British Comedy Guide 2018 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2018.

September 2018

  1. David Walliams to star in Sue Townsend comedy The Queen And I
    Friday 21st September 2018
  2. Horrible Histories to return for Series 8 and feature film
    Thursday 20th September 2018
  3. Filming starts on Hold The Sunset Series 2
    Thursday 20th September 2018
  4. BBC Two to broadcast new Ken Dodd documentary
    Wednesday 19th September 2018
  5. Two Doors Down Series 4 confirmed
    Wednesday 19th September 2018
  6. Denis Norden dies aged 96
    Wednesday 19th September 2018
  7. ITV orders more Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule
    Monday 17th September 2018
  8. Comedy Central orders Roast Battle Series 3
    Monday 17th September 2018
  9. Detectorists wins international Rose d'Or Award
    Thursday 13th September 2018
  10. Joanna Lumley and Roger Allam to star in TV sitcom pilot
    Thursday 13th September 2018
  11. ITV2 to launch comedy entertainment show Don't Hate The Playaz
    Wednesday 12th September 2018
  12. BBC buys new Ben Wheatley film for Christmas broadcast
    Monday 10th September 2018
  13. Adam Hills announces book tour
    Monday 10th September 2018
  14. Series 4 for Insert Name Here
    Monday 10th September 2018
  15. Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award 2018 shortlist
    Monday 10th September 2018
  16. Steve Coogan and David Mitchell to star in super-rich satire
    Friday 7th September 2018
  17. Celebrity Juice recording stopped by power cut
    Thursday 6th September 2018
  18. BBC Three orders second Man Like Mobeen
    Wednesday 5th September 2018
  19. Chabuddy G announces How To Be A Man book
    Tuesday 4th September 2018

August 2018

  1. Rob Beckett to tour in 2019 with Wallop!
    Tuesday 28th August 2018
  2. Comedy Poster Awards winners revealed
    Monday 27th August 2018
  3. Rose Matafeo wins Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2018
    Saturday 25th August 2018
  4. Comedians' Choice Awards 2018 winners revealed
    Saturday 25th August 2018
  5. Danny Garnell wins 'So You Think You're Funny?' 2018
    Thursday 23rd August 2018
  6. Derry Girls wins Edinburgh TV Festival comedy award
    Thursday 23rd August 2018
  7. The Ranganation ordered by BBC Two
    Thursday 23rd August 2018
  8. Filming starts on Fleabag Series 2
    Thursday 23rd August 2018
  9. Plebs returns to ITV2 for fifth series
    Thursday 23rd August 2018
  10. Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist 2018
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  11. Tom Davis gets BBC One sitcom
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  12. BBC to launch new sitcom set in Scarborough
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  13. Comedy Central commissions Amusical TV pilot
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  14. Mark Strong to star in Sky comedy thriller Temple
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  15. Channel 4 orders new series hosted by Mo Gilligan
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  16. The Big Narstie Show Series 2 confirmed
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  17. The End Of The F***ing World Series 2 confirmed
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  18. Lee And Dean Series 2 confirmed
    Wednesday 22nd August 2018
  19. Sky confirms new comedy series Brassic
    Tuesday 21st August 2018
  20. Tania Edwards wins Amused Moose Comedy Award 2018
    Monday 20th August 2018
  21. Seann Walsh joins Strictly Come Dancing 2018
    Friday 17th August 2018
  22. Russell Kane announces 2019 tour
    Friday 17th August 2018
  23. Sue Perkins to publish travel memoir
    Wednesday 15th August 2018
  24. Maisie Adam wins Amused Moose award 2018
    Monday 13th August 2018
  25. Inbetweeners creators plot Agatha Christie spoof
    Monday 13th August 2018
  26. Stephen Buchanan wins BBC New Comedy Award 2018
    Sunday 12th August 2018
  27. League Of Gentlemen release vinyl collection
    Friday 10th August 2018
  28. Bob & Paul to go fishing again
    Thursday 9th August 2018
  29. Alan Carr to front Play Your Cards Right revival
    Wednesday 8th August 2018
  30. Timewasters returns to the 1950s
    Wednesday 8th August 2018
  31. Barry Chuckle dies aged 73
    Sunday 5th August 2018
  32. Unseen Monty Python material published
    Wednesday 1st August 2018
  33. Scottish Comedy Awards 2018 winners announced
    Wednesday 1st August 2018
  34. David Jason to present transport-themed TV travel series
    Wednesday 1st August 2018

