Stephen Fry, Spike Milligan, Paul Merton and David Walliams have all talked openly about their experiences with mental health problems
The show is part of C.K.'s new deal with FX
Vic and Bob are back in BBC2's House of Fools. The duo explain why writing a sitcom was their biggest test yet
Familiar faces will return to British screen after a ten-year absence
Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at the ceremony in London
Simon Amstell has apologised for suggesting there was racial segregation between Radio 1 and its sister station BBC Radio 1Xtra in reference to Nelson Mandela.
I helped to write a sitcom this week. It was with Jane Bussmann, the brilliant writer on Smack the Pony, Brass Eye and South Park, among other twisted TV gems. I wasn't the only one; there were about 50 of us in the basement of London's Soho Theatre on Sunday night, lending a hand on her new six-part sitcom.
In a writers’ room, you need clanking great balls just to speak up, says the South Park and Smack The Pony writer
Comedian Eddie Izzard has confirmed his intention to run for London Mayor in 2020.
Ed Balls is like Monty Python's Black Knight character for refusing to admit he was wrong about the economy, George Osborne said today.
Unique collision between comedy and science in Geneva
Today's lesson - how to produce a pleasurable comedy that passes the perils-of-primetime test
A year before the referendum, Andrew Maxwell deserves credit for doing material about Scottish independence, not least because he’s a London-based Irishman whose jokes could easily divide the room. But such is his skill, charm and Banana Kingdom’s faultless construction that he takes the crowd with him.
Tina Fey is planning a new comedy series after 30 Rock - but the comedian has decided her next role will be behind-the-scenes.
If you see Al Lubel you'll never forget his name. That's because the middle-aged New Yorker spends much of his mostly captivating hour playing with the sound of it - though not quite as much time as he spends describing how his over-protective Jewish mother smothered him.
Tonight is one of those nights where the comedy comes dangerously close to being defined by the audience rather than the comic. The tension occasioned by audience banter gone on too long, and gone wrong, at the start of this American comedian's show casts a shadow over much of the rest of the night.