It’s the innocuous opinion pieces that seem to get me into the most hot water. Last Friday I wrote about the fact that Comedy Central UK was making a stand-up series fronted by Russell Howard, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, but was no longer making The Alternative Comedy Experience, the show...
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Trevor Noah is to be the new host of The Daily Show. It has been reported that he will take over later this year from long-standing host Jon Stewart, who announced he was leaving in February.Noah has been a success in his appearances as one of the Comedy Central topical show's roving reporters and...
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Monty Python stars Michael Palin and Terry Jones were reunited yesterday at the Museum of Comedy in Holborn. They were the guests of comedy historian Robert Ross for a special recording of his podcast Robert Ross Requests The Pleasure.Following a screening of their 1969 Python precursor The...
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James Corden and Mathew Baynton have received a Bafta TV Craft Awards nomination in the Writer: Comedy category for The Wrong Mans. Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have also been nominated...
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The historic market town of Barnard Castle is to get its own comedy festival. The County Durham town will welcome some of the world's top stand-ups for a jam-packed day of funnies at The Witham Arts...
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Russell Howard is set to host his first ever stand-up TV show on Comedy Central. The 10-part series, Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central, will air in late April.The series is filmed in front of a live...
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Every comedian gets the TV series they deserve. Grumpy stand-ups get sitcoms in which they play grumpy versions of themselves. Snappy stand-ups get shiny floor comedies.And so master improvisor Ross...
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Sarah Millican has announced a major new UK tour. It is called Outsider and starts in Stockton on October 15, 2015 and at the moment finishes on September 23, 2016 in Leicester.Tickets go on sale to...
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