British Comedy Guide 2019 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2019.

December 2019

  1. Comedian proposes to girlfriend on stage
    Thursday 12th December 2019
  2. The Office voted best Christmas sitcom special
    Wednesday 11th December 2019
  3. Arthur Askey TV series recovered
    Friday 6th December 2019
  4. Chortle Comedy Book Festival 2020 line-up revealed
    Friday 6th December 2019
  5. This Country to be re-made in America
    Thursday 5th December 2019
  6. Vlad Ilich wins Up The Creek's One To Watch competition
    Thursday 5th December 2019
  7. Writers' Guild Awards 2020 shortlist
    Wednesday 4th December 2019
  8. Lost Voice Guy named Ents24 Hardest Working Comedian
    Monday 2nd December 2019
  9. Michael McIntyre's Big Show wins Rose d'Or Award
    Monday 2nd December 2019

November 2019

  1. Jeremy Hardy tribute book to be published
    Friday 29th November 2019
  2. People Just Do Nothing head to Japan for new film
    Thursday 28th November 2019
  3. Python release new country version of I'm So Worried
    Wednesday 27th November 2019
  4. Jonathan Miller dies aged 85
    Wednesday 27th November 2019
  5. Dave commissions new food show with Big Zuu and stand-ups
    Tuesday 26th November 2019
  6. Casting announced for Upstart Crow stage show
    Tuesday 26th November 2019
  7. BBC Scotland reveals new sitcom pilots
    Tuesday 26th November 2019
  8. Channel 4 to live stream comedy on Tuesday
    Monday 25th November 2019
  9. BBC Radio reveals festive comedy highlights 2019
    Monday 25th November 2019
  10. Election interviews for Scot Squad
    Sunday 24th November 2019
  11. Ben Stiller to re-make Channel 4's Home for USA
    Saturday 23rd November 2019
  12. The Young Offenders to return for Series 3
    Friday 22nd November 2019
  13. Matt Lucas and David Walliams consider TV reunion
    Friday 22nd November 2019
  14. Taskmaster moves to Channel 4
    Friday 22nd November 2019
  15. Vicki Pepperdine and Morgana Robinson star in Radio 2 comedy
    Friday 22nd November 2019
  16. BBC One passes on Scarborough Series 2
    Thursday 21st November 2019
  17. Shopping With Keith Lemon Series 2 confirmed
    Thursday 21st November 2019
  18. Comedies shortlisted for Broadcast Awards 2020
    Thursday 21st November 2019
  19. Lenny Henry and Stephen Fry to guest star in Doctor Who
    Thursday 21st November 2019
  20. Comedies shortlisted for BBC Audio Awards 2020
    Tuesday 19th November 2019
  21. Back To Life Series 2 confirmed
    Tuesday 19th November 2019
  22. Adam Buxton to publish Ramble Book
    Monday 18th November 2019
  23. Channel 4's Alternative Election Night to return
    Monday 18th November 2019
  24. Last Of The Summer Wine star Jean Fergusson dies aged 74
    Friday 15th November 2019
  25. Sally Phillips making Swedish rom-com film
    Friday 15th November 2019
  26. Tony Slattery to present mental health TV documentary
    Thursday 14th November 2019
  27. Comedian Jon Harvey to take on Boris Johnson as Count Binface
    Thursday 14th November 2019
  28. Jayde Adams to present Channel 4 food show
    Thursday 14th November 2019
  29. 52 Times Britain Was A Bellend gets TV deal
    Wednesday 13th November 2019
  30. The Darling Buds Of May set for comeback
    Wednesday 13th November 2019
  31. ITV to launch John Bishop At The Weekend
    Wednesday 13th November 2019
  32. Bec Hill films virtual reality version of her live show
    Friday 8th November 2019
  33. Third series for Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
    Thursday 7th November 2019
  34. British comedies nominated for 2019 Rose d'Or Awards
    Wednesday 6th November 2019
  35. Taskmaster to move to Channel 4?
    Wednesday 6th November 2019
  36. Evaldas Karosas wins Beat The Frog 2019
    Tuesday 5th November 2019
  37. Lucy Porter and Brenda Gilhooly to pilot Add And Delete
    Monday 4th November 2019
  38. Alexei Sayle to tour in 2020
    Monday 4th November 2019
  39. Winston Gregory wins Chorts! 2019 video competition
    Sunday 3rd November 2019
  40. Dave to launch CALM stand-up showcase
    Friday 1st November 2019

