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Lynn Returns for This Time With Alan Partridge

Felicity Montagu is returning to play Lynn in This Time With Alan Partridge. Following news last week that filming had begun on This Time With Alan Partridge for BBC One, it has now been announced that Alan’s loyal assistant Lynn will feature in the new show. The six-part series will see [...]

February 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Monster Watching

The 2015 comedy horror short The Monster is now available to watch online. Directed by Bob Pipe, the short stars TVO regular Richard Glover (Sightseers, A Field in England) as an iconic movie monster who falls in love with his leading lady. Also starring Helen George, Simon Cotton and Matt [...]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

David Copperfield with Iannucci

Armando Iannucci is directing a new adaptation of David Copperfield. The Personal History of David Copperfield will be Armando’s third film as director after In the Loop and The Death of Stalin. He has co-written the script with Simon Blackwell (Back, The Thick of It). Dev Patel (Lion, [...]

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Adam Kay on RHLSTP

Adam Kay is the latest guest on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, or as the cool kids are calling it RHLSTP. Junior Doctor turned comedian turned bestselling author Adam Kay talks to Richard about his acclaimed book This Is Going To Hurt and has plenty of stories to tell [...]

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lowe in Eternal Beauty

Alice Lowe has joined the cast of Eternal Beauty directed by Submarine‘s Craig Roberts. The film will star Sally Hawkins, who is in the running for this year’s Best Actress Oscar for her role in The Shape Of Water.  Ahead of production in Wales beginning this spring, it has now been [...]

February 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Mister Biscuits

William Andrews, David Elms and Cariad Lloyd are the stars of a recently released – and rather fun – short film, which you can download for free now. Anyone who has owned a pet in their lives has, at some point, had a discussion about how great it would be if their pet could talk. [...]

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Songs for the Apocalypse

As our impending doom approaches, it’s good to know some people have us covered, as Jonny & the Baptists have unleashed a brand new long-player to see us through the end of days, and it is already available to buy right now. After all, time is ticking! Entitled Songs for the Apocalypse, [...]

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

This Time With Alan Partridge

Filming has begun on This Time With Alan Partridge, which will be on BBC One later this year. The new six-part series will see Alan handed a career lifeline – the chance to stand in, temporarily, as the co-host of This Time, an evening weekday magazine show. Joining Steve Coogan on the sofa [...]

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Camping in the US

Julia Davis’ dark comedy Camping is being remade in the US by the creators of Girls. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are remaking the Sky Atlantic comedy for American network HBO. This will be their first project together since their HBO comedy Girls ended in 2017. The eight-part series is [...]

February 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pemberton & Gatiss join Good Omens

Steve Pemberton and Mark Gatiss have joined the cast of Good Omens.  Steve and Mark will be taking on the roles of mysterious book-buyers Harmony and Glozier. With this casting news, they’re following in the footsteps of their fellow The League of Gentlemen star Reece Shearsmith, who was [...]

February 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Wannabe coming soon

Filming has started on new BBC Three comedy Wannabe, with Nicholas Burns and Jim Howick among the cast. The four-part series starring and co-written by Lily Brazier (People Just Do Nothing) is set to land on BBC Three next month. Lily Brazier plays Maxine, former member of 90s girl group Variety, [...]

February 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Anna Mann on DVD

Anna Mann: A Sketch Show for Depressives is now available to buy on DVD. Colin Hoult is taking Anna Mann on tour very soon  with his hit 2017 Edinburgh show Anna Mann in How We Stop the Fascists, but in the meantime you can now get yourself 2016’s Anna Mann: A Sketch Show For [...]

February 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Paul Kaye and Toydrum

Paul Kaye stars in a new music video for Toydrum’s ‘I’ve Got a Future’ directed by Jack Weatherley. In the new video from British filmmaker Jack Weatherley, a track from Brighton-based band Toydrum gets a sombre reworking by longstanding musical collaborators Nick Cave and [...]

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

High & Dry coming soon

High & Dry, a new comedy series from Marc Wootton, is coming soon to E4. Written by Marc Wootton and directed by Dave Lambert, High & Dry began life as a Channel 4 ‘comedy blap’ back in 2015, before it was commissioned for a full series by E4. Having crash landed in a tropical [...]

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

BBC orders more Inside No. 9

Brilliant news! BBC Two has commissioned a fifth series of Inside No. 9 to air in 2019. This year, Inside No. 9 scooped the Writers’ Guild Award for the Best TV Situation Comedy and was also crowned Comedy Of The Year and Best TV Comedy Drama 2017 in the Comedy.co.uk Awards, adding to an [...]

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Alice Lowe is Ghosted

Short film Ghosted, starring Alice Lowe, is now available to watch online. Ghosted follows Rebecca (Alice Lowe), a widowed artist who is trying to get back into the dating scene after the loss of her husband. But when Rebecca heads out on her quest for new love, she finds herself being literally [...]

February 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

February Shooting the Breeze

Shooting the Breeze, the film night hosted by Rachel Stubbings, returns to Kino Bermondsey on Thursday 22nd February. For those not in the know, Shooting the Breeze is an hour of cinematic joy, putting new short films from brilliant talent (lovingly curated by Rachel Stubbings) up on the silver [...]

February 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Damned returns

Social work sitcom Damned is returning to Channel 4 this month. The first series of Damned aired in late 2016 and is available to catch up with on All4. Series two of the sitcom – written by Jo Brand, Morwenna Banks and The Thick of It‘s Will Smith – is set to begin [...]

February 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tommy Cockles at the 100 Club

Following his sell-out Christmas show, Tommy Cockles is returning to London’s 100 Club on February 20th.  The star of Music Hall and Variety, whose opinions on his contemporaries formed a key part of The Fast Show, was recently coaxed out of retirement by his old friend Simon Day [...]

January 29, 2018 // 0 Comments