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 attempts to propose to his girlfriend.    

There is a screening of the pre-recorded episode...

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Never mind the new competitors this time round, what about the new face-fuzz on Greg Davies? The towering presenter is either nurturing designer stubble, belatedly growing a hipster beard or has just been too busy to shave for the first episode of the new series of Taskmaster. But actually that’...

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Improvising hip hop combo Abandoman has been forced to cancel a run of gigs in New Zealand after front man Rob Broderick injured himself during a show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Broderick is reported to have fractured his knee after falling from the stage. Promoter of...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 on May 22...
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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...
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