October 2019

  1. New online sitcom with BCG Pro writers announced
    Tuesday 29th October 2019
  2. Filming starts on Friday Night Dinner Series 6
    Monday 28th October 2019
  3. Little Britain to return for Brexit special
    Sunday 27th October 2019
  4. Comedians donate jokes to fundraising poster
    Friday 25th October 2019
  5. Rob Brydon to tour with his band in 2020
    Wednesday 23rd October 2019
  6. Defending The Guilty Series 2 confirmed
    Wednesday 23rd October 2019
  7. Python special features revealed
    Monday 21st October 2019
  8. Jon & Lucy trial Channel 4's own One Show
    Monday 21st October 2019
  9. Paul O'Grady to pilot Saturday night show
    Friday 18th October 2019
  10. Red Dwarf to return for two hour special
    Friday 18th October 2019
  11. Leicester Fest to work with elderly audiences
    Thursday 17th October 2019
  12. Comic Relief launches monthly club night
    Thursday 17th October 2019
  13. BBC Two to launch new comedy series The Witchfinder
    Thursday 17th October 2019
  14. Channel 4 to screen Brexit comedy How Europe Stole My Mum
    Wednesday 16th October 2019
  15. Guest judges lined-up for Series 4 of Roast Battle
    Tuesday 15th October 2019
  16. Actor Stephen Moore dies aged 81
    Saturday 12th October 2019
  17. Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan host Royal Variety Performance 2019
    Thursday 10th October 2019
  18. Casting revealed for Comedy Playhouse pilot Bumps
    Wednesday 9th October 2019
  19. Ghosts gets 3rd series as BBC renews iPlayer focus
    Tuesday 8th October 2019
  20. Semi-Detached starring Lee Mack to return for full series
    Tuesday 8th October 2019
  21. Sky orders Redknapp's Weekend Warm-Up pilot
    Friday 4th October 2019
  22. David Walliams to host National TV Awards
    Friday 4th October 2019
  23. Comedy Central orders online shows from Rosie Jones & Desiree Burch
    Friday 4th October 2019
  24. New comedy coming to Scotland's Central FM
    Wednesday 2nd October 2019
  25. Iain Stirling to record Amazon special
    Tuesday 1st October 2019
  26. Ricky Tomlinson and Ralf Little to star in Gold travel series
    Tuesday 1st October 2019
  27. BBC confirms third series for Motherland
    Tuesday 1st October 2019

September 2019

  1. Jason Manford to host BBC comedy gameshow First And Last
    Friday 27th September 2019
  2. Joe Lycett hosts Stand Up To Cancer quiz on Amazon Alexa
    Thursday 26th September 2019
  3. Phoenix Nights to be shown in arenas
    Thursday 26th September 2019
  4. Upstart Crow to become a stage show
    Wednesday 25th September 2019
  5. Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs Amazon deal
    Tuesday 24th September 2019
  6. Mark Dolan to host new panel show on Union JACK radio
    Tuesday 24th September 2019
  7. Taskmaster becomes a board game
    Tuesday 24th September 2019
  8. Cast revealed for new football comedy from Inbetweeners writers
    Monday 23rd September 2019
  9. Fleabag wins multiple Emmy awards
    Monday 23rd September 2019
  10. Jennifer Saunders to star in Blithe Spirit tour
    Friday 20th September 2019
  11. Funny Women Awards 2019 winners
    Friday 20th September 2019
  12. Star cast revealed for new Worzel Gummidge
    Thursday 19th September 2019
  13. Cast revealed for Pegg & Frost sitcom Truth Seekers
    Thursday 19th September 2019
  14. Sue Perkins to host Radio 4 comedy about nature
    Thursday 19th September 2019
  15. BBC Radio Wales renews Bravo Two Charlies
    Tuesday 17th September 2019
  16. Gold announces new sitcom Sandylands
    Tuesday 17th September 2019
  17. Keith Lemon to co-host Channel 4 craft series
    Monday 16th September 2019
  18. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Comedy Club to return
    Monday 16th September 2019
  19. Emmy awards for BBC Two's State Of The Union
    Monday 16th September 2019
  20. Shakespeare & Hathaway gets two more series
    Monday 9th September 2019
  21. Stewart Lee to launch his new book from a barge
    Monday 9th September 2019
  22. New audio version of Up Pompeii! stage show
    Monday 9th September 2019
  23. Gold announces Dial M For Middlesbrough star cast
    Monday 9th September 2019
  24. Blue plaque unveiled for 'Allo 'Allo!
    Saturday 7th September 2019
  25. Romesh Ranganathan curates Sky shorts series
    Friday 6th September 2019
  26. Ben Elton rules out Blackadder return
    Friday 6th September 2019
  27. Tim Renkow comedy Jerk to return
    Thursday 5th September 2019
  28. 3 new Carry On films planned
    Tuesday 3rd September 2019
  29. Newly restored Tony Hancock films and special cinema screening
    Monday 2nd September 2019
  30. Mel B joins Celebrity Juice as team captain
    Sunday 1st September 2019