July 2018

  1. Comedy Central announces streaming app
    Tuesday 31st July 2018
  2. Gold orders Dad's Army documentary series
    Tuesday 31st July 2018
  3. Eric Morecambe's life story to be turned into feature film
    Monday 30th July 2018
  4. ITV2 to broadcast The Stand Up Sketch Show
    Monday 30th July 2018
  5. Lee Ridley to release Lost Voice Guy book in 2019
    Saturday 28th July 2018
  6. John Cleese is writing a comedy film about cannibalism
    Friday 27th July 2018
  7. CBBC sitcom So Awkward extended to Series 5
    Thursday 26th July 2018
  8. Would I Lie To You? stars to tour live show
    Wednesday 25th July 2018
  9. James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe to host new TV panel show
    Wednesday 25th July 2018
  10. Frank Skinner's Room 101 axed after 7 series
    Wednesday 25th July 2018
  11. Josie Lawrence to star in BBC Prom
    Tuesday 24th July 2018
  12. ITV3 announces documentary series The Comedy Years
    Tuesday 24th July 2018
  13. Comedy streaming service NextUp invites comedy fans to invest
    Tuesday 24th July 2018
  14. ITV confirms Bad Move Series 2 for the autumn
    Tuesday 24th July 2018
  15. Johnny Vegas, Sian Gibson and guest stars film Death On The Tyne
    Tuesday 24th July 2018
  16. Clement & La Frenais pen new play for Soho Theatre Christmas run
    Monday 23rd July 2018
  17. Tim Minchin stars in new Sky road trip comedy
    Monday 23rd July 2018
  18. Murder On The Blackpool Express to return
    Saturday 21st July 2018
  19. Hit live show The Dark Room to be turned into TV series
    Thursday 19th July 2018
  20. Dan Clark-Neal co-creates new police sitcom Helmets
    Thursday 19th July 2018
  21. Touretteshero TV series in development
    Thursday 19th July 2018
  22. Scarfolk blog to be turned into TV comedy drama
    Thursday 19th July 2018
  23. New TV comedy production company Hare And Tortoise launches
    Thursday 19th July 2018
  24. Comedies nominated in British Screenwriters' Awards
    Wednesday 18th July 2018
  25. Rhod Gilbert announces 2019 tour
    Wednesday 18th July 2018
  26. Stephen Bailey to host TV series Celebs On The Farm
    Tuesday 17th July 2018
  27. Radio 1 commissions music video comedy show for BBC iPlayer
    Monday 16th July 2018
  28. Filming under way on Caitlin Moran movie How To Build A Girl
    Monday 16th July 2018
  29. Filming starts on Porters Series 2
    Monday 16th July 2018
  30. Second Del Boy book to be published
    Saturday 14th July 2018
  31. British comedies up for international Rose d'Or Awards
    Friday 13th July 2018
  32. Still Game to end after Series 9
    Friday 13th July 2018
  33. Nish Kumar to host Big Asian Stand-Up specials on BBC Two
    Tuesday 10th July 2018
  34. Channel 4 to show new Sacha Baron Cohen series
    Monday 9th July 2018
  35. ITV ends Benidorm after 10 years
    Monday 9th July 2018
  36. Jonathan Ross joins Roast Battle judging panel
    Monday 9th July 2018
  37. Simon Lomas wins £10,001 in Petfringe 2018 competition
    Sunday 8th July 2018
  38. Adam Kay's junior doctor book to become BBC comedy drama
    Friday 6th July 2018
  39. Tim Vine to host ITV comedy quiz series Football Genius
    Friday 6th July 2018
  40. Mark Watson announces 2019 tour
    Friday 6th July 2018
  41. Ellie Taylor to co-host new Heart radio show
    Thursday 5th July 2018
  42. Cast revealed for Ricky Gervais sitcom After Life
    Thursday 5th July 2018
  43. In The Long Run and Pls Like win at Broadcast Digital Awards
    Wednesday 4th July 2018
  44. Taskmaster Series 7 line-up revealed
    Wednesday 4th July 2018
  45. Bridget Christie to film Channel 4 pilot
    Wednesday 4th July 2018
  46. BBC orders new children's comedies School Bus and GiggleQuiz
    Tuesday 3rd July 2018
  47. Finalists announced for £10,001 Petfringe 2018 stand-up prize
    Tuesday 3rd July 2018
  48. People Just Do Nothing stars working on new sitcom Gary1987
    Tuesday 3rd July 2018
  49. Lost Voice Guy to tour the UK in 2019
    Monday 2nd July 2018

