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.
Bringing you sunshine at Christmas
on December 16, 2018 at 11:40 am
The best of the week's live comedy...
Not Going Out, going out live
on December 16, 2018 at 11:00 am
The best of the week's comedy on TV and radio...
Death On The Tyne
on December 15, 2018 at 10:58 am
TV review by Steve Bennett...
Jimmy'll Fix It
on December 15, 2018 at 9:29 am
The week's comedy on demand...
'World's funniest person' sues for his prize
on December 14, 2018 at 5:42 pm
Comic claims competition has cheated him out of £55,000...
What about OUR safe space?
on December 14, 2018 at 4:55 pm
The college insisting on PC contracts 'created a hostile environment for comics'...
Sam Simmons: Away in a Stranger
on December 14, 2018 at 2:31 pm
Gig review by Steve Bennett at the Soho Theatre, London...
Jonny Woo: ‘I don't get heckled, I shut them up before they open their mouths’
by Harriet Gibsone on December 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The standup, actor and drag superstar on the things that make him laugh the...
Comedian's husband drops defamation case over her jokes
on December 13, 2018 at 6:36 pm
Louise Reay reaches out-of-court settlement...
Comics' passion projects finally come to life
on December 13, 2018 at 6:23 pm
In a new series for IMDB...
Standup comedian's husband drops defamation case
by Haroon Siddique on December 13, 2018 at 6:01 pm
Award-winning comic Louise Reay settles lawsuit over using personal material in...
Mark Watson to perform another marathon show
on December 13, 2018 at 5:45 pm
The first in four years...
The Laugh Button Podcast #127: The Superhero Fantasy Draft 2018 live from NY Comic Con
by Matt on December 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm
For the third year in a row we’re back at NY Comic Con for The Superhero...
Matt Damon is a fan of Secret Santa in this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” promos
by Matt on December 13, 2018 at 4:45 am
This weekend Matt Damon is hosting Saturday Night Live. It’s the final...
Kiri Pritchard-McLean to host Newsjack
on December 12, 2018 at 3:28 pm
Kiri Pritchard-McLean has been announced as the new host of Newsjack, Radio 4...
Count Arthur Strong announces 2019 tour
on December 12, 2018 at 11:34 am
Count Arthur Strong will tour the UK in 2019 with astronomy themed show Is...
Midlands Comedy Awards 2018 winners
on December 12, 2018 at 9:59 am
Scott Bennett, Barry Dodds, Douglas Carter, The Glee Club and NCF Comedy were...
Emily Atack announces stand-up tour
on December 11, 2018 at 11:32 am
Emily Atack is set to become a stand-up comedian. She will tour new show Talk...
Comedy Central orders more online series
on December 10, 2018 at 1:39 pm
Comedy Central has announced new online shows Bad Cramps, Laughing At Salad and...
This week on TV: Vir Das is losing it while Pete Holmes gets dirty clean
by Matt on December 10, 2018 at 4:36 am
The comedy comes on Tuesday as Vir Das is the next comedian to release his new...
ChuckleVision amongst I Talk Telly Awards 2018 winners
on December 9, 2018 at 10:00 am
Derry Girls, Car Share, The Graham Norton Show, Diane Morgan, James Corden and...
Cast revealed for Richard Branson comedy Island Of Dreams
on December 8, 2018 at 12:51 pm
Harry Enfield, Samantha Spiro, Morgana Robinson and Al Murray are amongst the...
Baddiel & Skinner to reunite to sing Three Lions
on December 8, 2018 at 11:58 am
David Baddiel and Frank Skinner are to reunite with The Lightning Seeds at BBC...
Andie MacDowell is the new Cuckoo in the Thompson nest
on December 7, 2018 at 8:17 pm
Hollywood star Andie MacDowell has been confirmed to replace Taylor Lautner in...
Chappelle, Oswalt, Rock and more pull nominations for Comedy Grammy
by Matt on December 7, 2018 at 7:38 pm
The Grammy nominations were released today and yeah, Cardi B, A Star Is Born...
Hari Kondabolu: ‘My mother once made a tandoori Cornish game hen for Thanksgiving’
by Harriet Gibson on December 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The American standup, writer and podcaster on the things that make him laugh...
Ben Elton announces 2019 tour
on December 7, 2018 at 9:59 am
Ben Elton has announced a new stand-up tour, his first in 15 years. Ben Elton...
Victoria Wood statuettes on sale
on December 6, 2018 at 7:29 pm
Miniature statuettes of Victoria Wood are now on sale, raising funds for a full...
Jack Whitehall leads all-star voice cast for The Queen's Corgi
on December 6, 2018 at 12:24 pm
The voice cast has been announced for forthcoming animated comedy The Queen's...
Tess Daly to appear in new CBBC comedy drama Almost Never
on December 6, 2018 at 11:54 am
The cast has been revealed for Almost Never, a CBBC comedy drama based around a...
Four Weddings And A Funeral cast reunite for Red Nose Day
on December 6, 2018 at 11:23 am
The cast of Four Weddings And A Funeral are reuniting to make a new short film...
Jason Momoa will make an excellent NBC page in this week’s “Saturday Night Live” promos
by Matt on December 6, 2018 at 2:58 am
This week Jason Momoa will host Saturday Night Live for the first time....
Watch a teaser for Pete Holmes’ new stand-up special, “Dirty Clean,” coming to HBO December 15th
by Matt on December 5, 2018 at 4:31 pm
Pete Holmes is set to release his next HBO stand-up special about a month...
Season 2 of “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” promises more cool shots and of course, gear
by Matt on December 5, 2018 at 4:01 pm
Geeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaarrr! One man can never have enough gear nor could they ever...
Hari Kondabolu review – standup's bid to step out of Apu's shadow
by Brian Logan on December 5, 2018 at 3:53 pm
Soho theatre, London In his new show, American Hour, the comedian delivers...
Comic Relief announces all-star Wembley Arena gig
on December 5, 2018 at 1:02 pm
Stars including Jimmy Carr, Lenny Henry, Katherine Ryan and Catherine Tate will...
Cast revealed for Steve Coogan film Greed
on December 5, 2018 at 12:38 pm
The cast list has been revealed for Greed, the new comedy film starring Steve...
Jason Manford named UK's Hardest Working Comedian 2018
on December 5, 2018 at 10:27 am
Jason Manford has come top of Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians 2018 list....
Sofie Hagen and Scottee: 'Fat should be something you flaunt'
by Sofie Hagen on December 5, 2018 at 8:30 am
The comedian and her artist-activist friend have teamed up for Hamburger Queen,...
Ellen DeGeneres returns to stand-up after a 15 year hiatus with “Relatable”
by Matt on December 5, 2018 at 5:00 am
For the first time in 15 years, Ellen DeGeneres is returning to stand-up comedy...