August 2019

  1. Michael Legge to record stand-up show for Radio 4
    Thursday 29th August 2019
  2. Jordan Brookes wins Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2019
    Saturday 24th August 2019
  3. Malcolm Hardee Awards 2019 results
    Saturday 24th August 2019
  4. Sky to air Sarah Kendall comedy
    Friday 23rd August 2019
  5. Russell Kane announces memoir Son Of A Silverback
    Friday 23rd August 2019
  6. Finlay Christie wins So You Think You're Funny? 2019
    Friday 23rd August 2019
  7. Brenda Blethyn in new Hamilton & Jenkin ITV sitcom
    Friday 23rd August 2019
  8. Comedians' Choice Awards 2019 winners
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  9. Lucy Montgomery & Rhys Thomas get Comedy Playhouse pilot
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  10. Jennifer Saunders & Tom Allen join There's Something About Movies
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  11. Malcolm Hardee Awards 2019 nominations
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  12. Sky orders Brassic Series 2
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  13. Amused Moose Comedy Award 2019 winners
    Thursday 22nd August 2019
  14. Limmy's Homemade Show gets series
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  15. Sophie Willan sitcom joins 2019 New On Two
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  16. Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist 2019
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  17. Sara Pascoe gets BBC Two sitcom
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  18. Channel 4 commissions female Muslim sitcom Lady Parts
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  19. Channel 4 orders another series of Home
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  20. Olga Koch takes Fight to Radio 4
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  21. There She Goes moved to BBC Two for new series
    Wednesday 21st August 2019
  22. Babatunde Aleshe wins Amused Moose New Comic Award
    Tuesday 20th August 2019
  23. Channel 4 orders flesh-eating comedy drama horror
    Monday 19th August 2019
  24. Olaf Falafel wins Dave's Joke of the Fringe
    Monday 19th August 2019
  25. Comedy Poster Awards 2019 winners announced
    Saturday 17th August 2019
  26. Janine Harouni wins BBC New Comedy Award 2019
    Thursday 15th August 2019
  27. Tom Allen gets Channel 4 pilot
    Thursday 15th August 2019
  28. Channel 4 orders more Joe Lycett's Got Your Back
    Thursday 15th August 2019
  29. Tom Allen announced as new The Apprentice: You're Fired host
    Monday 12th August 2019
  30. Rose Matafeo gets BBC Three sitcom Starstruck
    Monday 12th August 2019
  31. Nicholas Parsons misses Just A Minute recordings
    Wednesday 7th August 2019
  32. Amazon buys Pegg & Frost's ghost hunting comedy
    Tuesday 6th August 2019
  33. Malcolm Hardee Awards return
    Tuesday 6th August 2019
  34. Dominic Frisby selected as Brexit Party candidate
    Monday 5th August 2019

