Declan Donnelly

Ten comics who donned blackface

Keith Lemon creator Leigh Francis last week apologised for mimicking black celebrities including Michael Jackson and Craig David on Bo' Selecta! 'I've been talking to some people,' he said in a tearful statement in the wake of the intensifying Black Lives Matter campaign. 'I didn't realise how offensive it was back then.' But he's far from the only comedian to flirt with blackface, long after its racism became apparent.

Chortle, 8th June 2020

I Talk Telly Awards 2019 winners announced

After 220,000 votes, Ricky Gervais leads this year's winners with three wins for After Life, whilst Graham Norton and Declan Donnelly pick up two awards each and this year's Special Recognition Award goes to a Corrie favourite and soap legend.

Elliot Gonzalez, I Talk Telly, 8th December 2019

BAFTA TV Awards nominations

Derry Girls, Mum, Sally4Ever, Stath Lets Flats and Car Share are amongst the comedy-related nominations in the 2019 BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA Craft Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 28th March 2019

Royal Television Society Awards 2018 nominations

The nominees for the Royal Television Society Awards 2018 include This Country, People Just do Nothing and Chewing Gum.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2018

Profile of Ant and Dec's gag writer Andy Milligan

The pair owe a debt to Andy Milligan - the man who helps them craft their gags for I'm A Celebrity every day.

Daily Record, 6th December 2017

Comedies nominated in Royal Television Society Awards 2017

Catastrophe, People Just Do Nothing and The Windsors are amongst the nominees for the Royal Television Society Awards 2017.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2017

Could Mrs. Brown really beat Ant and Dec?

The BBC could easily have a hit on their hands for when Strictly Come Dancing is out of season.

Sarah Deen, Metro, 11th January 2017

An Ant and Dec sitcom may be on TV by next year

Ant and Dec have admitted that they're finally moving forward with their sitcom plans and that 'there is stuff down on paper now'.

Rebecca Lewis, Metro, 24th March 2016