat cancer treatment.
Baddiel and Skinner Unpanned
Duo cleared after racism complaint
31/10/2002 … Frank Skinner and David Baddiel have been cleared of making a racist comment on their Unplanned show.
Wed 30 October 2002
'I'm no Nazi'
Mason lashes out at critic
30/10/2002 … Jackie Mason has lashed out at a critic who savaged his current Broadway show.
BBC tell Angus:off
Deayton axed over tabloid claims
30/10/2002 … Angus Deayton has been dropped from Have I Got News For You after a series of damaging newspaper stories about his private life.