All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 16 March 2017
BBC orders another series of Still Game
Jack and Victor to return this year
16/03/2017 … Still Game will return for another series, the BBC has announced.
The Inbetweeners could return
With new cast and writers, but the same 'brand'
16/03/2017 … The Inbetweeners could be returning – with a new cast and writers.
Comedians join Early Man
Starry cast for Aardman's new animation
16/03/2017 … Richard Ayoade, Johnny Vegas and Gina Yashere have all joined the cast of new animated comedy movie Early Man.
In the footsteps of Morecambe and Wise
New documentary features unseen images
16/03/2017 … ITV3 is to air a new documentary about Morecambe & Wise, featuring some offscreen images from their movies that have not been seen by the public before.
Radio 4 wants more Shush!
A tight 5: March 16
16/03/2017 … RADIO 4 has commissioned a second series of Shush!, the library-based sitcom written by and starring Morwenna Banks and Rebecca Front.
Jim Tavare out of intensive care
Comic slowly on the mend after horrific crash
16/03/2017 … Jim Tavare has moved out of intensive care, 15 days after the car crash that left him badly injured.
Wed 15 March 2017
Harry Hill to write a kids' book
About a 12-year-old aspiring comedian
15/03/2017 … Harry Hill is writing a children’s book about a 12-year-old who is desperate to be a stand-up comedian and perform at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Romesh Ranganathan to host chat show
Series of short interviews for BBC Three
15/03/2017 … Romesh Ranganathan is to host a new chat show for BBC Three.