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Monty Python to stage final live show on TV

The Final night of the Monty Python Live (mostly) tour is to be broadcast live from the O2 on Gold on July 20th.John Cleese. Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will perform as Monty Pyt...

Comedy legend Rik Mayall dies at just 56

Rik Mayall's manager has confirmed that Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56. At this stage no details of the reason for his death have been released but he was left in a coma back in 1998 after a quad bike acc...

BBC Radio 2 Announces Comedy Week

 And it starts tomorrow night. To kick off this year’s BBC Radio 2 New Comedy awards, from tonight BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a series of comedy show pilots over the next four nights.There’s a...

Karl Pilkington Moaning about Life?

Jo Wiley chatted to Karl Pilkington about his new book that accompanies his recent TV series "The Moaning Of Life".Karl who shot to fame when best friends Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant sent him around ...

23rd May 2014 – News Round Up

Here's a quick round up of some of the latest TV comedy news from the last couple of weeks.David Walliams for ChristmasBBC One have confirmed plans to adapt a third children's book from David Walliams, ...

Hancock Goes Blue ?

Well not quite, on Monday May 12th 2014, the day that would have been his 90th birthday, an English Heritage Blue Plaque has been unveiled by his legendary scriptwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson honouring th...

More Vintage Shows Join The Comeback Trail

Like many of the other media we've recently been reporting on the number of old TV shows finding their way back in one form or another.Comedy playhouse is currently back on BBC1 for a three week run, last w...

Back On TV – Comedy Playhouse

Well it's back.  After nearly 40 years since it's last BBC outing Comedy Playhouse returned to BBC1 29th April 2014 with an episode written by Red Dwarf co-creator Doug Naylor and stars sitcom stalwarts Hugh De...

Dads Army Marching Back To The Big Screen

It seems we cant get enough of  classic comedy remakes as the news today has been full of Dads Army's return.It seems the story broke yesterday in The Sunday Times and has found it's way everywhere else ove...