All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 10 June 2013
Tim misses Tony
Minchin misses out; but other gongs for Matilda
10/06/2013 … Tim Minchin has missed out on winning the Tony award for best original score for Matilda to Cyndi Lauper.
Lunghi and Flynn for ITV sitcom
A tight 5: June 10, 2013
10/06/2013 … CHERIE LUNGHI and Barbara Flynn have reportedly been cast as the leads in ITVís new six-part comedy series Cabbage and Pat, about a divorcee and a widower who find a new lust for life.
Merchant's Hello Ladies teaser released
HBO show starts in September
10/06/2013 … HBO has released the first teaser trailer for Stephen Merchantís new comedy Hello Ladies.
Sun 09 June 2013
Minchin writes animated movie
Dreamworks makes Larrikins
09/06/2013 … Tim Minchin is working on a new animation set in the Australian outback.
The comedy week ahead
From June 9, 2013
09/06/2013 … TuesdayTV: Britainís own John Oliver takes over The Daily Show as regular host Jon Stewart goes gallivanting off to shoot a movie.
Sat 08 June 2013
Another comedy club closes
Poor audiences at venue backed by Jason Manford
08/06/2013 … A comedy club backed by Jason Manford has gone to the wall because of declining audience numbers.
Jack Carroll is BGT's runner-up
Teen comic 'has already signed book deal'
08/06/2013 … Teenage comic Jack Carroll has been named runner-up on Britainís Got Talent 2013, narrowly losing out to winners Attraction.
Fri 07 June 2013
Chris Addison to star in Sky sitcom
And there's a role for Alun Cochrane, too
07/06/2013 … Chris Addison is to appear in the new Sky Living sitcom he has written, the broadcaster announced today.