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.
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.
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
Partridge is back – and he's still making us grateful for the indignities of bad television
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.
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
Matt LeBlanc became a hermit after Friends and Joey – but the chance to send himself up in a new sitcom was irresistible, he tells James Rampton
Harry Potter meets Clash of the Titans, as a schoolboy (Logan Lerman) discovers he's the super-powered son of Poseidon.
So here is how the dread Chris Columbus intends to fill the franchise-vacuum once Harry Potter finally departs the screen.
As a blockbuster that's intended to turn history into, like, fun for kids, this is not as irksome as Nicolas Cage's two National Treasure movies.