26/04/2017 … Nick Frost has revealed that he once broke his thumb grappling with Simon Pegg when the pair were flatmates.
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Wed 26 April 2017
Mon 24 April 2017
24/04/2017 … Paul Tonkinson is staking a claim to being the fastest comedian – ‘offstage at least’ – after completing the London Marathon in under three…
24/04/2017 … Forever FM, the fictional radio station from Peter Kay’s Car Share, has become a real broadcaster.
24/04/2017 … Kevin Bridges says he ‘got totally done by some mad geek’ after his Twitter account was hacked last night.
Sun 23 April 2017
23/04/2017 … Stand-up Sully O’Sullivan is to run the Liverpool marathon next month – as a three-legged race.
Fri 21 April 2017
21/04/2017 … Quotes of the week ‘All people are sad clowns.
21/04/2017 … Mrs Brown creator Brendan O’Carroll says he once accidentally served with Margaret Thatcher with strawberries – covered in salt.
Thu 20 April 2017
20/04/2017 … Mark Watson is about to embark on his latest endurance test … chatting to Sofie Hagen.
Wed 19 April 2017
19/04/2017 … Netflix subscribers have spent more than half a billion hours ‘enjoying’ the films of Adam Sandler, according to the streaming giant.
Tue 18 April 2017
18/04/2017 … History Today, Robert Newman and David Baddiel's pair of scholarly professors who descend into increasingly puerile insults, apparently has its own unlikely…
18/04/2017 … It’s certainly a bold statement.
18/04/2017 … A comedian is trying to claim his Twitter followers makes him a religion – so he can be exempt from taxes.
18/04/2017 … The original genie bottle from 1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie is going under the hammer – with estimates that it could fetch more than £80,000 It…
Mon 17 April 2017
17/04/2017 … Yesterday, Chortle exclusively reported how Britain’s Got Talent competitor Adam Keeler had been accused of plagiarising The Raymond And Mr Timpkins Revue.
Sat 15 April 2017
Fri 14 April 2017
14/04/2017 … Quote of the week 'I found myself on a football pitch somewhere in Buckinghamshire hitting a small Babybel cheese with a snooker cue.
14/04/2017 … Miranda Hart said she found her new role in the musical Annie so daunting she cried.
Thu 13 April 2017
13/04/2017 … There’s a guy works down the chip shop swears he’s Keith Allen… The one-time enfant terrible of the alternative comedy scene is opening a burger…
13/04/2017 … John Robins prides himself on his taste in bands – but now he has revealed that in 2009 he recorded a concept album… called Doing It With Women.
13/04/2017 … Chelsea Handler has admitted taking magic mushrooms when she took her staff on team-building excursion.
Wed 12 April 2017
12/04/2017 … A squad of anti-terrorism cops descended on a comedian’s Melbourne Comedy Festival show – because he named it Merry Christmas ISIS.
12/04/2017 … Inspiration can strike a comedian at the most unfortunate time.
12/04/2017 … Matthew Perry found out the hard way that his US sitcom The Odd Couple has been cancelled.
Tue 11 April 2017
11/04/2017 … Michael Palin has spoken of his pride of having a train on the Lowestoft line named after him as a 'Hero of Anglia' – despite hailing from Sheffield.
11/04/2017 … Ricky Tomlinson has revealed how he had one of his testicles digitally removed.
11/04/2017 … Many comedy double-acts compare their relationship to marriage.
Mon 10 April 2017
Fri 07 April 2017
07/04/2017 … Michael McIntyre has fractured his leg while playing football with his kids.
07/04/2017 … Tweets Of The Week.
07/04/2017 … The best story about Don Rickles naturally enough revolves around his friendship with Frank Sinatra.
Wed 05 April 2017
Tue 04 April 2017
04/04/2017 … Simpsons star Hank Azaria has revealed he was left 'burning with jealousy' after losing out a role in Friends.
04/04/2017 … Welcome to punching up.
04/04/2017 … A comedian is set to hoover up votes in Serbia's forthcoming presidential election.
04/04/2017 … Joe Pasquale had his nipple pierced on The Nightly Show.
04/04/2017 … It is just what listeners want in a radio show - for it to be 'visually arresting'.