July 2019

  1. Special edition Fleabag script book announced
    Wednesday 31st July 2019
  2. Chris Ramsey joins Strictly 2019
    Wednesday 31st July 2019
  3. 'Werewolf: Live' signs TV development deal
    Wednesday 31st July 2019
  4. Second series for Radio Wales's Relocation
    Tuesday 30th July 2019
  5. Comedy actors to voice The Tiger Who Came To Tea
    Monday 29th July 2019
  6. Titania McGrath TV show in development
    Thursday 25th July 2019
  7. Amazon announces six comedy specials
    Thursday 25th July 2019
  8. Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy to be re-made in America
    Thursday 25th July 2019
  9. BBC Comedy Shorts 2019 revealed
    Tuesday 23rd July 2019
  10. Joe Thomas to star in 'What's In A Name?' tour
    Monday 22nd July 2019
  11. BBC Two to broadcast Frankie Boyle's Tour Of Scotland
    Monday 22nd July 2019
  12. BBC to broadcast Miranda reunion
    Friday 19th July 2019
  13. Keith Lemon & Paddy McGuinness launch MovieFest screening events
    Thursday 18th July 2019
  14. Rob Beckett to host social media highlights show
    Thursday 18th July 2019
  15. E4 to pilot The Colonel Banjoko Show
    Thursday 18th July 2019
  16. E4 orders Dead Pixels Series 2
    Thursday 18th July 2019
  17. Al Murray announces major tour extension
    Wednesday 17th July 2019
  18. Year Of The Rabbit writers plan Series 2
    Tuesday 16th July 2019
  19. John-Luke Roberts to tour new show
    Monday 15th July 2019
  20. Billy Connolly stand-up show to be screened in cinemas
    Monday 15th July 2019
  21. Michael McIntyre's Big Show to record at London Palladium
    Monday 15th July 2019
  22. Sofie Hagen announces 2019-20 tour
    Saturday 13th July 2019
  23. Billy Connolly to publish storytelling book
    Friday 12th July 2019
  24. Channel 4 confirms Tez O'Clock series
    Thursday 11th July 2019
  25. Ricky Gervais wins Richard Dawkins Award
    Thursday 11th July 2019
  26. Taskmaster Series 9 contestants revealed
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  27. Jennifer Saunders to captain team in Sport Relief netball match
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  28. David Baddiel signs deal to write four more children's books
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  29. Lou Sanders announces 'Step-Mummy' tour
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  30. The Goodies crowdfunding 50th anniversary film documentary
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  31. This Country star Michael Sleggs dies aged 33
    Wednesday 10th July 2019
  32. Mark Maier wins £10,001 Petfringe 2019 competition
    Sunday 7th July 2019
  33. Griff Rhys Jones reveals 2019 tour
    Friday 5th July 2019
  34. Adam Kay And Mark Watson host Audible special
    Friday 5th July 2019
  35. Josie Long announces 2020 tour
    Friday 5th July 2019
  36. Joe Lycett to take over from Richard Ayoade as Travel Man
    Friday 5th July 2019
  37. Dinner party show I'll Get This to return
    Thursday 4th July 2019
  38. Fleabag & Hounslow Diaries win Broadcast Digital Awards
    Thursday 4th July 2019
  39. Adam Kay announces Christmas tour
    Monday 1st July 2019
  40. Lenny Henry to front Gold series about comedy and race
    Monday 1st July 2019

