Kevin Eldon

Funny Cow Trailer

The first trailer has been released for new British comedy film Funny Cow. Funny Cow charts the rise to stardom of a female comic (played by Maxine Peake) through the 1970s and 1980s, set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit in the North of England. [...]

March 4, 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

Angstrom

New radio comedy Angstrom, starring Matt Holness, begins Wednesday 10th January on BBC Radio 4. A spoof of Scandi-noir crime dramas, Angstrom stars Matt Holness as Knut Angstrom – a brooding, alcoholic, maverick Swedish detective from the tough streets of Oslo. Following the death of his [...]

January 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

Shortlist for Writers’ Guild Awards

Inside No. 9, Kevin Eldon and Sarah Kendall are among the nominees for this year’s Writers’ Guild Awards. Here’s the shortlist for the Awards’ comedy categories: Best TV Situation Comedy Inside No. 9 ‘The Bill’ (Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith) Back (Simon [...]

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Murder on the Blackpool Express

Murder on the Blackpool Express is set to air Saturday November 11th on Gold. Murder on the Blackpool Express follows Terry, a coach driver who’s stuck in a rut and has an unrequited crush on tour organiser, Gemma. When an OAP dies under suspicious circumstances, Terry suspects that [...]

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Timewasters is no waste of time

Daniel Lawrence Taylor’s sitcom about a time-travelling jazz band is well worth your time. In Timewasters, a filthy lift in a dilapidated  block of flats becomes a time machine, sending a struggling four-piece jazz band back to the roaring 20s. The central players are Daniel Lawrence [...]

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gunpowder

Comic actors including Mark Gatiss, Kevin Eldon, David Bamber and Richard Glover appear in BBC One’s Gunpowder. The new three-part historical drama follows Robert Catesby, the man who masterminded the 1605 ‘gunpowder plot’ to blow up Parliament and kill reigning British monarch [...]

October 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Danger Mouse New Series

Following his return to our screens in 2015, after a leave of absence, the Danger Mouse reboot is back for a second series, with Kevin Eldon as the voice of his sidekick, Penfold. The new series kicked off on Monday 4th September, and you can now watch all of last week’s five episodes on [...]

September 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Timewasters Trailer

The first trailer for ITV2’s new time-travel comedy Timewasters has been released. This new sitcom from ITV2 is about a struggling South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920s via a lift in a block of flats. Created by and starring Daniel Lawrence Taylor (Hunderby) with Barunka [...]

September 6, 2017 // 2 Comments

London Film Festival

The lineup for BFI’s London Film Festival has been announced. This year’s festival runs from 4th to 15th October and there are a few TVO-connected films among the jam-packed programme. Funny Cow In 1970s and 80s Northern England, a woman rises above abusive relationships and crass [...]

September 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebr-ALAN-tion for Partridge in Manchester

I’m Alan Partridge is 20 years old this year, so the good folk behind the Pilot Light TV Festival are putting on a celebratory shindig in Manchester next month to celebrate. AHA! I’m Alan Partridge 20th Anniversary Celebration Special will see the Norfolk broadcaster, who first rose to [...]

July 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eldon On The Blackpool Express

Kevin Eldon has joined the cast of Murder On The Blackpool Express. The one-off comedy special will air on the UKTV channel Gold in autumn and has been written by stand-up comedian and Hebburn writer Jason Cook. Alongside Kevin Eldon, the cast includes Johnny Vegas, Sian Gibson, Nigel Havers, [...]

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tony Way In Alternative Rom Com

A new film, which claims to “reinvent the rom com” starts shooting in London next week, and Tony Way will be playing one of the main characters. The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy is the story of how one man’s quest for love turns to revenge when his wife-to-be attempts to take him [...]

July 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Wake For Blake With Eldon

Kevin Eldon is performing at a special event to raise money for a memorial for the poet and artist William Blake. A Wake For Blake will take place at the Leicester Square Theatre on Monday 25th September. As well as Kevin Eldon, the current line-up features Stewart Lee, Simon Munnery, Robin Ince, [...]

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

TV Licensing with Kevin Eldon

Kevin Eldon stars in a series of TV Licensing videos, about some of the strangest excuses that people have given to justify not paying for their TV licence. In the videos, Kevin plays poet Adrian Holt, who has turned the excuses into limericks for National Limerick Day. See the videos below: [...]

May 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kevin Eldon Is A Pointless Celebrity

Sorry, we couldn’t resist that headline… because we all know he’s anything but that! Anyhow, the cult comedy legend is to appear on Celebrity Pointless this weekend. The general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of [...]

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eldon and Byron

Kevin Eldon has joined the cast of new BBC Radio 4 comedy Byron and the Curse of Sintra. Here’s the premise of the one-off comedy drama: Early in the 1800s, flamboyant Romantic poet Byron (as notorious for his scandalous aristocratic excesses as for his work) fled to Portugal from jealous [...]

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kevin Eldon Will See You Now… Thirdly.

Kevin Eldon returns to BBC Radio 4 tonight with a third series of his sketch series Kevin Eldon Will See You Now. The first series of four episodes aired back in 2012, with a second set following in 2014. With no further episodes produced last year, it was understandable for many of Eldon’s [...]

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Series Four Update

The cast has been announced for Inside No. 9 series four. Filming is underway on the fourth series of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton‘s dark comedy anthology series. We now know that among the guest cast will be Zoë Wanamaker (Harry Potter), Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Emilia Fox (Silent [...]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Second Series for Damned

Channel 4 has announced that Damned will return for a second series. The first series of Jo Brand’s social workers comedy aired in autumn 2016 and the cast included Kevin Eldon, Alan Davies and Isy Suttie alongside Brand herself. TVO regulars Diane Morgan and Aisling Bea also popped up [...]

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments