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Thu 16 February 2017
Stewart Lee and Fleabag lead Chortle Awards
16/02/2017 … Stewart Lee and Fleabag lead this year's Chortle Award shortlists, with three nominations apiece.
New comics join Red Nose Day
Online videos from rising stars
16/02/2017 … Some of Britain’s emerging comedy stars are releasing a series of online videos for Comic Relief.
Episodes released for the first time in more than 40 years
16/02/2017 … Six previously unreleased episode of The Goodies have been made available from today.
Omid Djalili to star in Fiddler On The Roof
New stage version
16/02/2017 … Omid Djalili is to star in a new stage production of Fiddler On The Roof.
And finally... best show
Chortle awards shortlists out
16/02/2017 … Stewart Lee has been nominated for his third Chortle Award today: this time for best show.
Here's Miranda Hart in Annie
A tight 5: February 16
16/02/2017 … THE first picture has been released of Miranda Hart in her role as orphanage owner Miss Hannigan in Annie.
Wed 15 February 2017
Best stand-up ever
Richard Pryor tops list
15/02/2017 … Richard Pryor has been named as the best stand-up of all time.
Mark Watson tours only places starting with M or W
...so he won't need an A-Z
15/02/2017 … Mark Watson has announced a new tour in which he only performs in places beginning with his initials of M or W.