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.
'When we're writing it's like we're 15 again'
on November 21, 2018 at 4:28 pm
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer talk about their comedy partners...
Radio 4 comedies nominated in BBC Audio Awards 2019
on November 21, 2018 at 3:37 pm
A number of Radio 4 comedy series have been nominated in the BBC Audio Drama...
High Hopes star Robert Blythe dies aged 71
on November 21, 2018 at 3:11 pm
Robert Blythe, who played Fagin in the long-running BBC Wales sitcom High...
Russell Brand: My Life by William Shakespeare review – self-help from the Bard
by Brian Logan on November 21, 2018 at 2:45 pm
Bristol Old VicNarrating his life via sonnets and speeches, the motormouth...
Phil Daniels joins Dave sitcom Sliced
on November 21, 2018 at 12:45 pm
Filming starts on pizza-delivery comedy...
Three National Book awards for Adam Kay
on November 21, 2018 at 11:52 am
More accolades for This Is Going To Hurt...
High Hopes' Fagin dies
on November 21, 2018 at 11:33 am
RIP Welsh sitcom star Robert Blyt...
Honorary doctorate for Eddie Izzard
on November 21, 2018 at 9:07 am
Recognition for his championing of languag...
Joel Dommett injured on I'm A Celebrity...
on November 21, 2018 at 8:47 am
Comic needs stitches after a being hit on the head...
What was the family name in Third Rock From The Sun?
on November 20, 2018 at 5:42 pm
Try our Tuesday trivia quiz...
Frankie Boyle's back
on November 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm
End-of-year special for New World Order...
Charlotte Ritchie joins Ghosts
on November 20, 2018 at 4:59 pm
The new sitcom from the Horrible Histories team...
New podcast from James Acaster and Ed Gamble
on November 20, 2018 at 4:50 pm
Duo discuss guests' favourite foods...
David O'Doherty review – delightfully daft tonic in troubled times
by Brian Logan on November 20, 2018 at 8:00 am
The Stables, Milton KeynesFrom imagining Enya as president to a disappointing...
'I check her catsuit for wet patches!' The funny, freaky world of comedy duos
by Interviews by Chris Wiegand on November 20, 2018 at 6:00 am
Sharing bedrooms and backstage nerves, Lazy Susan and Norris & Parker...
The trailer for season 3 of “Crashing” is here
by Matt on November 20, 2018 at 4:32 am
Pete Holmes’ HBO sitcom Crashing is coming back for a third season. This...
Dave Attell and Jeff Ross are prepared to bump mics
by Matt on November 20, 2018 at 3:51 am
It’s here, the trailer for Jeff Ross and Dave Attell’s three-part...
The Beat Goes On: Talking with Loudon Wainwright III
by Andrew Buss on November 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm
“I think that’s what I’ve always tried to do when I’ve...
Watch the trailer for season 3 of Bill Burr’s “F Is For Family”
by Matt on November 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm
Gather around all because Bill Burr’s making a return to Netflix. While...
This week on TV: Trevor Noah is his mother’s son
by Matt on November 19, 2018 at 4:15 am
It’s a short week for most folks as we prepare to stuff ourselves on a...
Marcus Brigstocke review – horned comic fails to give devil his due
by Brian Logan on November 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Blackheath Halls, LondonThe comedian performs in the guise of Lucifer on his...
From improv to Ishtar: the many lives of comedy genius Elaine May
by Ryan Gilbey on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Trailblazing comic, Oscar-nominated writer and acting sensation Elaine May is...
Hari Kondabolu: ‘I’ve had death threats. I’ve unified a continent in hatred of me’
by Interview by Michael Hogan on November 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm
The comedian on his controversial documentary, giving white people the shivers...
John Bluthal dies aged 89
on November 17, 2018 at 3:36 pm
John Bluthal, best remembered as Frank Pickle in The Vicar Of Dibley, has died....
Jessie Cave: ‘I can’t remember jokes. It’s a problem socially … and in my career’
by Harriet Gibsone on November 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The standup, actor and cartoonist on the things that make her laugh the...
BBC Scotland unveils Funny Firsts comedy season
on November 15, 2018 at 3:50 pm
BBC Scotland is to debut a number of new shows online and on TV over November...
Cast revealed for BBC Three comedy drama Back To Life
on November 15, 2018 at 10:48 am
The cast list for Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon's forthcoming BBC Three comedy...
Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson end “2 Dope Queens” podcast with Michelle Obama as final guest
by Matt on November 14, 2018 at 9:52 pm
The incredibly popular podcast 2 Dope Queens which is hosted by comedians...
Steve Carell looks to regain his funny side in these new “Saturday Night Live” promos
by Matt on November 14, 2018 at 9:21 pm
Steve Carell returns this weekend as a host on Saturday Night Live. While...
Demetri Martin brought his guitar to “Late Show w/Stephen Colbert” and performed some jokes
by Matt on November 14, 2018 at 9:08 pm
Demetri Martin was the guest comedian last night on The Late Show w/Stephen...
Dominic Cooper to star in Sky comedy pilot Peacock
on November 14, 2018 at 5:14 pm
Dominic Cooper is to star in Peacock, a pilot for Sky One about a physical...
The Inbetweeners to host 10 year birthday show
on November 14, 2018 at 8:51 am
The cast of The Inbetweeners are to reunite to feature in a two-hour Channel 4...
Jonathan Van Ness and his quest for stand-up
by Andrew Buss on November 13, 2018 at 5:13 pm
Very few things in life are truly ‘overnight’. The whole notion of...
BBC Wales renews Tourist Trap and The Tuckers
on November 13, 2018 at 2:17 pm
BBC One Wales has ordered a full series of Steve Speirs sitcom The Tuckers, and...
Radio 4 reveals new comedy shows for 2019
on November 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm
Rowan Atkinson, Harry Hill, Jack Dee, Zoe Lyons, Mark Steel, Bridget Christie...
Harry Enfield to play Richard Branson in new BBC comedy
on November 13, 2018 at 9:10 am
Harry Enfield is to play Sir Richard Branson in Island Of Dreams, a new BBC Two...
Can Harry Hill teach kids to be funny?
by Brian Logan on November 13, 2018 at 6:00 am
The big-collared clown’s new touring show is a galloping riot of idiocy...
Watch the trailer for season 3 of “Those Who Can’t”
by Matt on November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am
It’s been a hot minute since we’ve had ourselves a new season of...
Natalie Palamides: ‘I’ve had two perms. I regret neither. Fuzzy hair's gr8’
by Harriet Gibsone on November 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The American standup, writer and 2017 Edinburgh best newcomer winner on the...
Jerry Seinfeld announces four London dates in summer 2019
by Chris Wiegand on November 9, 2018 at 11:48 am
Superstar comic will give first UK performances in seven years at the...