June 2019

  1. Blackadder stars meet to discuss Series 5
    Sunday 30th June 2019
  2. Jacob Hawley hosts BBC podcast about drug culture
    Friday 28th June 2019
  3. Darren Harriott announces Good Heart Yute tour
    Friday 28th June 2019
  4. Christina Bianco to tour First Impressions show
    Friday 28th June 2019
  5. Max & Ivan to tour new show Commitment in 2020
    Friday 28th June 2019
  6. In My Skin series confirmed
    Friday 28th June 2019
  7. A League Of Their Own reveals guest hosts
    Friday 28th June 2019
  8. Monty Python's 50th anniversary details
    Wednesday 26th June 2019
  9. Maisie Williams to star in Sky comedy Two Weeks To Live
    Wednesday 26th June 2019
  10. Comedians to perform songs from musicals on Comedy Central
    Wednesday 26th June 2019
  11. The Windsors Series 3 confirmed
    Tuesday 25th June 2019
  12. Alan Carr confirms There's Something About Movies Series 2
    Tuesday 25th June 2019
  13. Kojo Anim announces debut tour
    Monday 24th June 2019
  14. Kind Hearts And Coronets gets stage adaptation by Stephen Fry
    Friday 21st June 2019
  15. Stephen K Amos to tour new show Everyman
    Friday 21st June 2019
  16. Iain Stirling announces 2020 tour
    Friday 21st June 2019
  17. Hypothetical Series 2 confirmed
    Friday 21st June 2019
  18. Lenny Henry to host Morecambe & Wise retrospective series
    Friday 21st June 2019
  19. Cold Feet Series 9 confirmed
    Thursday 20th June 2019
  20. David Walliams and Sian Gibson to star in Cinderella comedy
    Thursday 20th June 2019
  21. This Country stars to publish tie-in book
    Wednesday 19th June 2019
  22. ITV bans all-male comedy writers' rooms
    Tuesday 18th June 2019
  23. Geoff Norcott to examine class war in BBC Two documentary
    Tuesday 18th June 2019
  24. Famalam gets third series and special
    Monday 17th June 2019
  25. Paul Sinha reveals Parkinson's disease diagnosis
    Friday 14th June 2019
  26. Glenn Moore announces first tour
    Friday 14th June 2019
  27. The Trip To Greece to air on Sky One in 2020
    Friday 14th June 2019
  28. Derry Girls and Would I Lie To You? win Televisual Awards
    Friday 14th June 2019
  29. BBC One commissions Tom Davis's King Gary
    Thursday 13th June 2019
  30. Cast revealed for Aisling Bea's comedy This Way Up
    Thursday 13th June 2019
  31. Miles Jupp to star as ex-PM in Radio 4 sitcom
    Thursday 13th June 2019
  32. BBC defends Jo Brand's battery acid comment
    Wednesday 12th June 2019
  33. Comedies in the running for Edinburgh TV Awards 2019
    Wednesday 12th June 2019
  34. Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 winners
    Wednesday 12th June 2019
  35. Tom Rosenthal announces debut stand-up tour
    Wednesday 12th June 2019
  36. John Bishop announces work in progress dates
    Wednesday 12th June 2019
  37. BBC's Two Pints Of Lager to return
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  38. Only Fools And Horses The Musical extended into 2020
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  39. Stewart Lee to publish March Of The Lemmings book
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  40. Filming starts on The Young Offenders Series 2
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  41. Sara Pascoe to star in BBC Two travel series
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  42. Dave Gorman to present new series on Dave
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  43. Gold orders Dial M For Middlesbrough
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  44. Dave orders sitcom starring Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont
    Tuesday 11th June 2019
  45. Comedian Dave Evans dies
    Monday 10th June 2019
  46. NextUp to double output
    Monday 10th June 2019
  47. Comedians to perform at Royal Shakespeare Company festival
    Monday 10th June 2019
  48. Comedians join Who Do You Think You Are? Series 16
    Monday 10th June 2019
  49. Olivia Colman gets CBE & Griff Rhys Jones gets OBE
    Saturday 8th June 2019
  50. Daliso Chaponda announces tour
    Friday 7th June 2019
  51. BBC orders three more series of Not Going Out
    Friday 7th June 2019
  52. Channel 4 orders topical Judge Rinder series
    Thursday 6th June 2019
  53. Harry Hill to host Junior Bake Off
    Thursday 6th June 2019
  54. E4 orders bluffing series Pants On Fire
    Thursday 6th June 2019
  55. Mackenzie Crook's Worzel Gummidge begins filming
    Thursday 6th June 2019
  56. David Baddiel to tour in 2020
    Thursday 6th June 2019
  57. Blue plaque for 'Allo 'Allo! announced
    Wednesday 5th June 2019
  58. Hugh Laurie to receive outstanding achievement award
    Wednesday 5th June 2019
  59. Matt Berry plans more Toast Of London
    Wednesday 5th June 2019
  60. Suzi Ruffell announces 2019 tour
    Wednesday 5th June 2019
  61. Kurupt FM podcast to launch on Audible
    Tuesday 4th June 2019
  62. Ross Noble announces 2020 tour
    Tuesday 4th June 2019
  63. Ed Gamble and Matthew Crosby join Radio X
    Tuesday 4th June 2019
  64. Flo & Joan to record special
    Monday 3rd June 2019
  65. Gold orders new sitcom The Cockfields
    Monday 3rd June 2019
  66. Derry Girls, Hang Ups and Inside No. 9 up for South Bank Awards
    Monday 3rd June 2019

