British Comedy Guide 2021 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2021.

March 2021

  1. Ignacio Lopez to record radio stand-up special
    Thursday 4th March 2021
  2. Daisy May Cooper suspends own Instagram account in publishing row
    Thursday 4th March 2021
  3. Russell Brand to release audiobook about "the sacred in everyday life"
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  4. Daisy May Cooper to publish memoir
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  5. Joe Lycett's Got Your Back is back for Series 3
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  6. Coma sitcom pilot Beep to air on the BBC this March
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  7. Royal Television Society Awards 2021 nominations
    Tuesday 2nd March 2021
  8. Finding Alice to return for Series 2
    Monday 1st March 2021
  9. Comedian panel revealed for BBC One series This Is MY House
    Monday 1st March 2021
  10. Guessable to return for second series
    Monday 1st March 2021

February 2021

  1. Leicester Comedy Festival 2021 Awards nominees
    Friday 26th February 2021
  2. BBC Two's Funny Festival Live line-up revealed
    Wednesday 24th February 2021
  3. Billy Connolly to publish his autobiography in October
    Wednesday 24th February 2021
  4. Tom Allen to host Quizness on Channel 4
    Wednesday 24th February 2021
  5. Phil Wang to publish first book, Sidesplitter
    Wednesday 24th February 2021
  6. BBC Three commissions PRU, Zen School Of Motoring & shorts
    Tuesday 23rd February 2021
  7. Bananaman to return in new cartoon series
    Monday 22nd February 2021
  8. Katherine Parkinson creates BBC Four comedy drama Sitting
    Sunday 21st February 2021
  9. Phoebe Waller-Bridge becomes Edinburgh Fringe Society president
    Friday 19th February 2021
  10. Nish Kumar to release stand-up albums
    Thursday 18th February 2021
  11. Staged script book set to be published
    Thursday 18th February 2021
  12. CelebAbility returning for Series 5
    Thursday 18th February 2021
  13. Helena Bonham Carter amongst cast joining Greg Davies in The Cleaner
    Thursday 18th February 2021
  14. Comedies nominated in Broadcasting Press Guild Awards
    Thursday 18th February 2021
  15. Alan Carr is working on a sitcom about his childhood
    Monday 15th February 2021
  16. Matt Lucas to celebrate 50 years of Mr Men
    Monday 15th February 2021
  17. Comedy writer Iain Pattinson has died
    Monday 15th February 2021
  18. BBC to broadcast The Festival Of Funny
    Monday 15th February 2021
  19. Patrick Kielty records Radio 4 stand-up show
    Monday 15th February 2021
  20. Truth Seekers cancelled after one series
    Sunday 14th February 2021
  21. Toast Of Tinseltown announced for BBC One
    Wednesday 10th February 2021
  22. George Fouracres to record Radio 4 stand-up special
    Tuesday 9th February 2021
  23. Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 winners
    Monday 8th February 2021
  24. Daliso Chaponda joins judging panel for Wodehouse book contest
    Friday 5th February 2021
  25. BBC comedy declared "at risk"
    Friday 5th February 2021
  26. 'Murder, They Hope' cast revealed
    Friday 5th February 2021
  27. Stevo The Madman piloting BBC comedy
    Friday 5th February 2021
  28. Lost Voice Guy's sitcom Ability being piloted for TV
    Thursday 4th February 2021
  29. Matt Richardson replacing Rufus Hound on Dancing On Ice
    Thursday 4th February 2021
  30. Rose Matafeo's Horndog comes to BBC ahead of Starstruck Series 2
    Thursday 4th February 2021
  31. Dawn French and Peter Serafinowicz record Timewaster Letters
    Thursday 4th February 2021
  32. Fergus Craig announces Roger LeCarre novel
    Wednesday 3rd February 2021
  33. Sarah Kendall's Frayed to return to Sky for Series 2
    Wednesday 3rd February 2021
  34. Russell Tovey & Sian Clifford star in new improvised film
    Tuesday 2nd February 2021
  35. Red Nose Day 2021 is on Friday 19th March
    Tuesday 2nd February 2021
  36. Only Fools And Horses stamps to be released by Royal Mail
    Tuesday 2nd February 2021
  37. Jim Smith shoots The Farm sitcom pilot for BBC Scotland
    Monday 1st February 2021

