Discover what’s happening in the comedy world!
Below we’ve pooled the latest stand-up news articles from our favourite websites into one easy to read place. Sources include Chortle, The British Comedy Guide, The Guardian, The Velvet Onion and The Laugh Button. To read the full article, simply click the article title or image and you’ll be taken to the publisher’s website.
Eric Idle to release his memoirs
on April 25, 2018 at 4:25 pm
A Sortabiography to be published this autumn...
Claudia O’Doherty joins Maeve Higgins film
on April 25, 2018 at 3:57 pm
About a driving instructor with supernatural powers...
Morgan & West: Time Travelling Magicians
on April 25, 2018 at 3:44 pm
Gig review by Steve Bennett at Wilton's Music Hall, London...
Eric Idle to publish 'Sortabiography' memoirs
on April 25, 2018 at 3:08 pm
Dubbed a 'Sortabiography', Eric Idle is to publish his memoirs, Always Look On...
Comics to trap crooks with hidden camera stunts
on April 25, 2018 at 2:55 pm
New Channel 4 show from 'Revolution' duo...
Milton Jones to star in his first panto
on April 25, 2018 at 12:14 pm
Playing Mr Smee in Peter Pan arena tour...
Bea and Horgan to play sisters
by Sophie Davies on April 25, 2018 at 10:57 am
Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan are going to play sisters in a new...
'I’m not sure being on a paradise island saying words is that hard...'
on April 25, 2018 at 10:32 am
Marc Wootton on his new Channel 4 comedy High And Dry...
Mo Gilligan shoots Channel 4 pilot
on April 25, 2018 at 10:09 am
Hour-long entertainment show for Coupla Cans comedian...
Jeremy Vine: Agony Uncle here and Josh Widdicombe Will Make Your Life Better
on April 25, 2018 at 9:54 am
Review of Radio 2's Funny Fortnight pilots...
Mo Gilligan to host Channel 4 pilot
on April 25, 2018 at 9:40 am
Stand-up comedian Mo Gilligan is to host Mo's Town, a non-broadcast comedy and...
Comedies crowd top 100 missing TV shows list
on April 24, 2018 at 5:08 pm
A list of the top 100 missing TV shows has been revealed, with comedies...
Nore Davis’ debut stand-up special “You Guys Are Dope” is coming May 8th
by Matt on April 24, 2018 at 4:20 pm
It’s been a few years since comedian Nore Davis released his first comedy...
What was the diner in Happy Days?
on April 24, 2018 at 3:30 pm
Try our Tuesday Trivia Quiz...
The Wrong Mans in the US
by Sophie Davies on April 24, 2018 at 3:21 pm
BBC comedy The Wrong Mans is getting a US remake. The Wrong...
BBC to make more online sketches
on April 24, 2018 at 2:33 pm
BBC Studios has been commissioned to make another six months' worth of Comedy...
Alex Horne writes Taskmaster book
on April 24, 2018 at 12:06 pm
...as US series starts this week...
The Interrogation with Pemberton
by Sophie Davies on April 24, 2018 at 11:32 am
Steve Pemberton will star in new factual drama The Interrogation on...
Alex Horne pens Taskmaster book
on April 24, 2018 at 10:44 am
Taskmaster creator Alex Horne is to publish a book to accompany the show,...
ITV plans football quiz show with Tim Vine
on April 23, 2018 at 10:35 pm
Tim Vine will host a new comedy quiz show about football for ITV....
David Cross announces “Oh, Come On” stand-up comedy tour
by Matt on April 23, 2018 at 5:02 pm
David Cross is heading out on the road, and just today he announced the first...
This week on TV: Reggie Watts is the Taskmaster
by Matt on April 23, 2018 at 4:14 pm
This week Reggie Watts will host one of the zaniest game shows that you will...
Sally Phillips headlines BBC Wales comedy season
on April 23, 2018 at 11:40 am
BBC Wales has announced a comedy season to broadcast on television this Autumn,...
Bill Bailey announces West End run
on April 23, 2018 at 10:12 am
Bill Bailey is to bring his latest live show, Larks In Transit, to London for a...
Inside No. 9 and This Country win BAFTAs
on April 22, 2018 at 9:58 pm
The BAFTA TV Craft Awards 2018 have been held tonight, with the stars of This...
Amy Schumer: ‘I’m not invincible. I need to slow down’
by Sophie Heawood on April 22, 2018 at 6:00 am
Outrageously rude and shockingly funny, Amy Schumer has always made her...
Pete Latham wins Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition
on April 20, 2018 at 11:18 pm
Comedian Pete Latham has been named best newcomer at the annual Bath Comedy...
Cool Thing To Buy: Andy Woodhull “Stepparenting 2: The Teen Years”
by Matt on April 20, 2018 at 7:22 pm
Andy Woodhull’s new comedy album Stepparenting 2 just hit the stores via...
Trevor Moore tells us about “The Story Of Our Times”
by Andrew Buss on April 20, 2018 at 4:10 pm
Comedy music is a hard thing to pull off. It is just one of those things that,...
Joe Lycett to host The Great British Sewing Bee
on April 20, 2018 at 1:24 pm
BBC Two has confirmed that stand-up comedian Joe Lycett will be the new host of...
Arnab Chanda: ‘I cried when I saw Steve Martin live’
by Harriet Gibsone on April 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The actor, writer and standup on the things that make him laugh the...
BBC confirms This Country special and Series 3
on April 19, 2018 at 11:00 pm
This Country is coming back to BBC Three for an extended-length special late...
The Troopers return: Jay Chandrasekhar and Eric Stolhanske discuss all things “Super Troopers 2”
by Andrew Buss on April 19, 2018 at 6:19 pm
If ever there was a bad omen for something, it would be snow in the middle of...
“GLOW” makes announcement that season 2 is happening on Netflix via an 80s music video
by Matt on April 19, 2018 at 5:37 pm
Just the other day we were wondering when the second season of Netflix’s...
Netflix orders new Idris Elba comedy Turn Up Charlie
on April 19, 2018 at 11:54 am
Idris Elba will star in a new comedy series for Netflix, as a failed DJ and...
Richard Herring gets Emergency Questions publishing deal
on April 19, 2018 at 11:06 am
Richard Herring is to release his biggest collection yet of Emergency Questions...
Jim Carrey crashed Jeff Daniels’ “Conan” interview for an impromptu Dumb & Dumber reunion
by Matt on April 18, 2018 at 2:44 pm
Jeff Daniels was he guest on Conan last night to talk about his new Hulu series...
Comedy Central orders show based on the world of the Comedy Cellar
by Matt on April 18, 2018 at 2:29 pm
Comedy Central announced its 2018 development slate, including five pilot...
Iliza Shlesinger review – dating, mating and crass Mars/Venus cliches
by Brian Logan on April 18, 2018 at 1:14 pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonThe US comic has charisma and craft but reinforces...
The Encounter with Alice Lowe
by Sophie Davies on April 18, 2018 at 8:56 am
Alice Lowe will star in new sci-fi film The Encounter. Set in the 1980s,...