All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 09 January 2017
TV company rapped for racist language
Comedian was speaking in an interview 40 years ago
09/01/2017 … A TV station has been censured for airing a 38-year-old interview in which a comedian used the word ‘coon’.
Trigger Happy's rampant rabbits rapped
Breakfast broadcast 'inappropriate'
09/01/2017 … TV station London Live has apologised for showing people dressed in rabbit costumes simulating sex in an episode of Trigger Happy TV which went out at breakfast time.
BBC picks up new Mrs Brown show
Saturday Night entertainment format
09/01/2017 … Mrs Brown is to host a new Saturday night entertainment show, All Round To Mrs Brown’s, on BBC One.
Sun 08 January 2017
When Chris Morris met Peter Cook
The comedy week ahead
08/01/2017 … The comedy week ahead.
Stewart Lee plans new TV film
'Left-wing' script being developed by Fleabag's producers
08/01/2017 … Stewart Lee is working on a new TV show with the makers of Fleabag.
New C4 pilot for Alan Carr
With Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt
08/01/2017 … Alan Carr is piloting a new Channel 4 show with I’m A Celebrity… winner Scarlett Moffatt.
David Walliams joins Teletubbies
As a Voice Trumpet
08/01/2017 … David Walliams is joining the Teletubbies.
Sat 07 January 2017
Sein up for this...
The best comedy on demand
07/01/2017 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.