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News: All Star Benefit Gig In Aid Of Mental Health Charities Marks Anniversary Of Robin Williams' Death

Saturday August 11th is the fifth anniversary of Robin Williams' passing. To mark the anniversary promoters Dec Munro [Test Tube Comedy, Angel Comedy] and Isabelle Adam [ACMS, Comedy Club 4 Kids] are putting on a major benefit gig at the Edinburgh Fringe.


News: Co-Star Says Robin Williams Groped Her On Set

Film star and comedy legend Robin Williams allegedly groped his co-star in TV show Mork and Mindy.

Pam Dawber, who played Mindy during the series which ran from 1978 to 1982, says the star would grab her breasts and bottom and also took all of his clothes off when the show was being filmed. 

Dawber, now 66, has said however that "I never took offence. I mean I was flashed, humped, bumped, grabbed. I think he probably did it to a lot of people … but it was so much fun.”


News: Depression Did Not Drive Robin Williams To Suicide?

The widow of comedian Robin Williams has suggested that it was not depression that drove her husband to take his life in August 2014.

In an interview with People Magazine, Susan Williams says “It was not depression that killed Robin. Depression was one of let’s call it 50 symptoms, and it was a small one.”


News: Robin Williams Dead

The 63-year-old film star/comedian Robin Williams has been found dead at his home in Tiburon, California. A statement from the Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner of Marin County “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.”


Opinion: British Comedy Movies v US Comedy Movies

I'm getting increasingly excited by the prospect of The World's End coming out this summer. The trailers are tantalising, the cast is a classy roll-call of comedy's top brass and the team behind it has already made some of the few recent truly successful British comedy movies.

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