Online comedy news
Tuesday 21st November 2023
James Acaster has launched his spoof true crime podcast, Springleaf, in which he plays his undercover cop alter-ego, Pat Springleaf, with a cast that includes Finn Wolfhard, Romesh Ranganathan, Katherine Ryan, Tom Allen, Sara Pascoe, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Nish Kumar, Rosie Jones, Guz Khan, Phil Wang, Ed Gamble, Josh Widdicombe, Sindhu Vee, Natalie Cassidy and Domhnall Gleeson.
Monday 3rd July 2023
Tom Little has written and stars in the loosely autobiographical sitcom Don't Overthink It, which will be released weekly online and featuring a host of upcoming comedians, including Jain Edwards, Sunil Patel, Celya AB, Chris Cantrill.
Wednesday 26th April 2023
Audible has announced a new batch of shows, with Daisy May Cooper and Dara O Briain amongst those making their first podcast series via the platform. There's also new podcasts coming from Lolly Adefope and Mo Gilligan, and the company has renewed the podcasts by Alan Partridge, Kurupt FM, French & Saunders and Jack Whitehall.
Friday 10th March 2023
Thursday 23rd February 2023
Streaming platform NextUp has launched three 'digitised' comedy clubs, with more to follow. Shows from Angel Comedy, Monkey Barrel and Backyard Comedy will now regularly stream directly to NextUp's platform as part of their innovation and access strategy.