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Fri 18 April 2014

Ronnie Corbett: I was nearly an ape | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

Ronnie Corbett: I was nearly an ape

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

18/04/2014 … • 'An artist moaning about the critics is like a sailor moaning about the waves.

Thu 17 April 2014

The Alberts clown Tony Gray dies at 86 | Influence on Milligan and the Bonzos

The Alberts clown Tony Gray dies at 86

Influence on Milligan and the Bonzos

17/04/2014 … Tony Gray, one of Britain’s more eccentric and best-known clowns of the Fifties and Sixties, has died at the age of 86.

Shooting starts on Babylon series | Six new episodes for autumn

Shooting starts on Babylon series

Six new episodes for autumn

17/04/2014 … Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s police-based comedy-drama Babylon is to return for a six-part series.

Wed 16 April 2014

And your next act is... dead | Aspiring comic takes to the stage - in an urn

And your next act is... dead

Aspiring comic takes to the stage - in an urn

16/04/2014 … An aspiring comedian has finally fulfilled his wish to appear on a comedy club stage – but four months after he died.

Frankie Boyle in sitcom read-through | Comedy set on a wildlife documentary shoot

Frankie Boyle in sitcom read-through

Comedy set on a wildlife documentary shoot

16/04/2014 … Frankie Boyle is leading a cast of comics in a new sitcom in development.

BBC to release new sitcom all at once | iPlayer first for Jonah From Tonga

BBC to release new sitcom all at once

iPlayer first for Jonah From Tonga

16/04/2014 … The entire series of Chris Lilley’s new sitcom Jonah From Tonga will be released at once on the BBC iPlayer.

Ross Noble rides again | Freewheeling gets a second series

Ross Noble rides again

Freewheeling gets a second series

16/04/2014 … Ross Noble is to make a second series of his Freewheeling show for Dave.

Will Ferrell tipped for Jesse Armstrong comedy | A tight 5: April 16
© Eva Rinaldi
© Eva Rinaldi

Will Ferrell tipped for Jesse Armstrong comedy

A tight 5: April 16

16/04/2014 … PEEP SHOW and Fresh Meat co-creator Jesse Armstrong is writing a Hollywood comedy about two hapless guards patrolling the US-Mexico border.