All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 18 February 2017
Seinfeld's Mr Ross dies at 91
Warren Frost was also known for Twin Peaks
18/02/2017 … Warren Frost, who played George Constanza’s potential father-in-law on Seinfeld has died at the age of 91.
Fri 17 February 2017
Teen admits assaulting Jack Carroll
Then gloated: 'He deserves it'
17/02/2017 … A teenager pushed disabled comedian Jack Carroll to the floor after having a picture taken with him, then gloated: ‘He deserved it.
'We are closing the portal for good'
Sky's Yonderland won't be returning
17/02/2017 … Sky1’s comedy fantasy series Yonderland will not be returning, it has been announced.
Ricky Gervais announces new stand-up dates
Humanity to tour in 2017
17/02/2017 … Ricky Gervais has announced a new batch of dates for Humanity, his first stand-up tour in seven years.
Brian Pern to be killed off
Bowing out with one final tribute show
17/02/2017 … Simon Day is killing off his legendary prog rocker Brian Pern.
C4 appoints new comedy commissioner
Jack Bayles produced Catastrophe
17/02/2017 … Channel 4 has announced that Catastrophe producer Jack Bayles will be its new commissioning editor for comedy.
She did not spend time at the Nipple Convalescent Home
WTF: Weekly trivia file
17/02/2017 … • Bill Oddie almost killed himself on the set of The Real Hotel of Marigold - after accidentally drinking turps.
Craig Charles joins The Gadget Show
Channel 5 programme returns
17/02/2017 … Craig Charles is to be the new host of Channel 5’s The Gadget Show.