Limmy & Mrs Brown's Boys up for Scottish Baftas | A tight 5: October 30

Limmy & Mrs Brown's Boys up for Scottish Baftas

A tight 5: October 30

LIMMY'S Show, Mrs Brown's Boys and Bob Servant, Independent have all been nominated for the Scottish Bafta for best comedy. And Ford Kiernan, who has just announced a Still Game stage show comeback, was nominated for best actor for his role in The Field of Blood: The Dead Hour alongside Peter Mullan for The Fear and Sharon Rooney for My Mad Fat Diary. The winners are revealed on November 17. Although Mrs Brown's Boys has a strong Irish feel, it is made by the BBC in Glasgow.

ITV sitcom Vicious is the most popular show among 16-34 year-old gay and bisexual men, according to new BBC research, which found 36 per cent of that audience said they were 'drawn to' the show. Second favourite show in this demographic was Tom Daley's diving show Splash! In a similar list for lesbian and bisexual women, Russell Howard’s Good News scored highly, making the to ten.

THE FIRST series of The Alternative Comedy Experience, the Comedy Central stand-up show curated by Stewart Lee and featuring the likes of Tony Law, Simon Munnery, Bridget Christie and David O'Doherty is to be released on DVD on November 18, it has been announced. Click here to pre-order.

DAVE COHEN has been added to the line-up of the Chortle Comedy Book Festival. The former stand-up, who has written for Have I Got News For You, Not Going Out and Horrible Histories, will be giving those hoping for a career in the business tips on How To Be Averagely Successful At Comedy – the title of his new book – in Ealing on November 25. Click here for tickets to his show or here for the full details of the unique eight-day festival.

THE STAND comedy clubs in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle have announced that it is slashing the price of student tickets for all its Sunday to Thursday shows to just £2, starting on Monday.

Published: 30 Oct 2013

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