All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 12 June 2013
Up The Women heads to BBC Two
Corporation confirms the move
12/06/2013 … Suffragette sitcom Up The Women is to get a second series – and promoted BBC Two.
Richard Herring announces tour
A tight 5: June 12, 2013
12/06/2013 … RICHARD HERRING has announced a tour of his Edinburgh show We’re All Going To Die, kicking off with a six-night run at London’s Leicester Square Theatre in October and ending in Shrewsbury in April.
Tue 11 June 2013
Smack The Pony to return?
Stars pitching the idea to C4
11/06/2013 … Smack The Pony could be heading for a comeback.
The Boosh are back
Fielding and Barratt reunite for US gig
11/06/2013 … The Mighty Boosh are reuniting for the first time in four years.
Louie gets bumped
Fox postpones UK launch of series 3
11/06/2013 … The Fox network has pulled the planned third series of Louie from its UK schedules.
Is Britain best?
New panel show intends to find out
11/06/2013 … Ed Byrne is to host a planned new panel game pitching UK comics against their international counterparts.
Big Bang Theory named best sitcom
By US Critics' Circle
11/06/2013 … Critics have named Big Bang Theory the best comedy show in America.
ITV wants more Plebs
Second series to be shot this autumn
11/06/2013 … ITV2 has ordered a second series of its Ancient Roman sitcom Plebs.