All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 18 June 2013
Sitcoms are stuck in the past
And Vicious is homophobic, says Barry Cryer
18/06/2013 … It is not uncommon for older comedians to complain that the generations who follow them have lost sight of what is funny.
Birds Of A Feather migrate back
New series after 15 years
18/06/2013 … Birds Of A Feather is returning to TV after a 15 year absence.
Comedies top iPlayer chart
A tight 5: June 18, 2013
18/06/2013 … COMEDY has again dominated the iPlayer radio charts.
Baddiel returns to sitcom
Script in development with C4
18/06/2013 … David Baddiel has written his first new sitcom in 12 years.
BBC1 sitcom for Kayvan Novak?
New pilot being shot
18/06/2013 … Fonejacker star Kayvan Novak is being lined up to star in a new BBC One studio sitcom.
Mon 17 June 2013
Jeff Garlin arrested for 'parking rage'
It's just like Curb Your Enthusiasm...
17/06/2013 … Curb Your Enthusiasm comedian Jeff Garlin has been arrested on a vandalism charge in a fight over a car parking space.
Delay for Sidebottom statue
A tight 5: June 17, 2013
17/06/2013 … THE unveiling of the statue to Frank Sidebottom in his native Timperley has been postponed.
Conchords headline massive comedy tour
...but only in the States
17/06/2013 … Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords and Jim Jefferies are to take part in one of the biggest comedy tours to feature multiple acts.