Billy Connolly: Modern Comics 'Killing Stand-Up Comedy'

Billy Connolly: Modern Comics 'Killing Stand-Up Comedy'

3.01.2013
Billy Connolly has waded into the row over Channel 4's controversial TV quiz which sparked a storm of protest from outraged viewers - and...
Jack Whitehall Under Pressure To Step Down From Television Awards

Jack Whitehall Under Pressure To Step Down From Television Awards

3.01.2013
Comedian Jack Whitehall is under pressure to stand down as presenter of a prize at the National Television Awards following complaints...
Child Murder Joke Won't Be Removed From 'This Is 40'

Child Murder Joke Won't Be Removed From 'This Is 40'

20.12.2012
Director Judd Apatow has refused to remove a joke about child murder from his new film 'This Is 40' following the Connecticut school massacre...
Which Comedian Has Painted Philip Schofield In Hell?

Which Comedian Has Painted Philip Schofield In Hell?

14.12.2012
Any celebrities who have been on the receiving end of one of Harry Hill's surreal jibes on TV Burp will be well aware of the comedian's...
LOOK: Sacha Baron-Cohen Sports 'Jimmy Savile' Tracksuit At Comedy Awards

LOOK: Sacha Baron-Cohen Sports 'Jimmy Savile' Tracksuit At Comedy Awards

13.12.2012
Trust Sacha Baron-Cohen to come up with the goods and provide the British Comedy Awards with its only controversial moment (if you don't...
British Comedy Awards: Winners And Pictures

British Comedy Awards: Winners And Pictures

12.12.2012
The 2012 British Comedy Awards took place in London on Wednesday night - and there were some surprise winners among the results. Julia...
Vic Reeves And Bob Mortimer To Receive Comedy Award

Vic Reeves And Bob Mortimer To Receive Comedy Award

12.12.2012
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer will be awarded The Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award at The British Comedy Awards later. Mortimer said:...
Stewart Lee: 'You Can't Win At Comedy'

Stewart Lee: 'You Can't Win At Comedy'

10.12.2012
Stewart Lee. There are few names which carry more significance in contemporary British comedy. Not only has Lee worked in the industry...
The Poke's 100 Funniest People On Twitter

The Poke's 100 Funniest People On Twitter

7.12.2012
So how did The Poke come up with the list of the 100 Funniest People on twitter 2012? a) We asked our 75,000 followers to nominate the...
LOOK: 50 Comedy Christmas Gift Ideas

LOOK: 50 Comedy Christmas Gift Ideas

5.12.2012
It's the time of year when newspaper supplements are full of Christmas shopping advertisements guides, such as 'Gifts For The Man In Your...
Twenty Twelve Vs The Thick of It At British Comedy Awards

Twenty Twelve Vs The Thick of It At British Comedy Awards

3.12.2012
The BBC's Olympics-based comedy series Twenty Twelve will take on the broadcaster's political satire The Thick of It in three categories...
Happy Birthday, Woody Allen! 50 Of His Greatest Lines

Happy Birthday, Woody Allen! 50 Of His Greatest Lines

Andrea Mann  30.11.2012
"My one regret in life is that I am not someone else," said Woody Allen. He also said - and wrote - many other marvellous things, of course....
Happy 50th Birthday, Jon Stewart!

Happy 50th Birthday, Jon Stewart!

Andrea Mann  28.11.2012
Jon Stewart - wit, commentator and host of 'The Daily Show' - turns 50 today. And so we think it's only right to celebrate one of America's...
You'll Never Guess Who!

You'll Never Guess Who!

Ashley Percival  28.11.2012
Fans of Miranda Hart's eponymous sitcom will remember that when she tried to improve her own style she was unwittingly mistaken for a man...