May 2019

  1. John Shuttleworth announces 2020 tour and new book
    Friday 31st May 2019
  2. Good Omens merchandise and exhibition revealed
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  3. Comedy stars to take part in Whodunnit spoof play
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  4. ITV orders Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow series
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  5. Jack Dee announces 2019 tour
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  6. The Stand Up Sketch Show gets second series
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  7. Don't Hate The Playaz Series 2 confirmed
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  8. The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk series ordered
    Thursday 30th May 2019
  9. Jack Whitehall to star in Clifford The Big Red Dog movie
    Wednesday 29th May 2019
  10. Clement & La Frenais to publish memoir
    Wednesday 29th May 2019
  11. ITV orders sport-themed comedy clip show
    Tuesday 28th May 2019
  12. Gavin & Stacey to return
    Tuesday 28th May 2019
  13. Ghosts gets second series on BBC One
    Tuesday 28th May 2019
  14. US plots female Peep Show
    Sunday 26th May 2019
  15. Guest cast revealed for Plebs Series 5
    Friday 24th May 2019
  16. Rhys James announces first national tour
    Friday 24th May 2019
  17. Union JACK orders Series 3 of Geoff Lloyd's Hometown Glory
    Thursday 23rd May 2019
  18. ITV2 orders zombie apocalypse sitcom
    Thursday 23rd May 2019
  19. BBC Four orders more Big Night Out
    Thursday 23rd May 2019
  20. BBC Two orders CGI-Putin chat show
    Wednesday 22nd May 2019
  21. BBC decommissions Martin Clunes's Warren
    Monday 20th May 2019
  22. Catherine Tate's Nan to star in a film
    Monday 20th May 2019
  23. 'Jerry Springer - The Opera' returns in August
    Thursday 16th May 2019
  24. Lenny Henry announces 2019 tour
    Thursday 16th May 2019
  25. Comedies in the running for Broadcast Digital Awards 2019
    Thursday 16th May 2019
  26. New film of Blithe Spirit announced
    Wednesday 15th May 2019
  27. Dame Edna to host BBC special
    Wednesday 15th May 2019
  28. Miles Jupp quits The News Quiz
    Wednesday 15th May 2019
  29. Channel 4 orders sixth Friday Night Dinner
    Monday 13th May 2019
  30. BAFTA TV Awards 2019 winners revealed
    Sunday 12th May 2019
  31. Have I Got News For You episode pulled
    Friday 10th May 2019
  32. Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 nominations
    Friday 10th May 2019
  33. Heresy to return to Radio 4
    Friday 10th May 2019
  34. The Guilty Feminist books Royal Albert Hall gig
    Friday 10th May 2019
  35. Freddie Starr found dead at 76
    Thursday 9th May 2019
  36. Ebury to publish new John Bishop book
    Thursday 9th May 2019
  37. Dave orders Sara Pascoe's Comedians Giving Lectures
    Thursday 9th May 2019
  38. ITV2 to broadcast new series Shopping With Keith Lemon
    Thursday 9th May 2019
  39. Milton Jones announces 2020 tour
    Thursday 9th May 2019
  40. Bridget Christie to 'curate' The Museum Of Curiosity Series 14
    Wednesday 8th May 2019
  41. Paul Chowdhry to record stand-up special at Hackney Empire
    Tuesday 7th May 2019
  42. Comedy stars to host Sri Lanka fundraising gig
    Thursday 2nd May 2019
  43. Phoebe Waller-Bridge to perform Fleabag play for final run
    Thursday 2nd May 2019
  44. Stephen Fry announces first UK tour in nearly 40 years
    Thursday 2nd May 2019
  45. Harry Hill to judge Beano's Britain's Funniest Class competition
    Thursday 2nd May 2019
  46. Comedians star in Dave mental health podcast
    Wednesday 1st May 2019
  47. Gold reveals Britain's Greatest Comedian list
    Wednesday 1st May 2019
  48. Cast announced for Kill Climate Deniers play
    Wednesday 1st May 2019
  49. Jack Whitehall to guest host The Graham Norton Show
    Wednesday 1st May 2019

April 2019

  1. Reginald Perrin musical in development
    Tuesday 30th April 2019
  2. Cast revealed for new comedy Mae And George
    Tuesday 30th April 2019
  3. Chris Ramsey to film stand-up special
    Tuesday 30th April 2019
  4. Kind Hearts And Coronets gets 70th anniversary re-release
    Tuesday 30th April 2019
  5. Rob Beckett to host BBC One daytime quiz Head Hunters
    Monday 29th April 2019
  6. BBC Scotland produces four iPlayer series
    Monday 29th April 2019
  7. Comedy Central to pilot Cards Against Humanity show
    Friday 26th April 2019
  8. Craig Ferguson's first UK stand-up show for over 25 years
    Friday 26th April 2019
  9. Amnesty International announces Secret Policeman's Tour
    Wednesday 24th April 2019
  10. CBBC sitcom star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies
    Thursday 18th April 2019
  11. Zapped cancelled after three series
    Wednesday 17th April 2019
  12. David Eagle wins Bath New Act Competition 2019
    Wednesday 17th April 2019
  13. Basil Brush to perform at Edinburgh Festival
    Monday 15th April 2019
  14. Union JACK radio commissions new comedy shows
    Monday 15th April 2019
  15. Filming begins on BBC One comedy Scarborough
    Monday 15th April 2019
  16. Katie Pritchard wins Musical Comedy Awards 2019
    Saturday 13th April 2019
  17. Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon to star in The Man In The White Suit
    Friday 12th April 2019
  18. Arthur Smith presented with Bath Plug Award
    Thursday 11th April 2019
  19. BBC Three to launch Threesomes sketch strand
    Thursday 11th April 2019
  20. Enterprice Series 2 confirmed
    Thursday 11th April 2019
  21. Dennis The Menace musical to launch
    Thursday 11th April 2019
  22. Sky orders Alan Carr panel show There's Something About Movies
    Wednesday 10th April 2019
  23. Derry Girls returns for third series on Channel 4
    Tuesday 9th April 2019
  24. Fawlty Towers tops Radio Times greatest British sitcom list
    Tuesday 9th April 2019
  25. John Bishop to host new game show pilot
    Sunday 7th April 2019
  26. Rhod Gilbert to leave Radio Wales
    Thursday 4th April 2019
  27. Netflix confirms Series 2 of Ricky Gervais sitcom After Life
    Wednesday 3rd April 2019
  28. Elis James and John Robins join BBC Radio 5 Live
    Tuesday 2nd April 2019
  29. Jo Brand wins Legend Of Comedy Award
    Tuesday 2nd April 2019

