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.
Ben Bailey Smith on groovy dancing, UK rap stars and quiz show hell
by Guardian TV on January 22, 2019 at 2:09 pm
The rapper, standup and actor – AKA Doc Brown – answered your...
Baking comedy drama Love Sarah now filming
on January 22, 2019 at 1:55 pm
Celia Imrie is starring in a new comedy drama film about an extended family of...
Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives to star in new comedy drama Guilt
on January 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm
Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives will star in a new BBC Scotland comedy drama...
Comedy Central to air Chris Ramsey's special
on January 22, 2019 at 10:47 am
Stand-up show recorded in his home town...
Barry Humphries returns to London
on January 22, 2019 at 10:01 am
To host a silent comedy showcas...
Eddie Izzard to launch his new film in London
on January 21, 2019 at 5:58 pm
Australia Day(ish) premiere for The Flip Sid...
Sandi Toksvig Live! National Trevor
on January 21, 2019 at 4:57 pm
Gig review by Steve Bennett at the Royal Festival Hall, London...
It Ain't Half Hot Mum – where are they now?
on January 21, 2019 at 3:04 pm
Whatever happened to the cast of the sitcom...
Shortlists announced in comedy.co.uk awards
on January 21, 2019 at 12:20 pm
Based on public votes...
Leicester Mercury competition to be broadcast on the radio
on January 21, 2019 at 12:02 pm
The prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year new act competition is...
Smack The Pony plan a reunion
on January 21, 2019 at 11:05 am
Comeback for Fiona Allen, Sally Phillips and Doon Mackichan's sketch show?...
Jerry Springer: The Opera returns to the British stage
on January 21, 2019 at 10:53 am
New production comes to Manchester this summer...
Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 shortlist
on January 21, 2019 at 10:00 am
The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 have been...
Leicester festival's new comics to be broadcast to the nation
on January 21, 2019 at 9:50 am
Event signs sponsorship deal with radio station Union Jack...
Little and Large, together again
on January 20, 2019 at 1:03 pm
Duo reunite at Bristol's Slapstick Comedy Festiva...
Windsor Davies dies aged 88
on January 19, 2019 at 11:40 am
Comedy actor Windsor Davies - best known for playing the sergeant major in It...
Take an exclusive first listen to a clip from Greg Stone’s debut album, “The Amazing Greg Stone”
by Matt on January 18, 2019 at 8:47 pm
Next month, comedian Greg Stone will release his debut stand-up comedy album...
Missing Likely Lads and Till Death Us Do Part recovered
on January 18, 2019 at 6:36 pm
Three missing sitcom episodes - two of The Likely Lads and one of Till Death Us...
The Twists and Turns of Howie Mandel
by Andrew Buss on January 18, 2019 at 4:58 pm
It’s 1979, as he graces the stage, nervously pacing around, a...
Flo & Joan: ‘I had a recurring nightmare Marilyn Manson would chase me on a horse'
by Harriet Gibsone on January 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The British musical comedy sisters on the things that make them laugh the...
Rachel Brosnahan searches for clues in this week’s “Saturday Night Live” promos
by Matt on January 18, 2019 at 2:35 am
This weekend Saturday Night Live returns for its first show of 2019. With it...
Watch a teaser of Jason Reitman’s sequel to original “Ghostbusters” film franchise
by Matt on January 16, 2019 at 5:59 pm
A lot has happened in the Ghostbusters world the last 24 hours. Sony has...
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer told Jimmy Kimmel about the final season of “Broad City”
by Matt on January 16, 2019 at 5:05 pm
Well folks, it’s really unfortunate to come to the realization that Broad...
Mark Watson to host 26 hour live show
on January 16, 2019 at 4:49 pm
To tie in with the London Marathon and the launch of a new podcast, Mark Watson...
Romesh's Look Back To The Future to return in 2019
on January 16, 2019 at 3:50 pm
Sky comedy series Romesh's Look Back To The Future is to return in 2019....
Cast revealed for Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes
on January 16, 2019 at 10:02 am
The cast for Gold's forthcoming series Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes has been...
Watch the season 2 trailer for Tracy Morgan’s “The Last O.G.”
by Matt on January 15, 2019 at 9:03 pm
Tracy Morgan returns to TBS for the second season of The Last O.G.. Last season...
A doctor interviewed 500+ stand-up comics, then gave a Tedx talk about the comedian brain
by Matt on January 15, 2019 at 6:36 pm
Hey, so if you’re a comedian, this TEDx talk is for you as it helps you...
Chris Distefano tells a story about the time his dad almost beat up a priest
by Matt on January 15, 2019 at 6:08 pm
Chris Distefano’s new stand-up comedy special, Size 38 Waist is set to...
Les Dennis to star in new film Sideshow
on January 15, 2019 at 5:43 pm
Les Dennis is to play a washed-up psychic in a new black comedy film. Filming...
Carol Channing, star of Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, dies aged 97
by Chris Wiegand on January 15, 2019 at 12:31 pm
Celebrated for her performances in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly!...
Stath Lets Flats to return for Series 2
on January 15, 2019 at 9:21 am
Stath Lets Flats, the Channel 4 sitcom written by and starring Jamie Demetriou,...
Mackenzie Crook and Sarah Kendall win Writers' Guild Awards
on January 14, 2019 at 10:19 pm
Detectorists creator Mackenzie Crook and Radio 4 star Sarah Kendall are amongst...
An exclusive listen to a clip from Hampton Yount’s upcoming album, “Able”
by Matt on January 14, 2019 at 9:13 pm
Comedian Hampton Yount is set to release a new stand-up album on March 5th. The...
Watch Sean Finnerty’s debut on “The Tonight Show”
by Matt on January 14, 2019 at 5:48 pm
Irish comedian Sean Finnerty has lived in the US for the last few years now. On...
Comedy Central orders travel series The Comedy Bus
on January 14, 2019 at 9:58 am
Joel Dommett, Iain Stirling, Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell, Darren Harriott and Kiri...
Wanda Sykes review – tough anti-Trump tirade is a potent tonic
by Brian Logan on January 13, 2019 at 1:23 pm
Union Chapel, LondonLife still holds surprises for a woman of 54, including the...
Sky orders dead cop comedy series Code 404
on January 11, 2019 at 3:37 pm
Stephen Graham and Daniel Mays will star in Code 404, a new Sky One comedy...
Olga Koch: ‘Funniest meal? An omelette that tasted a whole lot like bull testicles’
by Harriet Gibsone on January 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The Russian-born standup on the things that make her laugh the mostAhir Shah. I...
Keep review – want a list of every single thing in Daniel Kitson's house?
by Brian Logan on January 10, 2019 at 1:16 pm
Battersea Arts Centre, LondonThe storyteller sets out to list all 20,000 of his...