January sept02 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 25 May 2016
Channel 4 gets Damned
Social work sitcom with Jo Brand, Alan Davies and Kevin Eldon
25/05/2016 … Jo Brand's social work sitcom, Damned, has been picked up by Channel 4.
Rhod Gilbert's crowdfunding experience
TV producers turn to Kickstarter to get DVD out
25/05/2016 … Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience could be coming out on DVD… if a crowdfunding drive pays off.
Greg Burns to leave Capital Radio
Comic heads to Sydney
25/05/2016 … Comedian Greg Burns is leaving his Capital Radio show and moving to Australia.
Griff Rhys Jones returns to the West End
In Moliere's The Miser
25/05/2016 … Griff Rhys Jones is to return to the stage for the first time in more than six years.
Jack Dee to star in Power Monkeys
Cast announced for C4's ultra-topical comedy
25/05/2016 … Jack Dee, Ben Willbond and Claire Skinner are to star in Channel 4's new ultra-topical comedy show Power Monkeys.
Bill Burr announces UK dates
Including a night at the Edinburgh Fringe
25/05/2016 … Bill Burr is to return to the UK for the first time in three years, Chortle can reveal.
What's inside No 9 this year?
Creators give some clues
25/05/2016 … Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have revealed details of the stories in the third series of Inside No 9.
Jeremy Corbyn to appear on The Last Leg
A tight 5: May 25
25/05/2016 … JEREMY CORBYN is to be the first guest on the new series of The Last Leg, producers have announced.