March 2019

  1. BAFTA TV Awards nominations
    Thursday 28th March 2019
  2. Elis James and John Robins leave Radio X
    Wednesday 27th March 2019
  3. E4 orders Mae Martin sitcom
    Wednesday 27th March 2019
  4. James Corden to miss some A League Of Their Own filming
    Tuesday 26th March 2019
  5. Filming starts on Doc Martin Series 9
    Monday 25th March 2019
  6. Petition to commemorate Only Fools And Horses location launched
    Thursday 21st March 2019
  7. RTS Awards 2019 winners include Mum and Derry Girls
    Tuesday 19th March 2019
  8. Al Murray to narrate Vanity Fair on Radio 4
    Tuesday 19th March 2019
  9. Chortle Awards 2019 results
    Monday 18th March 2019
  10. Katie Pritchard wins 2Northdown New Act competition
    Monday 18th March 2019
  11. Nicholas Parsons honoured at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards
    Friday 15th March 2019
  12. BBC to pilot topical late night comedy show
    Friday 15th March 2019
  13. Urban Myths Series 3 line-up
    Friday 15th March 2019
  14. Channel 4 to follow Johnny Vegas as he sets up camping site
    Thursday 14th March 2019
  15. Frank Skinner celebrates a decade on Absolute Radio with 10 hour show
    Wednesday 13th March 2019
  16. Jessica Knappett joins Judge Romesh Series 2
    Wednesday 13th March 2019
  17. Katy Wix and Lolly Adefope join Ghosts
    Wednesday 13th March 2019
  18. Mischief Theatre to launch Magic Goes Wrong stage show
    Thursday 7th March 2019
  19. 8 Out Of 10 Cats returns to E4
    Thursday 7th March 2019
  20. Felicity Ward to star in Kill Climate Deniers play
    Thursday 7th March 2019
  21. Leicester Comedy Festival 2019 Award nominees
    Wednesday 6th March 2019
  22. The Goodies return for audio special
    Wednesday 6th March 2019
  23. Comedies up for RTS Awards 2019
    Tuesday 5th March 2019
  24. BBC confirms Red Nose Day 2019 plans
    Tuesday 5th March 2019
  25. BBC orders another Alan Partridge show
    Sunday 3rd March 2019
  26. Man Like Mobeen gets third series
    Sunday 3rd March 2019
  27. Jennifer Saunders stars in new Mamma Mia! spoof for Comic Relief
    Friday 1st March 2019
  28. Dawn French to star in ITV comedy drama Glass Houses
    Friday 1st March 2019

