Announcement came from show co-creator Armando Iannucci
Aha! The Norwich Pacino prepares to kick some bottom
Jackanackanory! A poster for the much-awaited Alan Partridge movie, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, was released to the delight of braying Alanites.
LG Arena, Birmingham
An 11-year-old boy from an Irish village, whose previous biggest role was as Bashful in a local production of Snow White, has been named one of the breakthrough stars of the year after receiving a surprise nomination for the British Comedy Awards.
In Twenty Twelve, Jessica Hynes added another unforgettable character to her roster. So what's next? She talks to Gerard Gilbert
Nominees have been announced for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
The critic without a ticket: Leaving aside the Darth Vader fighting gear taekwondo has too many video referrals
Sky Atlantic may be small, but it's attracted three top-notch comedies from British writers
Partridge is back – and he's still making us grateful for the indignities of bad television
Alan Partridge is to give fans a glimpse into his native Norfolk after comic Steve Coogan signed a new deal to bring the character back to TV.
For publishers, the big comedy Christmas book is central to the festive season – as familiar as cold turkey or an unwelcome visit from an annoying relative. Trouble is, most publishers are pretty useless at predicting smash hits.
As the latest Ricky Gervais mockumentary approaches, key players in TV comedy tell Gerard Gilbert why British shows lost their mass appeal and how they aim to regain it
Bard of the bath is making a big splash
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's TV comedy travelogue has made stars of the bickering duo, says Sarah Hughes