June 2018

  1. Comedy Central Live festival coming to Southampton in October
    Thursday 28th June 2018
  2. Britain's Got Talent star Robert White announces tour
    Thursday 28th June 2018
  3. BBC extends Michael McIntyre's Big Show
    Wednesday 27th June 2018
  4. Al Murray to pilot pub quiz format for TV
    Monday 25th June 2018
  5. Where's The F In News returns to Radio 4 for full series
    Monday 25th June 2018
  6. Filming starts on Scot Squad Series 5
    Monday 25th June 2018
  7. John Robins to host game show on Dave
    Monday 25th June 2018
  8. Harry Hill to film BBC sitcom pilot
    Friday 22nd June 2018
  9. Corbyn sketch writer Laurence Howarth speaks out against censorship
    Thursday 21st June 2018
  10. Live From The BBC Series 3 line-up revealed
    Thursday 21st June 2018
  11. Edinburgh TV Festival Awards nominations announced
    Wednesday 20th June 2018
  12. Joe Lycett to host Saturday night game show on BBC One
    Wednesday 20th June 2018
  13. BBC announces further new talent commissions
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  14. BBC special to celebrate Sir Lenny Henry on his 60th birthday
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  15. Pls Like Series 2 confirmed
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  16. BBC Four comedy drama to focus on learning disabilities
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  17. Daisy Haggard to star as prison leaver in new BBC sitcom
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  18. BBC confirms Motherland Series 2
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  19. Original Horrible Histories team become Ghosts
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  20. Inside No. 9 to return for live special
    Tuesday 19th June 2018
  21. Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan return for Roast Battle Series 2
    Wednesday 13th June 2018
  22. Dad's Army blue plaque to be unveiled
    Tuesday 12th June 2018
  23. Channel 4 orders Joe Lycett's Got Your Back series
    Tuesday 12th June 2018
  24. Filming starts on The Personal History Of David Copperfield
    Monday 11th June 2018
  25. BCG partners with revived Comedy Poster Awards
    Monday 11th June 2018
  26. Channel 4's social worker sitcom Damned ends after two series
    Friday 8th June 2018
  27. Young Ones stars Edmondson and Planer reunite for stage comedy
    Friday 8th June 2018
  28. Full comedy series now available on BBC iPlayer
    Friday 8th June 2018
  29. Katherine Ryan announces West End run for Glitter Room
    Friday 8th June 2018
  30. GameFace Series 2 coming to Channel 4
    Friday 8th June 2018
  31. Channel 4 orders Matt Berry sitcom Year Of The Rabbit
    Friday 8th June 2018
  32. Channel 4 orders Rufus Jones sitcom series Home
    Friday 8th June 2018
  33. Alison Steadman stars in short comedy film Ghosted
    Thursday 7th June 2018
  34. Julian Clary announces 2019 tour
    Thursday 7th June 2018
  35. Channel W orders Women On The Verge comedy drama series
    Wednesday 6th June 2018
  36. Lost Voice Guy's Radio 4 sitcom Ability to return for Series 2
    Wednesday 6th June 2018
  37. Nicholas Parsons misses first Just A Minute in 50 years
    Monday 4th June 2018
  38. Iain Stirling announces podcast & tour dates as Love Island returns
    Monday 4th June 2018
  39. Tracey Ullman's Corbyn sketch attracts antisemitic slurs
    Monday 4th June 2018
  40. Lost Voice Guy wins Britain's Got Talent 2018
    Sunday 3rd June 2018
  41. Father Ted: the musical
    Saturday 2nd June 2018
  42. Only Fools: the musical
    Friday 1st June 2018

