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Thu 23 March 2017

London won't be getting the big purple cow this year | New festival in its place

London won't be getting the big purple cow this year

New festival in its place

23/03/2017 … The giant purple cow will not be seen on London’s South Bank this summer.

Released at last: The Real McCoy | Series 1 comes to BBC Store

Released at last: The Real McCoy

Series 1 comes to BBC Store

23/03/2017 … Pioneering sketch show The Real McCoy has been made available to buy for the first time in 23 years.

Jan Ravens to make her Fringe debut | New batch of shows go on sale today

Jan Ravens to make her Fringe debut

New batch of shows go on sale today

23/03/2017 … Dead Ringers impressionist Jan Ravens is to make her Edinburgh debut this year.

Hugh Dennis's new role – opposite Lord Levson | From Mock The Week to legal drama
© Â Steve Ullathorne
© Â Steve Ullathorne

Hugh Dennis's new role – opposite Lord Levson

From Mock The Week to legal drama

23/03/2017 … Hugh Dennis is to appear alongside Lord Leveson in a new play about a legal pioneer.

Radio 4 commissions Austentatious | Improv comedy to mark novelist's bicentenary

Radio 4 commissions Austentatious

Improv comedy to mark novelist's bicentenary

23/03/2017 … Hit improv troupe Austentatious, who create spontaneous stories in the style of Jane Austen, have landed their own Radio 4 show.

Brass Eye: The unseen footage | New documentary about the seminal comedy

Brass Eye: The unseen footage

New documentary about the seminal comedy

23/03/2017 … The original director of Brass Eye has made a documentary about the controversial and groundbreaking series.

Wed 22 March 2017

Fight breaks out at Russell Howard gig | 'Stay classy, Glasgow'

Fight breaks out at Russell Howard gig

'Stay classy, Glasgow'

22/03/2017 … Russell Howard had to stop his gig in Glasgow last night when a brawl broke out.

What a dick... | BBC probe after viewer complains about Michael McIntyre's 'willy' joke
© BBC/Hungry Bear/Gary Moyes
© BBC/Hungry Bear/Gary Moyes

What a dick...

BBC probe after viewer complains about Michael McIntyre's 'willy' joke

22/03/2017 … The BBC has rejected a complaint that Michael McIntyre making a joke about a ‘willy’ was offensive.

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