Sarah Millican announces Australia and New Zealand tour, plus appears on BBC1’s John Bishop Christmas Show and BBC2’s QI

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Millican is set to tour Australia and New Zealand in 2016, with a series of dates across the Antipodes of her fantastic Outsider show. You can find a full list of dates and buy tickets here. You can aso snap up tickets to UK dates of the show here.

In other Sarah news, she will be performing stand-up on BBC1’s The John Bishop Christmas Show alongside a plethora of stars from the world of comedy and music. You can watch the show on BBC1 at 9pm on 21st December. Find out more about the show here

You can also see Sarah being quite interesting alongside Stephen Fry, Alan Davies and a selection of other funny people on QI, broadcasting on BBC2 at 10pm on 22nd January. You can find out more about the show here

Jimmy Carr hosts Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown plus announces new tour dates

The hardest working man in comedy™ has a typically hectic couple of months ahead, as he makes a plethora of appearances on our TV screens.

Jimmy will be hosting two festive episodes of 8 Out Of 10 Cats, bringing the usual mix of surveys and silliness to Channel 4’s flagship panel show. They will be broadcasting at 9pm on 24th and 29th December. You can find out more about the programme here

Jimmy will return as host of spin-off 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown in the new year, with the usual mix of letters, numbers and funny broadcasting on Channel 4 at 9pm on the 15th, 22nd and 29th January.

Also making a welcome return is The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. Expect jokes, celebrity guests and maybe even the occasional question on Channel 4’s 2015-based knees up. It broadcasts 9pm on 26th December. There will also be Big Fat Quiz Of Everything special early next year, broadcasting January 5th at 9pm. You can find more about the show here

January also sees Jimmy embarking on a world tour of hit show Funny Business with a series of dates in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, as well as across Europe. You can find a full list of Jimmy dates including those for his upcoming Best Of, Ultimate, Greatest Hits tour.

Jack Whitehall appears on new series of Sky1’s A League Of Their Own, hosts a new BBC2 Backchat special and guests on Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz Of Everything

Jack Whitehall and father Michael will be engaged in another round of celebrity interviews and familial bickering as they bring Backchat back to BBC2 for a festive special. It will broadcast 26th December at 10.30pm. Find out more about the show here

In January, Jack will be joining Messrs Redknapp, Flintoff and Corden for another bout of sporting silliness in January as A League Of Their Own makes a welcome return to Sky One. You can catch it on 7th January at 9pm. Find out more about the show here

Jack will also be joining Jimmy Carr and others for The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything, broadcasting at 9pm on 5th January on Channel 4.

And don’t forget 2016 will see Jack reprise the role of JP in Channel 4’s hit sitcom Fresh Meat. Follow our twitter for broadcast details and go here to find out more about the show

David O Doherty on tour plus set to record episode BBC Radio 4’s The Unbelievable Truth

You can still catch the Lidl Enya David O’Doherty on his latest tour, We Are All in the Gutter, But Some of Us Are Looking at David O’Doherty. For a comprehensive gig list and to buy tickets, go here

David will also be recording two episodes of hit BBC Radio 4 panel show The Unbelievable Truth in January. You can find out more about the show here.

Joe Lycett to be new host of BBC Radio 4’s It’s Not What You Know, announces new tour dates for 2016 plus appears on Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Dave’s As Yet Untitled

We are delighted to announce that Joe Lycett is set to take over from Miles Jupp as the new host of BBC Radio 4’s It’s No What You Know. To find out more about the show, go here

In other Joe news, the final set of dates have just been released for his hit show That’s The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett following a sell-out run in 2015, including shows in Ireland and a huge homecoming in Birmingham on the 10th July. You can find details and buy tickets here

Joe will also be joining our very own Jimmy Carr for a festive selection of surveys and silliness on 8 Out Of 10 Cats, broadcasting at 9pm on 24th December on Channel 4, and Alan Davies for a chat about comedy and life on Dave’s As Yet Untitled, broadcasting 10pm on 23rd December.