May 2018

  1. Matt Richardson to host The Comedy Games
    Wednesday 30th May 2018
  2. Les Dennis and Blake Harrison to star in new play End Of The Pier
    Wednesday 30th May 2018
  3. 6 million watch Peter Kay's Car Share finale
    Tuesday 29th May 2018
  4. Sophie Willan gets South Bank Awards breakthrough nod
    Tuesday 29th May 2018
  5. Mr Khan film set to be announced
    Monday 28th May 2018
  6. Hitchhiker's Guide released on vinyl
    Friday 25th May 2018
  7. Katherine Ryan to host 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown special
    Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  8. Only 11% of British TV sitcom is written predominantly by women
    Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  9. Sally Phillips to host TV series My Favourite Sketch
    Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  10. Michael Palin films travel series in North Korea
    Monday 21st May 2018
  11. Beef And Dairy Network wins Gold at Podcast Awards
    Sunday 20th May 2018
  12. Philomena Cunk to publish 'encyclopedia'
    Friday 18th May 2018
  13. Catherine Tate and David Tennant to star in new Sky comedy
    Friday 18th May 2018
  14. Romesh Ranganathan to host new BBC panel show pilot
    Friday 18th May 2018
  15. Channel 4 orders topical anarchic mash-up pilot
    Thursday 17th May 2018
  16. Sally Phillips curates The Rules
    Thursday 17th May 2018
  17. Katherine Parkinson stars in comedy How To Sell A War
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  18. Jamali Maddix to film documentary series about cutting edge tech
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  19. Deborah Frances-White will host Next Week's News pilot
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  20. Kathy Burke to celebrate 'all things female' in Channel 4 series
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  21. E4 orders new sitcom series Maxxx
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  22. Aisling Bea creates new Channel 4 comedy Happy AF
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  23. TV and web comedies up for Broadcast Digital Awards 2018
    Wednesday 16th May 2018
  24. Series 2 for Tracey Breaks The News
    Tuesday 15th May 2018
  25. Acast launches competition to find a new hit podcast
    Tuesday 15th May 2018
  26. League Of Their Own stars undertake European road trip
    Monday 14th May 2018
  27. This Country wins at BAFTA TV Awards 2018
    Sunday 13th May 2018
  28. Hold The Sunset to return for Series 2
    Friday 11th May 2018
  29. Ricky Gervais to film new sitcom for Netflix
    Wednesday 9th May 2018
  30. Fisherman's Friends filming in Port Isaac
    Wednesday 9th May 2018
  31. Inbetweeners Series 4 rumours are false
    Sunday 6th May 2018
  32. Eric Idle making a Spamalot film
    Friday 4th May 2018
  33. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman create new satirical play
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  34. Taskmaster gets record ratings
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  35. Spencer Jones to star in BBC Two Comedy Short
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  36. Nick Helm to star in BBC Two comedy The Killing Machine
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  37. Tim Key films BBC Two dating short
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  38. Sara Pascoe films BBC Two comedy about monogamy
    Thursday 3rd May 2018
  39. Still Open All Hours Series 5 confirmed
    Wednesday 2nd May 2018
  40. Julia Davis returns to Sky with Sally4Ever
    Tuesday 1st May 2018
  41. BBC Two lines up comedy dining series
    Tuesday 1st May 2018
  42. Frankie Boyle investigates Russia in new TV specials
    Tuesday 1st May 2018

