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.
How can you make jokes about grief?
on June 23, 2018 at 9:37 am
This week's comedy on demand...
Jennifer Saunders to play Harry Hill's mum
on June 22, 2018 at 8:01 pm
In BBC sitcom pilot...
Harry Hill to film BBC sitcom pilot
on June 22, 2018 at 4:21 pm
Harry Hill is working on a studio audience sitcom pilot for the BBC. The show...
Adam Riches: ‘The funniest number? 43, it’s just so gloriously pathetic’
by Harriet Gibsone on June 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The comedian, writer and Foster’s Edinburgh comedy award winner on the...
White Oxbridge comedy has not ceased to be!
on June 22, 2018 at 12:39 pm
BBC chief says there's no ban on anyon...
My Dad Wrote A Porno at the Royal Albert Hall
on June 22, 2018 at 10:26 am
Gig review by Steve Bennett...
Roseanne without Roseanne
on June 22, 2018 at 9:15 am
ABC orders The Conners...
Pete Davidson talks about his engagement to Ariana Grande on “The Tonight Show”
by Matt on June 21, 2018 at 8:11 pm
Pete Davidson was on The Tonight Show last night. His first TV appearance since...
Watch a teaser clip for the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis
by Matt on June 21, 2018 at 7:47 pm
Comedy Central previously revealed that the subject of their next Roast was...
Mortimer and Whitehouse catch 1.2million viewers
on June 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm
Strong start for their Gone Fishing series...
Hannibal Buress made a commercial for the car rental app Turo
by Matt on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm
If anyone is an avid listener of Hannibal Buress’ podcast Handsome...
Corbyn sketch writer Laurence Howarth speaks out against censorship
on June 21, 2018 at 2:34 pm
Laurence Howarth, whose sketches about Jeremy Corbyn on Tracey Breaks The News,...
Eaten By Lions
on June 21, 2018 at 2:12 pm
Film review by Steve Bennett...
Who's in season 10 of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
on June 21, 2018 at 11:39 am
Netflix trails the return of Jerry Seinfeld's show...
Who's in the next series of Live At The BBC?
on June 21, 2018 at 9:54 am
Stand-up line-up revealed...
Live From The BBC Series 3 line-up revealed
on June 21, 2018 at 9:35 am
Fern Brady, Rhys Nicholson, Suzi Ruffell, Chris Washington, Desiree Burch and...
Reg and Rich do America
on June 21, 2018 at 9:11 am
Two comics make documentaries about the US...
Amy Schumer’s new Spotify podcast, “3 Girls, 1 Keith” is dropping June 21st
by Matt on June 20, 2018 at 9:26 pm
A few weeks back Spotify announced a deal with Amy Schumer to produce an...
Patton Oswalt gives praise to Gary Gulman and Shane Torres for two killer bits he’s envious of
by Matt on June 20, 2018 at 4:16 pm
Patton Oswalt was recently the guest on the Vulture podcast, Good One hosted by...
Edinburgh TV Festival Awards nominations announced
on June 20, 2018 at 11:52 am
Nominees for the 2018 Edinburgh TV Awards have been announced. The End Of The...
Joe Lycett to host Saturday night game show on BBC One
on June 20, 2018 at 7:57 am
Joe Lycett is to host The Time It Takes, a comic game show for BBC One in which...
Bert Kreischer and Todd Glass cook a mean Philly Cheesteak piergoi
by Matt on June 19, 2018 at 8:47 pm
Bert Kreischer’s fantastic All Things Comedy web series,...
BBC announces further new talent commissions
on June 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm
BBC comedy commissioner Shane Allen has announced the corporation's latest...
BBC special to celebrate Sir Lenny Henry on his 60th birthday
on June 19, 2018 at 3:41 pm
To mark his 60th birthday, Sir Lenny Henry is to be at the centre a BBC One...
Pls Like Series 2 confirmed
on June 19, 2018 at 3:12 pm
The BBC has ordered a second series of Pls Like, the BAFTA-nominated comedy...
BBC Four comedy drama to focus on learning disabilities
on June 19, 2018 at 3:07 pm
David Tennant and Jessica Hynes are to take the lead roles in a new comedy...
Daisy Haggard to star as prison leaver in new BBC sitcom
on June 19, 2018 at 2:53 pm
Daisy Haggard is to star in Back To Life, a BBC Three sitcom about a woman...
BBC confirms Motherland Series 2
on June 19, 2018 at 2:43 pm
The BBC has now officially confirmed that Motherland is due to return for a...
Original Horrible Histories team become Ghosts
on June 19, 2018 at 2:38 pm
BBC One has announced a new sitcom about a group of ghosts, created, written by...
Inside No. 9 to return for live special
on June 19, 2018 at 2:19 pm
Ahead of the fifth series of Inside No. 9, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton...
The Roast of Rich Vos is now available, go ahead and pick it up
by Matt on June 19, 2018 at 3:31 am
Last year, we all piled into the Comedy Cellar at The Village Underground in...
Nikki Glaser stopped by “The Tonight Show” and spoke a bit about the cloud and her own insecurity
by Matt on June 18, 2018 at 3:14 pm
On Friday evening Nikki Glaser was the guest comedian on The Tonight Show and...
Emmy consideration for “American Vandal” cannot be overlooked
by Matt on June 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm
Netflix’s original series, American Vandal is easily one of the most...
This week on TV: Detroiters returns and more drunken history
by Matt on June 18, 2018 at 3:36 am
Buckle up! Because this week the wacky hijinks of two best friends who run an...
Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’
by Hadley Freeman on June 16, 2018 at 10:00 am
The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his...
Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan return for Roast Battle Series 2
on June 13, 2018 at 9:00 am
Roast Battle is to return to Comedy Central for a second series, with Jimmy...
Dad's Army blue plaque to be unveiled
on June 12, 2018 at 7:44 pm
Dad's Army's golden anniversary is to be marked next month with a new blue...
Channel 4 orders Joe Lycett's Got Your Back series
on June 12, 2018 at 12:21 pm
Following the success of a non-broadcast pilot, Channel 4 has ordered a full...
Filming starts on The Personal History Of David Copperfield
on June 11, 2018 at 10:13 am
Filming has begun on The Personal History Of David Copperfield, the new film...
BCG partners with revived Comedy Poster Awards
on June 11, 2018 at 10:05 am
After a year's hiatus, the Comedy Poster Awards return to the Edinburgh Fringe...