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Comedian Spencer Jones has filmed a new sitcom pilot for BBC1.He plays the lead role in Mr Winner. Leslie Winner is a hapless but amiable chap prone to accidents. In the pilot episode he... more
Ofcom has confirmed that it will not be investigating complaints from viewers about this year's Comic Relief.The regulator received 338 complaints about this year's show. 117 were for "sexual... more
Channel 4 has greenlit new sitcom Lee & Dean, a five-part series written by Mark O’Sullivan and Miles Chapman, who also star as the eponymous builders Lee and Dean, and co-star Sam Underwood. It... more
Daniel Kitson is to debut a new stand up show at the Roundhouse in London this summer. It is called Something Other Than Everything.He announced the news in his mail-out and I don't think he is very... more
New Statesman writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran are to take part in a discussion about the state of the sitcom, entitled Situation critical: who will save the sitcom?The talk, at 7pm... more
Assembly Festival has announced the first half of its Edinburgh Fringe 2017 programme.This year marks Assembly's return to its old home the Assembly Rooms on George Street in the New Town as well as... more
Filming has started on E4/Netflix production The End of The F***ing World, a darkly comic road trip tale written by Charlie Covell and starring Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden.Based on the... more
Love comedy? Love the Edinburgh Fringe? Here's your opportunity to be one of the panellists who choose the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award winners.Comedy fans have the chance here to join the... more
Comedians Richard Gadd, Susan Calman, Stephen K Amos. Mark Gatiss and Sandi Toksvig are among the stars taking part in Gay Britannia, a forthcoming BBC season of programming marking the 50th... more
South African stand-up comic Nik Rabinowitz is coming to the UK later this year. Rabinowitz has appeared in the UK before and has been a guest on Mock The Week. He also won a gold medal for... more

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