April 2018

  1. Toby Jones creates BBC Two show Don't Forget The Driver
    Monday 30th April 2018
  2. BBC Two is Defending The Guilty in new courtroom comedy
    Monday 30th April 2018
  3. People Just Do Nothing Series 5 coming to BBC Two
    Monday 30th April 2018
  4. The Other One bigamy comedy returns
    Monday 30th April 2018
  5. Benidorm's future questioned
    Monday 30th April 2018
  6. Red Dwarf Series 13 confirmed
    Saturday 28th April 2018
  7. Dawn French signs up for first pantomime
    Friday 27th April 2018
  8. Ralph Fiennes to star as Handel in new comedy film
    Friday 27th April 2018
  9. Radio 4 to broadcast un-heard Victoria Wood material
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  10. Aardman creating Chicken Run sequel
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  11. Chuckle Brothers return to TV in new Channel 5 show
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  12. Jack Whitehall YouTube football series books top stars
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  13. Rob Delaney to host Stand Up Central Series 4
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  14. Dave returns to Munty with Zapped Series 3
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  15. Porters Series 2 confirmed
    Thursday 26th April 2018
  16. Eric Idle to publish 'Sortabiography' memoirs
    Wednesday 25th April 2018
  17. Mo Gilligan to host Channel 4 pilot
    Wednesday 25th April 2018
  18. Comedies crowd top 100 missing TV shows list
    Tuesday 24th April 2018
  19. BBC to make more online sketches
    Tuesday 24th April 2018
  20. Alex Horne pens Taskmaster book
    Tuesday 24th April 2018
  21. ITV plans football quiz show with Tim Vine
    Monday 23rd April 2018
  22. Sally Phillips headlines BBC Wales comedy season
    Monday 23rd April 2018
  23. Bill Bailey announces West End run
    Monday 23rd April 2018
  24. Inside No. 9 and This Country win BAFTAs
    Sunday 22nd April 2018
  25. Pete Latham wins Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition
    Saturday 21st April 2018
  26. Joe Lycett to host The Great British Sewing Bee
    Friday 20th April 2018
  27. BBC confirms This Country special and Series 3
    Friday 20th April 2018
  28. Netflix orders new Idris Elba comedy Turn Up Charlie
    Thursday 19th April 2018
  29. Richard Herring gets Emergency Questions publishing deal
    Thursday 19th April 2018
  30. The Wrong Mans to be re-made in America
    Tuesday 17th April 2018
  31. Comedy writer Neil Shand dies aged 84
    Monday 16th April 2018
  32. Comedy writer Ronald Chesney dies aged 98
    Monday 16th April 2018
  33. Bad Snappers stars sign Comedy Central deal
    Monday 16th April 2018
  34. Joe Lycett gets C4 consumer rights pilot
    Friday 13th April 2018
  35. This Country Series 3 in development
    Thursday 12th April 2018
  36. W1A star Alex Beckett dies
    Thursday 12th April 2018
  37. Lee Mack joins The Museum Of Curiosity
    Thursday 12th April 2018
  38. Sara Pascoe and Aisling Bea pilot Radio 2 chat show
    Wednesday 11th April 2018
  39. Mackenzie Crook developing new version of Worzel Gummidge
    Monday 9th April 2018
  40. Susan Calman explores depression in new BBC podcast
    Monday 9th April 2018
  41. BBC launches 2018 New Comedy Award
    Monday 9th April 2018
  42. Stiff & Kitsch win Musical Comedy Awards 2018
    Saturday 7th April 2018
  43. Rachel Parris wins Bath Plug Award
    Saturday 7th April 2018
  44. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em could return to TV with Joe Pasquale
    Friday 6th April 2018
  45. No Such Thing As A Fish team return with 2018 book
    Thursday 5th April 2018
  46. Beano accuses Jacob Rees-Mogg of impersonating Walter Brown
    Wednesday 4th April 2018
  47. BAFTA TV Awards 2018 - comedy nominees
    Wednesday 4th April 2018
  48. Shakespeare & Hathaway gets a second series
    Tuesday 3rd April 2018

