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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

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

Andy Parsons ponders the falling crime rates

Andy Parsons ponders the falling crime rates

Published 12th March

Andy Parsons stand-up DVD goes out on Comedy Central this Saturday. In this blog he tries to work out why crime rates in the UK have fallen. Read

Classic Comedy Year: 1990

Classic Comedy Year: 1990

Published 10th March

A look back at 1990, the year that saw Mrs Thatcher leave No 10, the Buckets and Meldrews appear on television and Jim Davidson on the verge of a Big Break. Read

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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

Michael McIntyre Series 2

Michael McIntyre Series 2

The BBC has ordered a second series of Michael McIntyre's chat show. He will return to BBC1 later this year. Read

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

Channel 4 has launched three more mini-series on the internet under its Comedy Blaps branding. Read

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray has announced a new Pub Landlord UK tour titled One Man, One Guvnor: 20 years at the lager top. Read

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane is to host Vidiots, a panel show pilot in which comedians compete over viral video clips. Read

Underbelly Festival returns

Underbelly Festival returns

The Udderbelly Festival is back on London's Southbank until the 13th July. Lots of comedy on offer. Read

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Comedian Doc Brown will be offering free mentorship and career guidance via the Noise Festival website. Info

Jason Manford footy shows

Jason Manford footy shows

Channel Dave has signed up Jason Manford to provide the voiceover for three football-based specials. Read