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Fri 22 June 2001

Bulger case surprise | Key role for former comic

Bulger case surprise

Key role for former comic

22/06/2001 … One of the key figures in the decision to release James Bulger's killers is a former comedy performer.

Thu 21 June 2001

Still Friends | Star denies saying show will end

Still Friends

Star denies saying show will end

21/06/2001 … Friends star David Schwimmer has denied telling reporters that the US sitcom is coming to an end.

Shit happens - a lot | South Park breaks swearing record

Shit happens - a lot

South Park breaks swearing record

21/06/2001 … South Park characters said the word 'shit' 162 in last night's programme - a record for US television.

Funny talk | Yashere to host chat show

Funny talk

Yashere to host chat show

21/06/2001 … Gina Yashere has landed a stint as a chat-show host.

Wed 20 June 2001

Tough audience | Munnery plays cemetery

Tough audience

Munnery plays cemetery

20/06/2001 … Simon Munnery is to perform a comedy show in a graveyard.

Tue 19 June 2001

Perrier judge sought | Punter needed to join panel

Perrier judge sought

Punter needed to join panel

19/06/2001 … The hunt is on to find a comedy fan to become a Perrier Award judge.

The new Spitting Image' | Animated satire leads ITV comedies

The new Spitting Image'

Animated satire leads ITV comedies

19/06/2001 … A satirical cartoon show billed as a Spitting Image for the new millennium heads a new bundle of comedy shows from ITV.

Fringe box office opens | £500,000 two-for-one deals

Fringe box office opens

£500,000 two-for-one deals

19/06/2001 … The online box office for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has opened.

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