The hit BBC drama drew average viewing figures of 9.6 million on Sunday
The musician echoed the comedian’s sentiments, warning that the current democratic system “may not be viable for much longer”
Goalkeeper is now back in action and hoping to reassert his World Cup claims
Shadow Cabinet Office ministercondems publication of “annual” guest list
The comedian says he is 'overwhelmingly excited' about the show
The show is part of C.K.'s new deal with FX
The comic's aggressive style does not match his true self, finds Gerard Gilbert
Armando Iannucci recently said that the UK falls behind the US when it comes to female comedy writers. Do you find it to be a male-dominated industry?
By the time of his sudden death, Addison Cresswell was undeniably a captain of the British comedy industry. Tall, fast-talking, dapper and not averse to thumping tables to make a point, the power he wielded as director of the comedy management agency Off The Kerb gained him a fearsome reputation, and one of which he was well aware. In 2000, he brought up his having been described as "the Darth Vader of the Fringe" before his interviewer had a chance to. His philosophy was this: "Small acts feed off the big ones and you need a few big names to make people feel it's worth going to."
"Bo Burnham: What", Pleasance Grand, Edinburgh Fringe, August
In fairness to Snowden, the Queen has been giving Christmas messages for a long time
Programmes that mock politicians cross the line from satire to comment, he says
The charity is under fire after a ‘Panorama’ exposé, but the laws governing investments are complex
Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at the ceremony in London
What does Miley Cyrus have at Christmas? Twerky. This, according to a poll by the comedy channel Gold, is the nation's favourite new festive joke and as such will feature in a specially commissioned box of comedy crackers this Christmas. I think I preferred the runner-up - Why is it getting harder to buy Advent calendars? Because their days are numbered - but they're neither of them close to the all-time classic: How do snowmen get around? They ride an icicle. You can have that one.
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.