February 2019

  1. Comedy to be main focus for re-opening North East venue
    Thursday 28th February 2019
  2. BBC Three orders new sitcom from Liam Williams
    Thursday 28th February 2019
  3. BBC orders new sketch show Muzlamic
    Thursday 28th February 2019
  4. Paddy McGuinness and Stacey Solomon join Celebrity Juice
    Wednesday 27th February 2019
  5. Joel Dommett to host ITV2 quiz show 'Hey Tracey!'
    Tuesday 26th February 2019
  6. Chortle Awards 2019 nominees
    Tuesday 26th February 2019
  7. Daniel Sofoluke wins Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year 2019
    Sunday 24th February 2019
  8. James Acaster to publish book about obsessive music challenge
    Friday 22nd February 2019
  9. The Goes Wrong Show series coming to BBC One
    Friday 22nd February 2019
  10. Inbetweeners writers announce BBC Two sitcom
    Thursday 21st February 2019
  11. Jack Whitehall announces 2019 tour
    Wednesday 20th February 2019
  12. Timothy West replaces Bernard Cribbins in Dad's Army remakes
    Tuesday 19th February 2019
  13. Steve Pemberton joins Jack Whitehall's Bounty Hunters
    Monday 18th February 2019
  14. Taskmaster Series 8 contestants revealed
    Monday 18th February 2019
  15. Inside No. 9 Series 5 guest stars revealed
    Monday 18th February 2019
  16. Comedy streaming service NextUp to record more specials
    Saturday 16th February 2019
  17. Ardal O'Hanlon to guest star in Derry Girls Series 2
    Friday 15th February 2019
  18. Gareth Williams wins Komedia Bath competition
    Friday 15th February 2019
  19. Paddington to star in Nickelodeon TV series
    Thursday 14th February 2019
  20. Graham Norton and Alan Carr to judge RuPaul's Drag Race UK
    Thursday 14th February 2019
  21. Benedict Cumberbatch joins Good Omens ahead of 31st May launch
    Thursday 14th February 2019
  22. Comedies nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019
    Wednesday 13th February 2019
  23. Network confirms Likely Lads screening event
    Wednesday 13th February 2019
  24. Comedians to watch football for Sky One
    Wednesday 13th February 2019
  25. Colin Leggo wins UK Pun Championships 2019
    Tuesday 12th February 2019
  26. CBBC orders 52 more episodes of Dennis & Gnasher
    Tuesday 12th February 2019
  27. Crackerjack to return, with comedy and sitcom
    Monday 11th February 2019
  28. Cast revealed for Off The Rails comedy film
    Monday 11th February 2019
  29. North West Comedy Awards 2019 winners
    Thursday 7th February 2019
  30. Derry Girls wins at Broadcast Awards
    Thursday 7th February 2019
  31. Future of ITV sitcoms in doubt
    Tuesday 5th February 2019
  32. Grant & Marshall pilot Radio 4 sketch show
    Tuesday 5th February 2019
  33. UKTV prepares depression comedy drama
    Monday 4th February 2019
  34. Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse to publish fishing book
    Monday 4th February 2019
  35. Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 winners revealed
    Monday 4th February 2019
  36. Iain Stirling to headline BBC Scotland TV launch
    Monday 4th February 2019
  37. ITV to pilot new stand-up format Out There
    Monday 4th February 2019
  38. Ellie Taylor to host new comedy pilot Gagging Order
    Sunday 3rd February 2019
  39. Channel 4 to broadcast The Mr Swallow Show pilot
    Sunday 3rd February 2019
  40. Alan Carr to host panel show pilot about movies
    Sunday 3rd February 2019
  41. Netflix orders more Sex Education
    Friday 1st February 2019
  42. Alison Steadman & Dave Johns star in 23 Walks
    Friday 1st February 2019
  43. Actor Clive Swift dies aged 82
    Friday 1st February 2019
  44. Jeremy Hardy dies, aged 57
    Friday 1st February 2019

January 2019

  1. John Robins announces 2019 tour Hot Shame
    Thursday 31st January 2019
  2. Harry Hill to curate Channel 4 comedy showcase series
    Thursday 31st January 2019
  3. Matt Berry's Year Of The Rabbit casting revealed
    Wednesday 30th January 2019
  4. Famalam Series 2 to debut in the Spring
    Monday 28th January 2019
  5. Tom Allen to host comedy dating show pilot
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  6. Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan to star in Old Baggage
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  7. Kristin Scott Thomas and Fiona Shaw join Fleabag Series 2
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  8. Michael Palin to tour new one-man show
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  9. Sky orders two more series of The Russell Howard Hour
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  10. Channel Gold opens vote to discover Britain's Greatest Comedian
    Thursday 24th January 2019
  11. Inside No. 9 Series 5 in production
    Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  12. Baking comedy drama Love Sarah now filming
    Tuesday 22nd January 2019
  13. Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives to star in new comedy drama Guilt
    Tuesday 22nd January 2019
  14. Leicester Mercury competition to be broadcast on the radio
    Monday 21st January 2019
  15. Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 shortlist
    Monday 21st January 2019
  16. Windsor Davies dies aged 88
    Saturday 19th January 2019
  17. Missing Likely Lads and Till Death Us Do Part recovered
    Friday 18th January 2019
  18. Mark Watson to host 26 hour live show
    Wednesday 16th January 2019
  19. Romesh's Look Back To The Future to return in 2019
    Wednesday 16th January 2019
  20. Cast revealed for Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes
    Wednesday 16th January 2019
  21. Les Dennis to star in new film Sideshow
    Tuesday 15th January 2019
  22. Stath Lets Flats to return for Series 2
    Tuesday 15th January 2019
  23. Mackenzie Crook and Sarah Kendall win Writers' Guild Awards
    Monday 14th January 2019
  24. Comedy Central orders travel series The Comedy Bus
    Monday 14th January 2019
  25. Sky orders dead cop comedy series Code 404
    Friday 11th January 2019
  26. Matt Berry to star in BBC Two comedy about Brexit
    Wednesday 2nd January 2019