British Comedy Guide 2021 News Archive

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

September 2021

  1. Tim Minchin's Upright returning for Series 2
    Monday 27th September 2021
  2. Will Mars wins Malcolm Hardee Award 2021
    Monday 27th September 2021
  3. Sophie McCartney signs two book deal
    Sunday 26th September 2021
  4. Steve Coogan to play Jimmy Savile
    Sunday 26th September 2021
  5. Sex Education Series 4 confirmed
    Sunday 26th September 2021
  6. Funny Women Awards 2021 results
    Friday 24th September 2021
  7. Film stars revealed for Netflix show Attack Of The Hollywood Clichés
    Friday 24th September 2021
  8. Nicola Walker and Sean Bean to star in Marriage
    Friday 24th September 2021
  9. Frankie Boyle's New World Order returning for Series 5
    Thursday 23rd September 2021
  10. Derry Girls stars reunite for "Oirish" spoof as Channel 4 sitcom ends
    Thursday 23rd September 2021
  11. Rufus Sewell and Olivia Williams reunite for dark comedy film
    Thursday 23rd September 2021
  12. Newcastle named BBC's first City Of Comedy
    Thursday 23rd September 2021
  13. Last Of The Summer Wine star Robert Fyfe dies aged 90
    Thursday 23rd September 2021
  14. Sharon Horgan writes and stars in Apple TV+ series Emerald
    Tuesday 21st September 2021
  15. Joe Kent-Walters wins Chortle Student Comedy Award 2021
    Tuesday 21st September 2021
  16. Tom Basden's sitcom Pandemonium ordered by BBC
    Monday 20th September 2021
  17. Philomena Cunk returns to BBC Two
    Monday 20th September 2021
  18. Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79
    Sunday 19th September 2021
  19. Geoff Norcott turns 'agony uncle' for Radio 4's Never Kissed A Tory
    Sunday 19th September 2021
  20. Brandon Burke wins BCG Pro Performance Awards 2020
    Friday 17th September 2021
  21. Newsjack axed by the BBC
    Friday 17th September 2021
  22. Mark Gatiss amongst Inside No. 9 Series 7 guest stars
    Friday 17th September 2021
  23. Sara Pascoe to replace Joe Lycett on Great British Sewing Bee
    Thursday 16th September 2021
  24. Simon Amstell readying mid-life crisis film
    Wednesday 15th September 2021
  25. Mrs Brown's Boys to mark 10th anniversary with Halloween special
    Wednesday 15th September 2021
  26. Early Doors Live released for NHS charity
    Monday 13th September 2021
  27. Joe Lycett & Josh Widdicombe film 'Who Do You Think You Are?'
    Monday 13th September 2021
  28. Janey Godley dropped from Scottish government's coronavirus campaign
    Friday 10th September 2021
  29. Detectorists' Mackenzie Crook & Toby Jones reunite in Worzel Gummidge
    Friday 10th September 2021
  30. Ladhood Series 3 confirmed
    Thursday 9th September 2021
  31. Russell Tovey joins Mawaan Rizwan's BBC sitcom pilot Juice
    Thursday 9th September 2021
  32. Instagram sketch comic Soph Galustian pilots BBC sitcom Peck'Eds
    Thursday 9th September 2021
  33. Kat Sadler pilots new BBC sitcom 'such brave girls'
    Thursday 9th September 2021
  34. New Peter Kay autobiography and audiobook
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  35. Stand-up Lynn Ruth Miller dies aged 87
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  36. Burnistoun set for film return
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  37. Comedians film stand-up sets for Sky's The Deirdre O'Kane Show
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  38. Comedies in the running for Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2021
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  39. Max And Paddy to return?
    Wednesday 8th September 2021
  40. Nish Kumar guests on hip hop album
    Tuesday 7th September 2021
  41. Molly Rainford to star in CBBC's Nova Jones
    Tuesday 7th September 2021
  42. Actor Tony Selby dies aged 83
    Monday 6th September 2021
  43. God Squad sitcom coming to Radio 4
    Monday 6th September 2021
  44. Stand-up comedian Phil Jerrod dies
    Monday 6th September 2021
  45. Russell Howard shoots 2022 Netflix special
    Friday 3rd September 2021
  46. Chris and Rosie Ramsey land BBC chat show
    Friday 3rd September 2021
  47. Stath Lets Flats Series 3 guest stars revealed
    Friday 3rd September 2021
  48. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman working on Italian opera house screenplay
    Thursday 2nd September 2021
  49. Code 404 set to return for Series 3
    Wednesday 1st September 2021

