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.
Give the Chuckle Brothers a square deal!
on September 21, 2018 at 3:25 pm
Call for Rotherham Council to name a public space after the comedy duo...
British comic Bisha K. Ali joins Four Weddings writers' room
on September 21, 2018 at 1:40 pm
Mindy Kaling tweets an image of her diverse team...
Comedy Central Live slashes ticket prices
on September 21, 2018 at 1:24 pm
Festival's 80 per cent cuts suggest sales are slugis...
Trailer Park Boys: ‘Eddie Murphy got his whole routine from Richard Pryor’
by Harriet Gibsone on September 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Canadian standups Ricky, Julian and Bubbles on the things that make them laugh...
Mash Report's trans-gression
on September 21, 2018 at 12:03 pm
Satire rapped over offensive term...
Seann Walsh announces rescheduled tour dates
on September 21, 2018 at 11:49 am
...as his first Strictly dance is confirmed...
Here’s your schedule for Comedy Central’s new season of Half Hours
by Matt on September 21, 2018 at 2:44 am
It’s a right of passage for emerging comedians to get a Comedy Central...
Will Ferrell promises you “The Best Night Of Your Life”
by Matt on September 21, 2018 at 2:31 am
Will Ferrell is looking to raise some money for cancer survivors and he’s...
Goodnight Sweetheart: The Musical
on September 20, 2018 at 4:06 pm
Review by Steve Bennett at the Brookside Theatre, Romford...
Matthew Holness's movie debut, Possum, to be released next month
on September 20, 2018 at 2:14 pm
Horror chiller from the Garth Marenghi creator...
Marcus Brigstocke joins the police
on September 20, 2018 at 1:43 pm
...for a new Channel 4 reality series...
Horrible Histories to return for Series 8 and feature film
on September 20, 2018 at 1:10 pm
Horrible Histories is to return to CBBC for an eighth series next year. A movie...
'My penis is the least upsetting thing I can think of'
on September 20, 2018 at 12:09 pm
As he prepares to make his London debut, Bob Saget recalls his most memorable...
'It's the worst humour in the world'
on September 20, 2018 at 10:48 am
Chevy Chase lays into Saturday Night Liv...
Filming starts on Hold The Sunset Series 2
on September 20, 2018 at 9:24 am
The Royle Family star Sue Johnston has joined the cast of Hold The Sunset, as...
Season 2 of “The Guest Book” set to premiere on TBS October 23rd
by Matt on September 19, 2018 at 5:09 pm
Season 2 of Greg Garcia’s funny anthology series, The Guest Book is...
Watch the trailer for Flight of the Conchords “Live In London” premiering on HBO October 6th
by Matt on September 19, 2018 at 4:50 pm
The biggest band in New Zealand (in terms of members) is set to make their...
Watch the trailer for the biopic, “Stan And Ollie” about the final tour of Laurel and Hardy
by Matt on September 19, 2018 at 2:35 pm
John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan are portraying the legendary comedy duo of...
BBC Two to broadcast new Ken Dodd documentary
on September 19, 2018 at 12:31 pm
BBC Two is to broadcast Ken Dodd: How Tickled We Were, a new documentary...
Two Doors Down Series 4 confirmed
on September 19, 2018 at 11:18 am
BBC Two sitcom Two Doors Down is to return for a fourth series. Six more...
Denis Norden dies aged 96
on September 19, 2018 at 9:03 am
Comedy writer and television presenter Denis Norden, who hosted outtakes show...
Watch Colin Jost and Michael Che’s Emmy monologue
by Matt on September 18, 2018 at 3:40 pm
Last night at the Emmys comedy was supremely represented, that’s no...
ITV orders more Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule
on September 17, 2018 at 9:11 pm
Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule is to return to ITV for more episodes....
Jay Larson and Ryan Sickler have decided to end, “The Crabfeast” podcast
by Matt on September 17, 2018 at 6:59 pm
After 9 years, and 330+ episodes, comedians Ryan Sickler and Jay Larson have...
W. Kamau Bell taped one of the final episodes of “Parts Unknown” with Anthony Bourdain
by Matt on September 17, 2018 at 6:36 pm
The color of the world dimmed a bit when it learned of the surprising suicide...
Comedy Central orders Roast Battle Series 3
on September 17, 2018 at 11:41 am
Comedy Central has ordered a third series of Roast Battle, before the second...
This week in Comedy: Che and Jost host the Primetime Emmys
by Matt on September 17, 2018 at 4:15 am
This week, Saturday Night Live co-head writers are going to take a stab at...
A “Slice” of life with Paul Scheer
by Andrew Buss on September 15, 2018 at 2:25 am
There is a total air of secrecy to this whole thing. Slice is not your typical...
Bianca Del Rio: ‘Joan Rivers would make me pee with laughter’
by Harriet Gibsone on September 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The American drag queen, comedian, actor and winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race...
Detectorists wins international Rose d'Or Award
on September 13, 2018 at 9:51 pm
BBC comedy Detectorists has won the international Rose d'Or Award 2018 for...
Joanna Lumley and Roger Allam to star in TV sitcom pilot
on September 13, 2018 at 7:34 pm
Conversations From A Long Marriage, Jan Etherington's Radio 4 comedy series...
Cameron Esposito: a new kind of comedy hero
by Brian Logan on September 13, 2018 at 2:50 pm
Esposito’s last show, Rape Jokes, was hailed as part of a new...
ITV2 to launch comedy entertainment show Don't Hate The Playaz
on September 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm
ITV2 is to launch Don't Hate The Playaz, an "anarchic comedy entertainment...
BBC buys new Ben Wheatley film for Christmas broadcast
on September 10, 2018 at 2:36 pm
BBC Two has acquired acclaimed director Ben Wheatley's new feature film for...
Adam Hills announces book tour
on September 10, 2018 at 1:05 pm
Adam Hills has announced a short tour of England in which he'll tell selected...
Series 4 for Insert Name Here
on September 10, 2018 at 12:30 pm
Sue Perkins is to host a fourth series of panel game comedy Insert Name Here on...
Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award 2018 shortlist
on September 10, 2018 at 11:29 am
Adam Beardsmore, Phil Carr, Good Kids, Laura Monmoth and Sham Zaman have been...
David Baddiel has the last laugh at his online trolls
by Donna Ferguson on September 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Twitter abuse proves rich source of material for new standup showIf...
Steve Coogan and David Mitchell to star in super-rich satire
on September 7, 2018 at 9:21 pm
Steve Coogan and David Mitchell are reportedly set to star in Michael...
Kevin Bridges review – savant of Clydebank laughs in the face of piety
by Brian Logan on September 7, 2018 at 3:03 pm
Hammersmith Apollo, London The 31-year-old breathes new life into well-worn...