March 2018

  1. Bill Maynard dies aged 89
    Friday 30th March 2018
  2. CBBC's So Awkward to publish Scrapbook tie-in
    Friday 30th March 2018
  3. Peter Kay's Car Share to return in May
    Thursday 29th March 2018
  4. The Quanderhorn Xperimentations to become a book
    Thursday 29th March 2018
  5. The Keith & Paddy Picture Show Series 2 guest stars revealed
    Thursday 29th March 2018
  6. Nicholas Parsons collects Legend Of Comedy Award
    Monday 26th March 2018
  7. BAME sketch show Famalam returning to BBC Three
    Monday 26th March 2018
  8. Radio 2 announces Comedy Showcase 2018 line-up
    Friday 23rd March 2018
  9. BBC set to broadcast Stewart Lee stand-up show
    Thursday 22nd March 2018
  10. BBC Scotland announces Limmy's return
    Wednesday 21st March 2018
  11. David Nobbs Memorial Trust launches 2018 writing competition
    Wednesday 21st March 2018
  12. This Country wins three RTS Awards
    Tuesday 20th March 2018
  13. Alan Carr to present ITV karaoke show
    Tuesday 20th March 2018
  14. Chortle Awards 2018 results
    Monday 19th March 2018
  15. Julian Clary hosts new Radio 2 panel show pilot
    Monday 19th March 2018
  16. Lee Mack to host new comedy game show
    Friday 16th March 2018
  17. Bradley Walsh to star in new Radio 2 sitcom
    Friday 16th March 2018
  18. Woman goes to hospital after laughing too hard at Michael McIntyre
    Friday 16th March 2018
  19. Comedy Central orders more online comedy series
    Thursday 15th March 2018
  20. Jim Bowen dies aged 80
    Wednesday 14th March 2018
  21. Josh Widdicombe to host 'life hack' show
    Wednesday 14th March 2018
  22. Joe Lycett to host 'consumer justice' comedy pilot
    Tuesday 13th March 2018
  23. BBC to launch new podcast featuring comedian interviews
    Tuesday 13th March 2018
  24. Funny Women Awards 2017 results
    Tuesday 13th March 2018
  25. Top stars announced for Sky Arts 2018 Urban Myths
    Monday 12th March 2018
  26. Shane Richie to star in Radio 2 sitcom
    Monday 12th March 2018
  27. Channel 4 orders The Windsors wedding special
    Monday 12th March 2018
  28. Craft Of Comedy conference launches 2018 competition
    Monday 12th March 2018
  29. Sir Ken Dodd dies age 90
    Monday 12th March 2018
  30. David Baddiel's new show to take on internet trolls
    Friday 9th March 2018
  31. People Just Do Nothing Series 5 confirmed
    Friday 9th March 2018
  32. Gold announces Young Ones documentaries
    Friday 9th March 2018
  33. Lee Mack to film live episode of Not Going Out
    Friday 9th March 2018
  34. Comedians star in BBC comedy quiz show Ready Or Not
    Thursday 8th March 2018
  35. Martin Freeman films BBC comedy pilot Breeders
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  36. Scottish Comedy Awards 2018 nominations
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  37. Motherland to return for Series 2
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  38. Russell Kane hosts new BBC podcast Evil Genius
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  39. This Country stars lead comedy-related RTS Awards nominations
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  40. BBC to broadcast Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Killing Eve
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  41. BBC Three orders a series of new sitcom Enterprice
    Wednesday 7th March 2018
  42. Plebs Series 4 launches in April with a cast change
    Tuesday 6th March 2018
  43. ITV3 to broadcast Larry Grayson documentary
    Tuesday 6th March 2018
  44. British-African TV channel launches with new comedy
    Monday 5th March 2018
  45. Funny Women Awards 2017 final line-up revealed
    Monday 5th March 2018
  46. French & Saunders are planning a film
    Monday 5th March 2018
  47. The Horne Section to film TV special
    Monday 5th March 2018
  48. Comedy fans invited to play WiFi Wars online before Go 8 Bit
    Friday 2nd March 2018
  49. Sofie Hagen prepares book about fatness
    Friday 2nd March 2018
  50. Vikki Stone publishes comic concerto
    Friday 2nd March 2018
  51. Camilla Cleese to star in new film One Night In Bath
    Friday 2nd March 2018
  52. The Nightly Show cancelled
    Thursday 1st March 2018
  53. Sara Cox to host Radio 2 comedy 'What If...?'
    Thursday 1st March 2018
  54. Terry Pratchett series The Watch coming to TV
    Thursday 1st March 2018