August 2021

  1. Omar Badawy wins 'So You Think You're Funny?' 2021
    Friday 27th August 2021
  2. French & Saunders developing new sitcom
    Thursday 26th August 2021
  3. Backstage With Katherine Ryan guests revealed
    Thursday 26th August 2021
  4. Tom Davis and PJDN team begin filming Channel 4 heist comedy The Curse
    Thursday 26th August 2021
  5. Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon star in Comedy Playhouse pilot Gaynor & Ray
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  6. Lee Mack & Holly Willoughby to host new BBC One reality show
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  7. Gbemisola Ikumelo brings undercover cop comedy Black Ops to BBC
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  8. Tom Parry writes first film, Amazon rom-com 'Your Christmas Or Mine?'
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  9. Face It monologues to be released on BBC iPlayer
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  10. Friday Night Dinner's Robert Popper creates I Hate You for Channel 4
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  11. Queenie coming to Channel 4
    Wednesday 25th August 2021
  12. Charlie Brooker and Rob Lowe take aim at movie clichés for Netflix
    Tuesday 24th August 2021
  13. Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker front Channel 4's 'One Night In...'
    Tuesday 24th August 2021
  14. Shaun Keaveny to narrate Absolute Radio's first scripted comedy
    Monday 23rd August 2021
  15. John Cleese to investigate cancel culture
    Monday 23rd August 2021
  16. Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa to star in BBC Three gym comedy Peacock
    Saturday 21st August 2021
  17. Jo Hartley to star in mockumentary film Swede Caroline
    Friday 20th August 2021
  18. Sean Lock dies aged 58
    Wednesday 18th August 2021
  19. Mawaan Rizwan piloting BBC comedy
    Tuesday 17th August 2021
  20. Bill Bailey's Royal Opera House special to air on the BBC
    Tuesday 17th August 2021
  21. Desiree Burch to host "throuple" dating show
    Monday 16th August 2021
  22. Comedy Unleashed to record TV stand-up pilot
    Monday 16th August 2021
  23. Dara O Briain to host Channel 4 quiz
    Monday 16th August 2021
  24. Leicester Comedy Festival to publish All Puns Blazing joke book
    Monday 16th August 2021
  25. Judi Love joins Strictly Come Dancing 2021
    Friday 13th August 2021
  26. Una Stubbs dies aged 84
    Thursday 12th August 2021
  27. Nina Wadia to compete in Strictly Come Dancing 2021
    Thursday 12th August 2021
  28. Nish Kumar and Josh Widdicombe pilot Sky show about local newspapers
    Wednesday 11th August 2021
  29. Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin write Nobody Panic self-help guide
    Tuesday 10th August 2021
  30. Comedies in the running for Broadcast Digital Awards 2021
    Monday 9th August 2021
  31. Union JACK Radio launches live comedy nights
    Monday 9th August 2021
  32. Bloods gets a second series
    Thursday 5th August 2021
  33. Comedy Central pilots transatlantic version of Joke Thieves
    Thursday 5th August 2021
  34. Radio 4 orders raft of comedies for 2022
    Thursday 5th August 2021
  35. Robert Webb to compete in Strictly Come Dancing 2021
    Wednesday 4th August 2021
  36. Ann Widdecombe and Anton Du Beke wanted to make flatshare sitcom
    Wednesday 4th August 2021
  37. The Day Today team reunite for 30th anniversary celebration
    Wednesday 4th August 2021
  38. Rob Beckett and Jason Manford land Comedy Central shows
    Monday 2nd August 2021