January 2021

  1. Dating No Filter reveals comedian line-ups
    Friday 29th January 2021
  2. French & Saunders film Funny Women documentary special
    Friday 29th January 2021
  3. Comedy stars take part in Celebrity Bake Off 2021
    Thursday 28th January 2021
  4. Judi Love & Emily Atack land new comedy series
    Thursday 28th January 2021
  5. Patrick Kielty stars as a stand-up in new film Ballywalter
    Thursday 28th January 2021
  6. Miles Jupp writes his first novel
    Thursday 28th January 2021
  7. Mack and Salt land BBC Three comedy pilot Amicable
    Wednesday 27th January 2021
  8. Inside No. 9 Series 6 cast revealed
    Wednesday 27th January 2021
  9. E4 pilots animated dating comedy
    Tuesday 26th January 2021
  10. Katherine Ryan to publish autobiography
    Tuesday 26th January 2021
  11. Greg Davies's therapy comedy Safe Space gets Sky series
    Monday 25th January 2021
  12. Russell Howard filming New Zealand tour travelogue for Sky
    Monday 25th January 2021
  13. Michael McIntyre's The Wheel to return for Series 2
    Sunday 24th January 2021
  14. Only Fools And Horses van to be auctioned
    Saturday 23rd January 2021
  15. Peter Kay's Car Share car up for sale
    Friday 22nd January 2021
  16. Channel 4 pulls out of Year Of The Rabbit Series 2
    Thursday 21st January 2021
  17. Jason Manford to host BBC quiz show Unbeatable
    Thursday 21st January 2021
  18. Lost Voice Guy's Ability to return to Radio 4
    Tuesday 19th January 2021
  19. Lucy Beaumont writes a "mumoir" book
    Tuesday 19th January 2021
  20. Brittas Empire cast to reunite for online event
    Tuesday 19th January 2021
  21. Noel Fielding's designs for fashion label Fendi unveiled
    Monday 18th January 2021
  22. BBC snaps up acclaimed comedy about racism in British film industry
    Friday 15th January 2021
  23. Sophie Thompson and Tony Way to star in The Unreason
    Friday 15th January 2021
  24. Vic Reeves & Morgana Robinson star in sitcom podcast
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  25. Adam Hills writing a children's book
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  26. Stranger Times book set to become TV show
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  27. Channel 4 announces Friday Night Dinner Night
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  28. 'The Vicar Of Dibley: Inside Out' tribute documentary to air on Gold
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  29. Timewasters to be piloted in America
    Wednesday 13th January 2021
  30. Friday Night Dinner gets documentary but maybe no new series
    Wednesday 13th January 2021
  31. Simon Bird directs Pls Like Series 3
    Wednesday 13th January 2021
  32. Mat Horne co-writes comedy drama about a man on the run
    Wednesday 13th January 2021
  33. Stephen Merchant's The Offenders gets second series
    Wednesday 13th January 2021
  34. Mother F**king Pep Talk coming to Comedy Central
    Tuesday 12th January 2021
  35. Mr Bean live action return mooted
    Monday 11th January 2021
  36. ITV to air unseen footage of Ronnie Corbett
    Monday 11th January 2021
  37. Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 shortlist
    Monday 11th January 2021
  38. Ian Smith to record comedy documentary for Radio 4
    Monday 11th January 2021
  39. Radio 4 comedies nominated in BBC Audio Awards 2020
    Friday 8th January 2021
  40. Michael Palin to publish fourth diary collection
    Friday 8th January 2021
  41. Mortimer & Whitehouse launch Gone Fishing website
    Thursday 7th January 2021
  42. Spamalot film to go into production
    Thursday 7th January 2021
  43. Alexei Sayle to record two more Radio 4 series
    Wednesday 6th January 2021
  44. Mr Bean animated film in development
    Tuesday 5th January 2021
  45. Rowan Atkinson may return as Blackadder one day
    Tuesday 5th January 2021
  46. John Bishop joins Doctor Who for next series
    Friday 1st January 2021
  47. Blankety Blank most-watched new TV comedy in 2020
    Friday 1st January 2021