The human capacity to carry on loving rang through the hour
When I watch Girls, I want to shake them hard and shout "bloody grow up"
Dieudonné is currently under investigation for fraudulent bankruptcy
Shearsmith suggests new series would be with different characters
Ah, the voice of a generation.
On 26 February, Spitting Image will celebrate its 30 birthday. BBC Four will mark the occasion with a special episode of Arena which promises to tell the “vexed and frequently hilarious story” of the sketch show which ran for 21 series between 1984 and 1996 and marked a high point in British satire.
Viewers complained the comedian's strong opinions were not challenged
Stephen Fry, Spike Milligan, Paul Merton and David Walliams have all talked openly about their experiences with mental health problems
Manuel Valls accused Dieudonne M'bala M'bala of trying to bankrupt himself to avoid the charges
Julian Hall picks this year’s must-see comedy
The row over the “quenelle” gesture deepened today after it emerged that a picture had been posted on the internet of a man making the reportedly anti-Semitic hand signal in front of a Toulouse school where three Jewish children were murdered.
With his trademark gesture hitting headlines, John Lichfield profiles the man behind it
The representative worked with some of the comedy circuit’s best known stars, including Lee Evans, Jo Brand, Alan Carr and Jack Dee
Besides being really very boring, it’s also an irritating moral lecture on the way people consume news media
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.