July 2021

  1. Edinburgh Fringe inspires television comedy drama
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  2. Reg D Hunter makes film debut with Eddie Izzard & Jennifer Saunders
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  3. Mandy starring Diane Morgan to return for Series 2
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  4. David Baddiel making BBC documentary about social media abuse
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  5. Outnumbered creators writing "mad" World Cup comedy
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  6. Rosie Jones's 'Mission: Accessible' returns for Series 2
    Thursday 29th July 2021
  7. Peep Show creators tried to make a female spin-off with Dobby
    Wednesday 28th July 2021
  8. The Mash Report to return on Dave
    Wednesday 28th July 2021
  9. Flaps returns to Comedy Central for Series 2
    Monday 26th July 2021
  10. Rob Rouse stars in Pubwatch sitcom pilot
    Saturday 24th July 2021
  11. Stephen Fry to publish a book about ties
    Saturday 24th July 2021
  12. Harry Enfield making BBC history spoof for its centenary
    Friday 23rd July 2021
  13. Big Age sitcom pilot to broadcast on Channel 4
    Friday 23rd July 2021
  14. Gemma Arterton set to star in Nick Hornby's Funny Girl for Sky
    Thursday 22nd July 2021
  15. Jon Richardson to host Channel 4 show Trash Monsters
    Thursday 22nd July 2021
  16. The Birth Of Daniel F Harris coming to Channel 4
    Thursday 22nd July 2021
  17. Lenny Henry and Neil Gaiman bring Anansi Boys to Amazon Prime
    Thursday 22nd July 2021
  18. The Other One to return for Series 2
    Thursday 22nd July 2021
  19. Mark Dolan joins GB News
    Wednesday 21st July 2021
  20. Sue Perkins to host Just A Minute
    Tuesday 20th July 2021
  21. People Just Do Nothing documentary coming to BBC
    Tuesday 20th July 2021
  22. Morecambe & Wise's wiped BBC1 debut found
    Tuesday 20th July 2021
  23. Mawaan Rizwan becomes BBC's Young People's Comedy Laureate
    Monday 19th July 2021
  24. Tom O'Connor dies aged 81
    Sunday 18th July 2021
  25. George Lewis writes book offering advice to new dads
    Friday 16th July 2021
  26. Comedians Giving Lectures Series 2 and 3 line-ups revealed
    Friday 16th July 2021
  27. Tom Allen, Jessica Knappett and Munya Chawawa host Complaints Welcome
    Thursday 15th July 2021
  28. Only Fools And Horses book to mark show's 40th anniversary
    Thursday 15th July 2021
  29. Greg Davies to host Never Mind The Buzzcocks on Sky
    Wednesday 14th July 2021
  30. Comedy club threatened with violence for cancelling Lawrence gig
    Wednesday 14th July 2021
  31. Eggs Collective land Silky Hotel comedy for the BBC
    Tuesday 13th July 2021
  32. James Corden to star in Amazon Prime comedy drama Mammals
    Tuesday 13th July 2021
  33. Andrew Lawrence sparks outrage with tweets "stirring up racism"
    Monday 12th July 2021
  34. Jimmy Carr to host frenetic Channel 4 quiz I Literally Just Told You
    Monday 12th July 2021
  35. Kurupt FM wins Best Comedy Podcast 2021
    Monday 12th July 2021
  36. Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning Seeds to reunite on The Last Leg
    Friday 9th July 2021
  37. The Pub Landlord to ask Why Do The Brits Win Every War?
    Thursday 8th July 2021
  38. Guy Kennaway wins 2021 Wodehouse Prize
    Thursday 8th July 2021
  39. Paddy McGuinness to host A Question Of Sport
    Thursday 8th July 2021
  40. Dr Phil Hammond presents Radio 4 comedy series celebrating NHS
    Wednesday 7th July 2021
  41. The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk Series 2 now filming
    Wednesday 7th July 2021
  42. James Acaster lands film role in Cinderella
    Wednesday 7th July 2021
  43. Comedians record NHS charity single
    Tuesday 6th July 2021
  44. John Cleese plans Life Of Brian stage show
    Monday 5th July 2021
  45. Hullraisers sitcom series coming to Channel 4
    Friday 2nd July 2021

