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.
Alex Horne writes Taskmaster book
on April 24, 2018 at 12:06 pm
...as US series starts this week...
Venue pulls Roy Chubby Brown gig
on April 24, 2018 at 11:39 am
Apparently they just realised he might be offensiv...
The Interrogation with Pemberton
by Sophie Davies on April 24, 2018 at 11:32 am
Steve Pemberton will star in new factual drama The Interrogation on...
Alex Horne pens Taskmaster book
on April 24, 2018 at 10:44 am
Taskmaster creator Alex Horne is to publish a book to accompany the show,...
The Taylors and Censored
on April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am
Review of Radio 2's first Funny Fortnight pilots...
Tim Vine pilots football quiz
on April 24, 2018 at 8:54 am
Possible new show for ITV...
ITV plans football quiz show with Tim Vine
on April 23, 2018 at 10:35 pm
Tim Vine will host a new comedy quiz show about football for ITV....
David Cross announces “Oh, Come On” stand-up comedy tour
by Matt on April 23, 2018 at 5:02 pm
David Cross is heading out on the road, and just today he announced the first...
This week on TV: Reggie Watts is the Taskmaster
by Matt on April 23, 2018 at 4:14 pm
This week Reggie Watts will host one of the zaniest game shows that you will...
The Awkward Silence: Bufo Bufo
on April 23, 2018 at 3:18 pm
Live review by Steve Bennett at the New Diorama Theatre, London...
BBC's Comedy Quickies will be around for longer
on April 23, 2018 at 12:21 pm
Commission extended for six more months...
Sally Phillips headlines BBC Wales comedy season
on April 23, 2018 at 11:40 am
BBC Wales has announced a comedy season to broadcast on television this Autumn,...
'Racist pug' YouTuber avoids jail
on April 23, 2018 at 11:07 am
Mark Meechan hit with £800 fin...
Bill Bailey announces West End run
on April 23, 2018 at 10:12 am
Bill Bailey is to bring his latest live show, Larks In Transit, to London for a...
Enjoy a Bailey's at Christmas...
on April 23, 2018 at 9:15 am
Bill announces West End run...
Sally Phillips to star in new BBC mockumentary
on April 23, 2018 at 8:50 am
About the Welsh tourist board...
Inside No. 9 and This Country win BAFTAs
on April 22, 2018 at 9:58 pm
The BAFTA TV Craft Awards 2018 have been held tonight, with the stars of This...
At last! Inside No 9 wins a Bafta
on April 22, 2018 at 9:09 pm
And This Country duo scoop breakthough award...
Amy Schumer: ‘I’m not invincible. I need to slow down’
by Sophie Heawood on April 22, 2018 at 6:00 am
Outrageously rude and shockingly funny, Amy Schumer has always made her...
Pete Latham wins Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition
on April 20, 2018 at 11:18 pm
Comedian Pete Latham has been named best newcomer at the annual Bath Comedy...
Cool Thing To Buy: Andy Woodhull “Stepparenting 2: The Teen Years”
by Matt on April 20, 2018 at 7:22 pm
Andy Woodhull’s new comedy album Stepparenting 2 just hit the stores via...
Trevor Moore tells us about “The Story Of Our Times”
by Andrew Buss on April 20, 2018 at 4:10 pm
Comedy music is a hard thing to pull off. It is just one of those things that,...
Joe Lycett to host The Great British Sewing Bee
on April 20, 2018 at 1:24 pm
BBC Two has confirmed that stand-up comedian Joe Lycett will be the new host of...
Arnab Chanda: ‘I cried when I saw Steve Martin live’
by Harriet Gibsone on April 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The actor, writer and standup on the things that make him laugh the...
BBC confirms This Country special and Series 3
on April 19, 2018 at 11:00 pm
This Country is coming back to BBC Three for an extended-length special late...
The Troopers return: Jay Chandrasekhar and Eric Stolhanske discuss all things “Super Troopers 2”
by Andrew Buss on April 19, 2018 at 6:19 pm
If ever there was a bad omen for something, it would be snow in the middle of...
“GLOW” makes announcement that season 2 is happening on Netflix via an 80s music video
by Matt on April 19, 2018 at 5:37 pm
Just the other day we were wondering when the second season of Netflix’s...
Netflix orders new Idris Elba comedy Turn Up Charlie
on April 19, 2018 at 11:54 am
Idris Elba will star in a new comedy series for Netflix, as a failed DJ and...
Richard Herring gets Emergency Questions publishing deal
on April 19, 2018 at 11:06 am
Richard Herring is to release his biggest collection yet of Emergency Questions...
Jim Carrey crashed Jeff Daniels’ “Conan” interview for an impromptu Dumb & Dumber reunion
by Matt on April 18, 2018 at 2:44 pm
Jeff Daniels was he guest on Conan last night to talk about his new Hulu series...
Comedy Central orders show based on the world of the Comedy Cellar
by Matt on April 18, 2018 at 2:29 pm
Comedy Central announced its 2018 development slate, including five pilot...
Iliza Shlesinger review – dating, mating and crass Mars/Venus cliches
by Brian Logan on April 18, 2018 at 1:14 pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonThe US comic has charisma and craft but reinforces...
The Encounter with Alice Lowe
by Sophie Davies on April 18, 2018 at 8:56 am
Alice Lowe will star in new sci-fi film The Encounter. Set in the 1980s,...
Ali Wong’s next Netflix special, “Hard Knock Wife” is coming on Mother’s Day
by Matt on April 17, 2018 at 2:51 pm
#HardKnockWife out on #MothersDay @netflix A post shared by Ali Wong (@aliwong)...
Marc Maron review – a curious brew of swagger and self-loathing
by Brian Logan on April 17, 2018 at 11:01 am
Royal Festival Hall, LondonThe laidback raconteur gets political and personal...
The Wrong Mans to be re-made in America
on April 17, 2018 at 9:11 am
A remake of The Wrong Mans, the comedy thriller by James Corden and Mathew...
John Mulaney wrote two sketches from this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” almost 10 years ago
by Matt on April 16, 2018 at 10:44 pm
It’s no secret that sometimes sketches don’t make it to air when...
Comedy writer Neil Shand dies aged 84
on April 16, 2018 at 12:33 pm
Neil Shand, who wrote gags for the likes of David Frost, Bob Monkhouse and...
Comedy writer Ronald Chesney dies aged 98
on April 16, 2018 at 12:02 pm
Ronald Chesney - who co-wrote hit sitcoms including On The Buses, The Rag Trade...
Bad Snappers stars sign Comedy Central deal
on April 16, 2018 at 10:22 am
Comedy duo Georgie Fuller and Danni Jackson - who star in hit online series Bad...