News: Katherine Ryan Announces UK Tour

Katherine Ryan has extended the tour of her latest show, Glam Role Model, into 2015 due to popular demand.

In Katherine Ryan’s homeland of Canada, it isn’t unheard of for women to expose their breasts in public. To her amusement, however, here in the UK this questionable pastime actually has a title: ‘glamour modelling’.


News: Joan Rivers Dies

Update 4/9/14: News is coming in that 81-year-old comedian Joan Rivers has died in New York. She had been hospitalised last week. She was reportedly having her vocal chords checked when she suffered respiratory problems and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Her daughter Melissa said she died peacefully surrounded by family and friends.

News: Chortle Awards 2018 - Full Results

Inside No 9, Greg DaviesRobert Webb and Joe Lycett are among the big-name winners of this year's Chortle Awards.


News: Filming Starts On New Series Of Cold Feet

Filming has started on the highly-anticipated eighth series of ITV and Big Talk Productions’ Cold Feet.  

Created by Mike Bullen, Cold Feet stars James Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, Robert Bathurst, Fay Ripley and John Thomson as the nation’s favourite friends as we follow their lives in Manchester. 

News: Alan Partridge Starts Shooting New Show

Filming has begun on This Time With Alan Partridge, the new Partridge project coming to BBC One later this year, a quarter of a century after his BBC debut. 

The show will see Alan (Steve Coogan) handed a career lifeline - the chance to stand in (temporarily) as co-host on This Time, an evening weekday magazine show. 


News: Camping Gets An American Makeover

Camping, the dark comedy by Julia Davis, is to be remade in America by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner.


News: Katherine Ryan & Mark Watson Among Comics Playing New Music & Arts Festival

Katherine Ryan and Mark Watson are among the comedians playing a new music and arts festival set to take place this summer in Alexandra Palace on July 21.


News: Fifth Series Of Inside No. 9 Announced

The BBC has today confirmed that a fifth series of the award-winning Inside No. 9 will come to BBC Two next year.

The announcement follows a very successful fourth series from Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, which kicked off with the highest launch and consolidated rating the show has seen (1.8m).


Review: The Young Offenders, BBC Three

BBC Three must either be cursing Derry Girls or thanking it. The hit Channel 4 sitcom has beaten them to the screens with a ribald comedy charting the lives of badly behaving hormonal Irish schoolkids. On the other hand it has raised the profile of Irish comedy in general which can only be a good thing. And The Young Offenders certainly proves that Derry Girls is no one-off fluke.



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