June 2021

  1. Michael McIntyre to publish A Funny Life autobiography
    Wednesday 30th June 2021
  2. Catherine Tate creates prison comedy Hard Cell for Netflix
    Wednesday 30th June 2021
  3. Simon Bird and Jonny Sweet sign with BBC Studios
    Wednesday 30th June 2021
  4. Billy Connolly to reflect on stand-up in new Gold series
    Wednesday 30th June 2021
  5. Good Omens Series 2 confirmed
    Tuesday 29th June 2021
  6. Romesh Ranganathan to host Weakest Link
    Monday 28th June 2021
  7. Simon Pegg adapting Galaxy Quest for television
    Friday 25th June 2021
  8. This Is Going To Hurt TV series completes filming
    Friday 25th June 2021
  9. Chris & Rosie Ramsey pilot BBC show helping family businesses
    Thursday 24th June 2021
  10. Romesh Ranganathan becomes new A League Of Their Own host
    Thursday 24th June 2021
  11. Lynn Ruth Miller records a Radio 4 stand-up special at 87
    Wednesday 23rd June 2021
  12. The Horne Section shoots Channel 4 pilot
    Wednesday 23rd June 2021
  13. The Misinvestigations Of Romesh Ranganathan coming to BBC Two
    Wednesday 23rd June 2021
  14. Jordan Brookes to record his Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show
    Tuesday 22nd June 2021
  15. Romesh Ranganathan to present hip hop show on Radio 2
    Tuesday 22nd June 2021
  16. The Stand Up Sketch Show to return for Series 4
    Friday 18th June 2021
  17. Lee Mack sitcom Semi-Detached axed, as comic makes Soccer Aid film
    Friday 18th June 2021
  18. New book to shine a light on creation of 1970s sitcoms
    Thursday 17th June 2021
  19. Mae Martin signs first-look deal with Objective
    Wednesday 16th June 2021
  20. Roman Kemp pilots ITV2 prank show
    Tuesday 15th June 2021
  21. Insider's Guide To Inside No. 9 book to be published
    Tuesday 15th June 2021
  22. Doon Mackichan writing acting memoir
    Tuesday 15th June 2021
  23. Alex MacKeith wins at Musical Comedy Awards
    Saturday 12th June 2021
  24. Michael Legge to publish his first book
    Friday 11th June 2021
  25. Comedian Ed Patrick to publish anaesthetist book
    Friday 11th June 2021
  26. Panel show 'Sorry, I Didn't Know' to return to ITV
    Thursday 10th June 2021
  27. Edinburgh Fringe economics scrutinised in new film
    Thursday 10th June 2021
  28. Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon reuniting for new BBC comedy
    Wednesday 9th June 2021
  29. Bill Bailey to star in Radio 4 comedy special Hennikay
    Wednesday 9th June 2021
  30. The Windsors sitcom to transfer to the stage
    Wednesday 9th June 2021
  31. Rob And Romesh Vs returns for Olympics as Rob Beckett pilots game show
    Tuesday 8th June 2021
  32. Michelle De Swarte to star in comic horror series The Baby
    Monday 7th June 2021
  33. Adrian Edmondson records autobiographical Radio 3 series
    Monday 7th June 2021
  34. Max Boyce to publish new book
    Monday 7th June 2021
  35. Frankie Boyle writes debut novel
    Monday 7th June 2021
  36. Russell Kane pilots Evil Genius for television
    Monday 7th June 2021
  37. Inside No. 9 wins BAFTA award
    Sunday 6th June 2021
  38. Nina Gilligan wins Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year 2021
    Sunday 6th June 2021
  39. Paddy McGuinness announces autobiography My Lifey
    Friday 4th June 2021
  40. Stewart Lee to present Radio 4 documentary on unreliable narration
    Thursday 3rd June 2021
  41. Never Mind The Buzzcocks series coming to Sky
    Wednesday 2nd June 2021
  42. Channel Dave to launch five online shows
    Wednesday 2nd June 2021
  43. Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie reunite for new film
    Tuesday 1st June 2021

