All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 25 October 2002
'I wanted to kill myself'
Bremner talks of his depression
25/10/2002 … Rory Bremner says he has suffered terrible depressions, and at times wanted to kill himself.
Big screen Johnny
Work starts on Vegas's third movie
25/10/2002 … Filming has started on Johnny Vegas's latest film.
The magic has gone
Wood splits from conjuror husband
25/10/2002 … Victoria Wood has separated from magician Geoffrey Durham after 22 years of marriage.
Thu 24 October 2002
Eddie's Circle comes around
Izzard releases first video in 4 years
24/10/2002 … Eddie Izzard is to release his first live video in four years.
'I am not worthy'
Spain salutes modest Woody
24/10/2002 … Woody Allen has been awarded one of Spain's highest cultural honours - but said he wasn't worthy.
Wed 23 October 2002
South Park 'tasteless' shock
New York cabs ban ads
23/10/2002 … A campaign to advertise South Park on New York cabs has been banned by city chiefs who thought it was tasteless.
Just sue it
Nike's threat over Peter Kay ads
23/10/2002 … Nike is threatening to sue John Smith's over its Peter Kay adverts, claiming their slogan "Just 'ave it" is a rip-off its famous "Just do it" line.
'I can't see us doing any more...'
23/10/2002 … Only Fools and Horses will almost certainly end after this year's two Christmas episodes, its creator has said.