All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 20 August 2014
And the 2014 nominees are...
Edinburgh shortlist announced
20/08/2014 … The nominees for this year’s Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been announced.
Changing the laws of physics
Second pilot for Adam Hills science show
20/08/2014 … Channel 4 is to make a second pilot of a comedy science show fronted by Adam Hills.
E4 orders Wittank pilot
Half-hour show for 'original and anarchic' trio
20/08/2014 … Channel 4 have commissioned a pilot from sketch trio Wittank.
This Frog has croaked
Preston comedy club to close
20/08/2014 … The Frog And Bucket is to close its Preston branch after five years.
Tue 19 August 2014
Christmas specials for The Wrong Mans
Two-part story for BBC Two
19/08/2014 … James Corden and Mathew Baynton are to make a Christmas special of The Wrong Mans.
Shaun of the Dead reanimated
A tight 5: August 19
19/08/2014 … SIMON PEGG and Nick Frost are to revive their Sean Of The Dead characters for an animated Disney Channel series.
Ofcom probe into 'censorship' of Monty Python's swearing
19/08/2014 … It is normally charged with keeping swearing OFF the television.
Lenny Henry to star in Richard Pryor play
New project for National Theatre
19/08/2014 … Lenny Henry is to appear in a play about Richard Pryor at the National Theatre.