May 2021

  1. Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction 2021 shortlist revealed
    Sunday 30th May 2021
  2. Comedy producer Charlie Hanson accused of sexual assaults
    Saturday 29th May 2021
  3. Best Comedy Podcast nominees announced
    Friday 28th May 2021
  4. Friday Night Dinner wins at Broadcast Awards 2021
    Thursday 27th May 2021
  5. Bill Bailey hints at Black Books reunion
    Thursday 27th May 2021
  6. Comedians quit Yesterday, Today & The Day Before in Palestine protest
    Thursday 27th May 2021
  7. Katherine Ryan to return as host for All That Glitters Series 2
    Thursday 27th May 2021
  8. The Skewer wins gold at Audio & Radio Industry Awards
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  9. Channel 4 launches sketch series with a host of comedians
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  10. Max & Ivan writing sport comedy for ITV2
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  11. Taskmaster treasure hunt book to be published in September
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  12. Alan Partridge live 2022 arena tour announced
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  13. BBC Scotland unveils female-led comedies
    Wednesday 26th May 2021
  14. On The Buses movies to be celebrated in new documentary film
    Tuesday 25th May 2021
  15. Meera Syal and Jennifer Saunders star in Audible sitcom 'Raj!'
    Tuesday 25th May 2021
  16. Sophie Willan wins BAFTA comedy writing award
    Tuesday 25th May 2021
  17. Sadia Azmat to publish Sex Bomb memoir
    Monday 24th May 2021
  18. Sky backs comedies
    Sunday 23rd May 2021
  19. Taskmaster Series 12 line-up
    Thursday 20th May 2021
  20. Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year finalists 2021
    Thursday 20th May 2021
  21. Graham Norton's novel to be turned into an ITV series
    Thursday 20th May 2021
  22. Daisy May Cooper to star in BBC comedy drama Cash Carraway
    Wednesday 19th May 2021
  23. Julia Louis-Dreyfus battles parrot of Death in dark comedy Tuesday
    Tuesday 18th May 2021
  24. Miles Jupp to play Prime Minister in Party's Over on Radio 4
    Tuesday 18th May 2021
  25. Don't Forget The Driver Series 2 cancelled because of Covid
    Friday 14th May 2021
  26. Susannah Fielding joins The Cockfields
    Friday 14th May 2021
  27. Simon Bird unveils debut stand-up special on All 4
    Friday 14th May 2021
  28. Lucy Pearman creates BBC pilot Please Help Me
    Friday 14th May 2021
  29. Good Omens Series 2 rumoured
    Thursday 13th May 2021
  30. The League Of Gentlemen to reunite on stage once again?
    Wednesday 12th May 2021
  31. Chuckle Brothers to return via animated pilot
    Tuesday 11th May 2021
  32. Alma's Not Normal series filming in Bolton
    Monday 10th May 2021
  33. Comedy Central reveals three new shows
    Monday 10th May 2021
  34. Dylan Moran creates new BBC sitcom
    Friday 7th May 2021
  35. Anneka Rice writing sitcom about her fake agent
    Friday 7th May 2021
  36. Home axed by Channel 4
    Thursday 6th May 2021
  37. Cast revealed for UK version of 'Call My Agent!'
    Thursday 6th May 2021
  38. Sindhu Vee pilots sitcom Winning for Channel 4
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  39. CBBC announces period family comedy Dodger
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  40. Comedy commissioner Shane Allen quits BBC to form Boffola Pictures
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  41. Victor Meldrew to return
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  42. Richard Ayoade to host Question Team on Dave
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  43. Fern Brady, Darren Harriott and Ivo Graham front British As Folk
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  44. Tom Allen to host Dave show The Island
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  45. David Mitchell hosts challenge show Outsiders
    Wednesday 5th May 2021
  46. Spice Girls reportedly planning Spice World sequel
    Tuesday 4th May 2021
  47. Rose Matafeo confirms Starstruck Series 2 in production
    Tuesday 4th May 2021
  48. Nina Sosanya leads cast in Channel 4 prison comedy Screw
    Tuesday 4th May 2021
  49. Guz Khan reveals Man Like Mobeen Series 4 will end the show
    Saturday 1st May 2021