Luke Kempner’s Impression Of 2015 on ITV

The brilliantly talented Luke Kempner’s new show, Luke Kempner’s Impression Of 2015, will be broadcast at 9pm on ITV2 on 28th December. The show will see Luke tackle the big stories of the year and features a host of musical and comedy guests. You can find out more about the show here

Pippa Evans to appear on Dave’s Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled, BBC Radio 4’s 15 Minute Musicals and as part of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Pippa Evans will be joining Alan Davies and a bunch of other funny people for a chat about comedy and life on Dave’s As Yet Untitled, broadcasting at 10pm on 19th January. You canfind out more about the show here

Pippa will also be appearing on BBC Radio 4’s 15 Minute Musicals, broadcasting at 6.15pm on Monday 28th and Thursday 31st December.

And don’t forget that you can also catch Pippa alongside the rest of the cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical as the hit show transfers from the Apollo Theatre to The Lyric. Tickets and more info here

Frankie Boyle announces new tour dates for Hurt Like You’ve Never Been Loved

Frankie Boyle has just announced another series of dates for latest hit show Hurt Like You’ve Never Been Loved. You can find a full list here

Stuart Goldsmith takes An Hour on tour, plus brings The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast to Soho Theatre

Stuart Goldsmith is taking his hit Edinburgh show An Hour on tour following a triumphant Edinburgh run of packed houses and stellar reviews. To find a full list of shows and buy tickets here

Praise for An Hour:

“A keen eye helps form wonderfully descriptive phrases” **** Chortle

“His material is beautifully crafted” **** Fest

“A showcase of quietly perfect stand-up” ***** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

Stuart will also be bringing the critically-acclaimed Comedian’s Comedian Podcast to The Soho Theatre with guests Romesh Ranganathan, Isy Suttie and Dave Gorman already booked for mind-expanding comedy chats. You can book tickets here

Larry Dean brings hit show Out Now to the Soho Theatre

The fantastic Larry Dean is bringing his Fosters Comedy Award-nominated, critically acclaimed hit show Out Now to the Soho Theatre. Praise for Out Now:

“Sharp and unexpected lines… an irresistible chutzpah” – Chortle

“Fascinatingly funny… I’m sure Dean will be winning other awards in the future” – Evening Standard

“The audience lap up his cheeky-chappie shtick” – The Guardian

You can buy tickets and find out more about the show here For all industry enquiries relating to Larry and for industry tickets to Out Now, please contact Liz Hadley:liz@chambersmgt.com

Sarah Callaghan brings Elephant to the Soho Theatre, plus appears on Channel 4’s That’s So Last Century

The wonderful Sarah Callaghan is bringing her acclaimed show Elephant to Soho Theatre in March. A confessional exploration of ambition and escape, Elephant received rave reviews at the Fringe in 2015, resulting in a nomination for Sarah for the Malcolm Hardee Award for ‘Act Most Likely To Win A Million Quid’. Praise for Elephant:

“The instant she steps on stage you know you’re in the presence of someone new and special” ***** Mirror

“A powerhouse. She’s an utter natural on stage… radiates confidence” **** Chortle

“Fiercely impressive and quite stunning debut hour” **** Scotsman

“Armed with bags of attitude, she’s a refreshing working-class comedy voice… reminiscent of a young Kathy Burke” **** Herald

You can find details and buy tickets here

For all industry enquiries relating to Sarah and for industry tickets, please contact Liz Hadley: liz@chambersmgt.com

Aisling Bea to appear on BBC1’s Room 101 and Sky1’s A League Of Their Own

Aisling Bea will be joining host Frank Skinner and fellow guests Trevor McDonald and David Tennant to discuss what they could do without on BBC1’s hit show Room 101. It broadcasts 9pm on Thursday 14th January. You may wish to watch the show on iPlayer though, as broadcasting at the same time is Aisling’s appearance on is A League Of Their Own on Sky1.

For all UK industry enquiries relating to Aisling, please contact Liz Hadley:liz@chambersmgt.com

Trevor Noah returns to UK for two sell out shows at London’s Hammersmith Apollo

The fantastic Trevor Noah returns to these shores this month, bringing his brilliant Lost In Translation show to the Hammersmith Apollo on 21st and 22nd December.

For all UK industry enquiries relating to Trevor, please contact Liz Hadley:liz@chambersmgt.com