February 2018

  1. Stuart Goldsmith and Rhod Gilbert to host new comedy pilot
    Monday 26th February 2018
  2. Radio station Union JACK launches comedian interview show
    Monday 26th February 2018
  3. Jack Gleadow wins Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year 2018
    Sunday 25th February 2018
  4. Dibley's Emma Chambers dies aged 53
    Saturday 24th February 2018
  5. Channel 4 orders prank special Riot Girls
    Friday 23rd February 2018
  6. Nina Conti to host comedy game show pilot Face Time
    Friday 23rd February 2018
  7. Mrs Brown's Boys stars to film BBC panel show For Facts Sake
    Friday 23rd February 2018
  8. The Mash Report recommissioned
    Thursday 22nd February 2018
  9. Phoebe Waller-Bridge developing TV comedy thriller
    Thursday 22nd February 2018
  10. New version of Porridge ends after one series
    Thursday 22nd February 2018
  11. Taskmaster gets 40 more episodes
    Thursday 22nd February 2018
  12. Sophie Willan wins Caroline Aherne Bursary
    Tuesday 20th February 2018
  13. Miss Holland comes to BBC Three
    Tuesday 20th February 2018
  14. Lynn re-joins Alan Partridge for his new BBC sitcom
    Tuesday 20th February 2018
  15. CelebAbility to return for Series 2
    Monday 19th February 2018
  16. Millions watch Hold The Sunset
    Monday 19th February 2018
  17. Stephen Hawking to guest star in new Hitchhiker's Guide
    Sunday 18th February 2018
  18. James Acaster brings four shows to Netflix
    Friday 16th February 2018
  19. Alan Carr lined up to host Les Dawson tribute
    Friday 16th February 2018
  20. Channel 4 orders computer game show with Rob Beckett
    Monday 12th February 2018
  21. Alan Partridge returns to BBC One in magazine show
    Monday 12th February 2018
  22. Romesh Ranganathan replaces Jack Whitehall on A League Of Their Own
    Friday 9th February 2018
  23. Julia Davis comedy Camping to be remade in USA
    Friday 9th February 2018
  24. Filming under way on BBC Three series Wannabe
    Friday 9th February 2018
  25. Russell Brand to star as hitman in Butterfingers
    Thursday 8th February 2018
  26. Channel 4 developing chat show with Jimmy Carr
    Thursday 8th February 2018
  27. Sue Perkins amongst the stars hosting new Audible podcasts
    Thursday 8th February 2018
  28. BBC orders The Young Offenders Series 2
    Thursday 8th February 2018
  29. Catastrophe, Taskmaster & Horrible Histories win at Broadcast Awards
    Wednesday 7th February 2018
  30. Chortle Awards 2018 nominees
    Wednesday 7th February 2018
  31. Drag queen band Denim developing TV comedy drama
    Wednesday 7th February 2018
  32. Inside No. 9 Series 5 commissioned
    Tuesday 6th February 2018
  33. Sky orders impressionist satire Re-Dub!
    Thursday 1st February 2018

January 2018

  1. New line-up for The Noise Next Door
    Monday 29th January 2018
  2. Inside No. 9 named Comedy Of The Year 2017
    Monday 29th January 2018
  3. Hardeep Singh Kohli to host multicultural Radio 4 sketch show
    Monday 29th January 2018
  4. Comedy Central to film Joel & Nish Vs The World Series 2
    Friday 26th January 2018
  5. Maid Marian live stage show in development
    Thursday 25th January 2018
  6. Upstart Crow Series 3 guest stars announced
    Thursday 25th January 2018
  7. Radio 1 announces return to comedy
    Thursday 25th January 2018
  8. Stewart Francis announces final tour, Into The Punset
    Wednesday 24th January 2018
  9. Car Share wins at National TV Awards 2018
    Tuesday 23rd January 2018
  10. Romesh Ranganathan to host Sky comedy pilot
    Tuesday 23rd January 2018
  11. Jon Richardson to host a new show about his worries
    Tuesday 23rd January 2018
  12. UKTV orders Judge Romesh to address the nation's problems
    Tuesday 23rd January 2018
  13. Martin Clunes to star in driving instructor sitcom
    Thursday 18th January 2018
  14. Your Face Or Mine returns to Comedy Central for two more series
    Tuesday 16th January 2018
  15. ITV to celebrate 10 series of Benidorm
    Tuesday 16th January 2018
  16. Inside No. 9 writers amongst Writers' Guild Awards 2018 winners
    Monday 15th January 2018
  17. Agatha Raisin to return
    Monday 15th January 2018
  18. Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 shortlist
    Monday 15th January 2018
  19. Comedy actor Bella Emberg dies aged 80
    Saturday 13th January 2018
  20. Michaela Coel confirms plans for Chewing Gum Series 3
    Thursday 11th January 2018
  21. Second series for Derry Girls
    Thursday 11th January 2018
  22. Miranda Hart denies her sitcom's return for Series 4
    Thursday 11th January 2018
  23. Keith & Paddy Picture Show to return
    Thursday 11th January 2018
  24. National Television Awards shortlist published
    Tuesday 9th January 2018
  25. Radio 4's Alone to return for full series
    Tuesday 9th January 2018
  26. Paddington 2 & Death Of Stalin receive BAFTA nominations
    Tuesday 9th January 2018
  27. Suki Webster and Paul Merton to record radio play
    Thursday 4th January 2018
  28. Radio comedies shortlisted for BBC Audio Awards 2018
    Thursday 4th January 2018

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