Comedy

Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlists announced
This year's Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlists include Richard Gadd, Al Porter and Nish Kumar
Edinburgh review: Mark Thomas: The Red Shed (Traverse Theatre)
Mark Thomas goes on a quest to find the truth of an old memory in his latest stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe
The Play That Goes Wrong to tour UK
The Olivier Award-winning comedy has also extended its West End run
Press Night: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
We chat to the cast and guests at last night's opening of Mischief Theatre's new show
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre)
This new show from Mischief Theatre is the funniest play since Noises Off
Lenny Henry joins board of National Theatre
The actor was knighted for his services to drama in 2015
Mr Foote's Other Leg transfers to the West End
Simon Russell Beale will reprise his role for the run
Sam Simmons wins Edinburgh Comedy Award
The Australian comic has been nominated twice before; Sofie Hagen was named Best Newcomer
Arthur Darvill pens children's show for National Theatre
The Doctor Who and Once star has written the music for an adaptation of I Want My Hat Back
Lenny Henry to be knighted in Queen's birthday honours
Henry said it was a 'wonderful thing' to be recognised