British Comedy Guide 2019 News Archive

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

March 2019

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