UKhisimusi Omuhle. That's merry Christmas in Zulu (we think).
Here's your weekly
round-up of comedy news
courtesy of Chortle.co.uk. As
always, for more – plus listings of more than 3,000 forthcoming
comedy events - check the website.
Peter Serafinowicz gives us the low-down on the forthcoming Brian
Butterfield movie, the return of Arrested Development and more...
ITV has axed Tim Minchin from Jonathan Ross’s chat show –
in case he upset Christians.
Life’s Too Short is coming back for a second series, Ricky Gervais has
As is the Will Mellor sitcom In With The Flynns >>
Sarah Millican’s Chatterbox show has become the best-selling DVD from a
female comedian of all time. >>
Justin Lee Collins has appeared in court charged with harassing an
Flight Of The Conchords will start writing their movie next year, star
Rhys Darby has confirmed. >>
And Jennifer Saunders has fired a broadside against TV executives
– saying the industry is full of interfering ‘idiots’. >>
Sneak peak of the one-off C4 comedy Hacks, plus new comedy clips
from Brian Gittins, Idiots of Ants, Angelos Epithemiou and more. Click
here to watch all videos.
Plus in audio, it's the last ever Peacock and Gamble podcast...
Out on Boxing Day, series five of Futurama. Click
to buy from Amazon.
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What comedy courses SHOULD teach you >>
On New York's dead open mic scene >>
How Scotland is turning comedians into criminals >>
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Russell Howard: Right Here, Right Now >>
On DVD: Tim Vine >>
and Adam Hills >>
And stocking-filler Christmas books >>