Tim Key: from living-room poetry jams to comedy ubiquity

Best known as Alan Partridge's Sidekick Simon, the self-proclaimed Single White Slut has found a keen audience for his weird, unsettling comedy "I didn't have an elaborate cover story that I'd ...

Comedian Doug Stanhope Raises Over $125k for Tornado Victim to Rankle Christians

There are plenty of good reasons to engage in charity, and a couple bad ones, but none as satisfying as giving out of unmitigated spite. That’s what stand-up comic Doug Stanhope proved earlier this ...

'Black Mirror' series two 'The Waldo Moment' review

Black Mirror's series two opener 'Be Right Back' was a compelling mix of light and dark, while last week's 'White Bear' was unremittingly bleak. But with series closer 'The Waldo Moment' being billed ...

Robert Downey Jr. will produce a film based on an episode of Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror'

Robert Downey Jr. will produce a film based on an episode of Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror' Charlie Brooker is one of those UK wonders who hasn't made the jump to American audiences yet, and that is a damn shame. Wildly prolific, Brooker seems to produce about 600 hours of new television ...

Edinburgh Film Festival: God Bless America Review

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Frank is an angry man, and one imagines Bobcat Goldthwait, the writer-director of God Bless America, is too. It’s a movie that takes aim at everything he (Frank or Godthwait, ...

Black Mirror Ends, Does Charlie Brooker Deserve A BAFTA?

Charlie Brooker’s pack of 3 stand-alone shows has certainly raised eyebrows with its controversial content but has won plaudits both from critics and the viewing public. The final episode aired last ...

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Al Campbell 2

I’m Ken Plume, and soon you’ll be listening to “A Bit Of A Chat” with me, Ken Plume. In this episode, I have another chat with the Screenwipe/Newswipe/Gameswipe, Happy Finish, and Funny Or Die ...

Doug Stanhope’s new album “Oslo-Burning The Bridge To Nowhere” in stores May 3rd

Roadrunner Comedy is excited to announce that premiere comedian Doug Stanhope will be releasing new live CD/DVD package Oslo: Burning The Bridge To Nowhere on May 3rd, 2011. This is Roadrunner ...

Is it good news that there's so many topical comedy shows?

Russell Howard's Good News and Frank Skinner's Opinionated are the latest in a slew of programmes offering a satirical take on current events. Are you still laughing? In retrospect, perhaps this ...

Miranda Hart wins hat-trick of British comedy awards

Miranda Hart hints that show might move channels after winning people's choice vote, best actress and best new comedy Miranda Hart won three prizes at the British comedy awards last night, including ...

In Full: British Comedy Awards - Winners

In Full: British Comedy Awards - Winners Digital Spy presents the full list of winners at tonight's 21st British Comedy Awards. Best Comedy Panel Show Have I Got News For You Shooting Stars Would I Lie To You - Winner! Best Comedy ...

Live: British Comedy Awards - Winners

Live: British Comedy Awards - Winners Digital Spy presents the live list of winners at tonight's 21st British Comedy Awards. The page will update as winners are announced. Best Comedy Panel Show Have I Got News For You Shooting Stars ...

British Comedy Awards: The Nominations

British Comedy Awards: The Nominations Digital Spy presents the full list of nominees for the 21st British Comedy Awards, which will be broadcast live on Saturday, January 22 at 9pm on Channel 4. Best Comedy Panel Show Have I Got News For ...

Endemol UK In Deal With Jonathan Ross

Endemol today announced it has entered an exclusive development deal with UK production company Hotsauce TV, owned by one of the UK’s most well known entertainers and talk show hosts, Jonathan Ross. ...

Konnie Huq cancels secret wedding to Charlie Brooker for Xtra Factor

Konnie Huq has been forced to cancel a holiday with her partner Charlie Brooker, because of her new job on The Xtra Factor. The former children’s TV presenter has been secretly dating the Newswipe ...

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Al Campbell

I’m Ken Plume, and soon you’ll be listening to “A Bit Of A Chat” with me, Ken Plume. In this episode, Ken Plume has a chat with the Screenwipe/Newswipe/Gameswipe, Happy Finish, and Funny Or Die ...

The Book Show | The First Election Debate | Welcome to Lagos | You Have Been Watching | Watch this

The Book Show | The First Election Debate | Welcome to Lagos | You Have Been Watching The Book Show 7pm, Sky Arts 1 Upper-crust socialite and interior designer Nicky Haslam appears to have made a ...

Charlie Brooker "ashamed" to beat 'Bgt'

Charlie Brooker Charlie Brooker has claimed that he was "ashamed" to triumph over Britain's Got Talent at the recent Rts Awards. The 39-year-old presenter's show Newswipe beat Got Talent and The X Factor in the ...

Geek shows and movies on UK TV in the coming week

FlashForward is back, TV Burp comes to an end, and there are plenty of movies to keep you busy too in our guide to upcoming UK TV... Harry Hill's unique take on telly in his TV Burp comes to an end ...

BBC1 dominates Rts awards with wins for The Street and Small Island

BBC flagship channel takes nine prizes as The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent lose out to Charlie Brooker's Newswipe Rts awards in pictures Read the full list of winners and nominees BBC1 ...

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