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Chris Addison podcast interview

Chris Addison podcast interview

The British Comedy Guide's interview podcast is back. Dave Cohen talks in-depth to Chris Addison about his career, and how his new sitcom Trying Again made it to TV.

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Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis introduces Sniggers With Attitude, the sketch show he has made for London Live, and talks about topics such as the lack of black actors on TV. Read

TV Comedy Preview: 14th to 20th April 2014

TV Comedy Preview: 14th to 20th April 2014

A panel show celebrating the history of BBC Two, and a sketch show pilot called Sniggers With Attitude are amongst our TV picks for this week. Read

Tommy Cooper drama - photo gallery

Tommy Cooper drama - photo gallery

Photos from ITV's new drama focusing on Tommy Cooper. The comic magician is played by David Threlfall. View

Bob Larbey interview

Bob Larbey interview

In this interview, top sitcom writer Bob Larbey - who died last week - talks about starting out, creating The Good Life, and the sitcom idea he never could get made. Read

Greg Davies podcast

Greg Davies podcast

Stand-up comedian and actor Greg Davies is a very funny man indeed - as he demonstrates in this interview for Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast. Listen

Monty Python's 5 best comedy songs

Monty Python's 5 best comedy songs

Published 25th March

With a new Monty Python music album on the way, it seems like a good time to re-live some of the comedy group's classic songs. Read

Tom Hollander and Olivia Colman interview

Tom Hollander and Olivia Colman interview

Published 24th March

Tom Hollander and Olivia Colman talk about what is in store in the third series of Rev. Read

You can't see the join - A tribute to Ernie Wise

You can't see the join - A tribute to Ernie Wise

Published 21st March

Comedy enthusiast Georgy Jamieson pays tribute to one half of Britain's favourite comedy duo, the legend Ernie Wise, on the 15th anniversary of his death. Read

Knowing when to stop: brevity in sitcom

Knowing when to stop: brevity in sitcom

Published 13th March

"It's just not funny anymore!" - In light of high-profile sitcom resurrections, comedy fan David Allan discusses the art of ending a sitcom at the right time. Read

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Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson, Ralf Little and Stephen Tompkinson are to star in a brand new sitcom pilot for ITV. Read

Marcus Brigstocke interview

Marcus Brigstocke interview

A snapped heel, torn cruciate and broken relationship - 2014 has been turbulent for Marcus Brigstocke. Read

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

Julia Davis has written and is starring in a new pilot about a breakfast TV host, called Morning Has Broken. Read

Trigger Happy TV USA

Trigger Happy TV USA

Dom Joly is reportedly having another go at taking his prank show Trigger Happy TV to America. Read

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling, the improvised comedy series which sees Ross Noble travelling the UK, is to return. Read

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle is amongst the stars talking part in a read-through for Wildlife, a new sitcom pilot. Read

Damn the Torpedoes!

Damn the Torpedoes!

BFBS Radio, the British armed forces broadcaster, is launching Damn the Torpedoes!, a new sketch show. Read