The Week in Comedy
The film has had one of the biggest original sci-fi openings in recent years
It's more like a TV special, but even so, Steve Coogan serves up the funniest movie this year
Announcement came from show co-creator Armando Iannucci
The Alan Partridge Movie has been seven years in the making, but we didn't dare believe it would ever become a reality until today - the films first trailer has just been released. The movie itself will be out August 7th this year.
Michael Winterbottom's biopic about 'King of Soho' Paul Raymond reunites him with the Alan Patridge star - but despite Coogan's porn-appropriate moustache, he doesn't fit the bill
There is double delight for Olivia Colman after she was nominated twice in the same category in the British Comedy Awards.
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.
Ben Stiller is good at penis jokes, but does he long to be taken seriously? Gill Pringle finds out
The life of the pornography baron and property tycoon Paul Raymond was so colourful it's not surprising he is still in the headlines more than four years after his death.
Paul Raymond died in 2008, but his son is still defending him. Luke Blackall reports
Sky Atlantic may be small, but it's attracted three top-notch comedies from British writers
"Back of the net!" "Kiss my face!" "Jurassic Park!" The disclosure by comedy writer Armando Iannucci that Alan Partridge is finally to have his own film shot later this year prompted a wave of triumphant Partridgeisms.
Writer Armando Iannucci reveals DJ's return
Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire has been given permission to appeal to the Supreme Court against orders that he cannot rely on privilege against self-incrimination in the phone-hacking proceedings.
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.