The 61-year-old Blackadder star is returning to TV with the lead role in ITV’s new adaptation of Maigret
How dull would our lives be if we, in effect, introduce a mandatory retirement age for wisecracks?
Six highlights from Frank Kelly's career-defining role as alcoholic misanthrope Father Jack
After being closeted away in a girls' school and becoming a militant Christian, she's gone on to tell lurid tales of her sex life and is about to play a murderous webcam girl. Whatever happened, Michaela Coel?
It's about the time we stop asking the question: 'Can women be funny?'
Even those who are unfamiliar with Reeves and Mortimer's sketch shows can get a kick out of watching them live
'Hurtful attacks on defenceless people are inappropriate,' a new ethics code says
Gervais hasn’t toured a stand-up routine for some time
The comedy duo celebrate 25 years of their partnership with a new 'very funny' performance
British satire isn’t dead so much as sleeping - someone give me a nudge when it wakes up
It’s amazing how most of his skits work for a British audience
Jamie Babbit’s comedy tells the tangled lives of two sisters that get involved in an accidental murder
YouGov has complied the ten best-loved Birish comedies
The comedian's hit-clip, which shows him 'teaching' an entire year of school, has already received over 1.6 million hits in just under two days
The best stuff is timeless, relying on Barker's facility for dazzling wordplay
British actor Roger Lloyd-Pack, who died today at the age of 69, will always be remembered for his lovable simpleton Trigger in Only Fools and Horses - here are his best bits.