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Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at the ceremony in London
'Fresh Meat' star sees off stiff competition from Alan Carr, David Mitchell, Graham Norton, Lee Mack and Sarah Millican to win top prize
Adelphi Theatre, London
The group have announced four more shows following their sell-out gig
Panel show regular answers criticism that format crowds out sketch shows
New Zealand law students had gained 300,000 views since Friday
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.
The star of 30 Rock has reshaped the comedy landscape over her career
That Puppet Game Show, Sat, BBC1 // The Hairy Bikers’ Restoration Road Trip, Sun, BBC2
Sketch realignment is a feature of this year's Fringe with various groups combining or downsizing, splintering off into solo ventures and so forth. The scene has never been so varied and there is something for even the most sceptical observer of the genre.
Comedy actor suffered a heart attack at his home in north-west London
A smart and meticulous comedy maker with a common touch, Ray Butt was absolutely the right man to orchestrate Only Fools and Horses, voted Britain's Best Sitcom in a nationwide poll in 2004.
“One man. One Bus. Three hundred and sixty miles of simulated post-apocalyptic desert and the endless struggle between man and nature personified.” The tagline for computer game Desert Bus makes it sound pretty exciting. It isn’t.