April 2021

  1. Paul Sinha's TV Showdown to return for Series 2
    Friday 30th April 2021
  2. Joe Lycett to publish glossy coffee table book of bins
    Friday 30th April 2021
  3. Lauren Pattison writes debut play
    Friday 30th April 2021
  4. Katherine Ryan reveals Netflix has cancelled The Duchess
    Thursday 29th April 2021
  5. Widowhood comedy Wife After Death in development
    Thursday 29th April 2021
  6. Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains gets second series
    Thursday 29th April 2021
  7. Jon Richardson's Channel Hopping returns for Series 2
    Thursday 29th April 2021
  8. Al Murray's stalker barred from attending his shows
    Wednesday 28th April 2021
  9. BAFTA TV Awards 2021 nominations
    Wednesday 28th April 2021
  10. Ken Cheng and Leila Navabi host CBBC show
    Tuesday 27th April 2021
  11. Spencer Jones's The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk to return
    Tuesday 27th April 2021
  12. Katherine Ryan hosts ITV2 dating game show Ready To Mingle
    Monday 26th April 2021
  13. Sandylands Series 2 in production
    Monday 26th April 2021
  14. Comedy stars join time-travel film The Unreason
    Saturday 24th April 2021
  15. Andi Osho is writing a novel about a stand-up comedian
    Friday 23rd April 2021
  16. Steve Coogan movie The Lost King begins filming
    Friday 23rd April 2021
  17. Bradley Walsh to return with more Blankety Blank
    Friday 23rd April 2021
  18. BBC Wales reveals new TV comedy pilots
    Thursday 22nd April 2021
  19. BBC pilots PE teacher sitcom from Mike Bubbins
    Thursday 22nd April 2021
  20. Maddy Anholt becomes Women's Aid ambassador
    Thursday 22nd April 2021
  21. Comedies nominated in Audio & Radio Industry Awards
    Wednesday 21st April 2021
  22. Unseen Victoria Wood scripts to be published
    Tuesday 20th April 2021
  23. #SaveLiveComedy Fund launched as impact of covid revealed
    Tuesday 20th April 2021
  24. Rob Beckett to publish a memoir in October
    Monday 19th April 2021
  25. Conversations From A Long Marriage to return for Series 3
    Sunday 18th April 2021
  26. Mel & Sue plotting live comedy return
    Friday 16th April 2021
  27. Comedy Slices revealed as BBC marks female representation milestone
    Friday 16th April 2021
  28. Broadcast Awards 2021 comedy nominees revealed
    Thursday 15th April 2021
  29. Disney+ orders superhero comedy Extraordinary
    Thursday 15th April 2021
  30. Paul O'Grady's Saturday Night Line-Up series coming to ITV
    Thursday 15th April 2021
  31. Ladhood Series 2 now filming
    Tuesday 13th April 2021
  32. Jimmy Carr has written his autobiography
    Monday 12th April 2021
  33. Benidorm star Nathan Bryon co-writes first film
    Monday 12th April 2021
  34. Harry Hill has written his autobiography
    Monday 12th April 2021
  35. Paul Merton and Suki Webster to film Channel 5 motorhome series
    Monday 12th April 2021
  36. Josh Widdicombe has written his autobiography
    Saturday 10th April 2021
  37. Cold Feet could return soon with specials
    Friday 9th April 2021
  38. Alleyway Chefs pilot published online
    Thursday 8th April 2021
  39. Ricky Gervais to launch new podcast
    Thursday 8th April 2021
  40. Ciarán Dowd films Don Rodolfo for BBC Two
    Wednesday 7th April 2021
  41. Meet The Richardsons set to return for Series 3
    Tuesday 6th April 2021
  42. Ben Miller to play a zombie in The Loneliest Boy In The World
    Tuesday 6th April 2021
  43. Friday Night Dinner star Paul Ritter dies aged 54
    Tuesday 6th April 2021
  44. Hi-De-Hi! star Jeffrey Holland to pilot Simply Ken sitcom
    Saturday 3rd April 2021
  45. Jessica Hynes and Ryan Sampson pilot Catching The Bus
    Friday 2nd April 2021
  46. Lost Voice Guy finds his Geordie voice
    Thursday 1st April 2021
  47. Mel Giedroyc's Unforgivable to return for Series 2
    Thursday 1st April 2021
  48. Sitcom creators Marks & Gran to publish comedy writing guide
    Thursday 1st April 2021
  49. Ghosts to be remade in America
    Thursday 1st April 2021

March 2021

  1. Back To Life Series 2 filming now with Meera Syal and Adrian Edmondson
    Wednesday 31st March 2021
  2. Mo Gilligan to publish autobiography
    Wednesday 31st March 2021
  3. Cruise ship slasher comedy Wrecked coming to BBC Three
    Tuesday 30th March 2021
  4. Defending The Guilty's second series cancelled because of coronavirus
    Tuesday 30th March 2021
  5. Lenny Henry given Legend Of Comedy award
    Monday 29th March 2021
  6. Maya Jama joins Celebrity Juice panel
    Monday 29th March 2021
  7. Katherine Ryan goes Backstage with Amazon for Q&A show
    Monday 29th March 2021
  8. Shappi Khorsandi writes novel about teen sexual abuse, Kissing Emma
    Monday 29th March 2021
  9. Jerk Series 2 begins filming
    Monday 29th March 2021
  10. Chortle Awards names Legends Of Lockdown
    Sunday 28th March 2021
  11. Comedian Leo Kearse to run for Scots Parliament
    Sunday 28th March 2021
  12. Billie Piper and Andrew Scott to star in Catherine, Called Birdy
    Sunday 28th March 2021
  13. Emily Atack Show returns for Series 2
    Sunday 28th March 2021
  14. The Skewer wins at BBC Audio Awards
    Friday 26th March 2021
  15. Motherland to be re-made in America
    Thursday 25th March 2021
  16. Staged to arrive on BritBox with extended length episodes
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  17. Trying to return to Apple TV+ for Series 3
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  18. Ken Dodd comedy drama in the works for ITV
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  19. Worzel Gummidge episodes filming this summer
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  20. James McNicholas to publish The Champ & The Chump book
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  21. Bob Mortimer is to publish his autobiography
    Wednesday 24th March 2021
  22. Douglas Adams archive book to be published
    Tuesday 23rd March 2021
  23. Julian Clary to publish autobiography The Lick Of Love
    Tuesday 23rd March 2021
  24. Jack Whitehall to publish How To Survive Family Holidays book
    Friday 19th March 2021
  25. Andrew Doyle to join GB News
    Friday 19th March 2021
  26. The Mash Report may move to Dave
    Friday 19th March 2021
  27. Romantic comedy drama You & Me coming to ITV
    Thursday 18th March 2021
  28. Athena Kugblenu creates Radio 4 series about cancel culture
    Wednesday 17th March 2021
  29. In My Skin to return for Series 2
    Wednesday 17th March 2021
  30. Relativity to return to Radio 4 for Series 4
    Wednesday 17th March 2021
  31. Mae Martin and Joe Lycett amongst RTS winners
    Wednesday 17th March 2021
  32. Geoff Norcott to record Radio 4 stand-up special
    Tuesday 16th March 2021
  33. Adam Kay to write more children's books
    Tuesday 16th March 2021
  34. Fawlty Towers to be released as vinyl LP collection
    Tuesday 16th March 2021
  35. There's Something About Movies returning for Series 4
    Monday 15th March 2021
  36. Shaun The Sheep 2: Farmageddon gets Oscar nomination
    Monday 15th March 2021
  37. Starstruck cast confirmed
    Monday 15th March 2021
  38. Flatmates to return to BBC iPlayer for Series 2
    Friday 12th March 2021
  39. Staged and Gone Fishing win Broadcasting Press Guild Awards
    Friday 12th March 2021
  40. Exploding Heads launch sitcom that only one person will hear
    Friday 12th March 2021
  41. The Mash Report axed after four series
    Friday 12th March 2021
  42. Jack Whitehall's Travels With My Father gets Series 5
    Thursday 11th March 2021
  43. Mark Steel writing book about finding his birth parents
    Thursday 11th March 2021
  44. Alfie Moore's Radio 4 comedy It's A Fair Cop returns for Series 6
    Thursday 11th March 2021
  45. Miranda Hart, Greg Davies and Alice Lowe BBC sketch pilot uncovered
    Thursday 11th March 2021
  46. Iain Stirling's Buffering series confirmed by ITV2
    Wednesday 10th March 2021
  47. Deborah Frances-White to write Six Conversations We're Scared To Have
    Wednesday 10th March 2021
  48. Red Nose Day 2021 highlights revealed
    Tuesday 9th March 2021
  49. Harry Hill's Queen episode removed from BBC Two schedule
    Tuesday 9th March 2021
  50. Trevor Peacock who played Jim in The Vicar Of Dibley dies aged 89
    Tuesday 9th March 2021
  51. Would I Lie To You? to be remade in America
    Tuesday 9th March 2021
  52. Ashley Storrie starring in BBC autism comedy Dinosaur
    Monday 8th March 2021
  53. Comic Maddy Anholt to publish book on toxic relationships
    Monday 8th March 2021
  54. Arthur Smith writing book and Radio 4 special about his father
    Sunday 7th March 2021
  55. John Cleese writes emu film with Rob Schneider
    Saturday 6th March 2021
  56. Ignacio Lopez to record radio stand-up special
    Thursday 4th March 2021
  57. Daisy May Cooper suspends own Instagram account in publishing row
    Thursday 4th March 2021
  58. Russell Brand to release audiobook about "the sacred in everyday life"
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  59. Daisy May Cooper to publish memoir
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  60. Joe Lycett's Got Your Back is back for Series 3
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  61. Coma sitcom pilot Beep to air on the BBC this March
    Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  62. Royal Television Society Awards 2021 nominations
    Tuesday 2nd March 2021
  63. Finding Alice to return for Series 2
    Monday 1st March 2021
  64. Comedian panel revealed for BBC One series This Is MY House
    Monday 1st March 2021
  65. 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. 'The Vicar Of Dibley: Inside Out' tribute documentary to air on Gold
    Thursday 14th January 2021
  28. Channel 4 announces Friday Night Dinner Night
    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