It's got the rudery and crudery, but this is also a sassy, smart comedy where the women are competent and it's the sugared almonds that get skewered
Celebrity chef switched to 'graveyard slot' as TV ratings plummet
The performance artist and designer Leigh Bowery is being celebrated at the ICA. In an extract from her book, Sue Tilley remembers a flamboyant friend
The latest comedy show from Little Britain duo Matt Lucas and David Walliams has been recommissioned for a second series, the BBC announced today.
A huge, one-off production of the popular musical Les Misérables is to be staged at the O2 Arena in London featuring the comedian Matt Lucas, it was announced yesterday.
We're backstage at the London Coliseum during the first stage and make-up rehearsals for ENO's new production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.
A private rehab clinic that has treated a string of celebrities, including the singer Amy Winehouse, has been ordered to close by a health regulator.
The comedian Matt Lucas has pulled out of his debut performance in a West End play following the sudden death of his former civil partner.
On Tuesday, Bermuda marks the 400th anniversary of its discovery by the British. But, Simone Kane asks, is it growing closer to America these days?
The shy star of 'Gavin and Stacey' talks about her latest role, writing with James Corden and the pleasures of 'nice-com'
Little Briton with a large talent
Matt Lucas will be rejoining one of his old mates from his National Youth Music Theatre days, Adam Meggido, on Thursday [30 April] when he appears in the improvised musical Showstopper! at the Leicester Square Theatre.
Barunka O'Shaughnessy once worked in a jam factory in order to make ends meet. It was mind-numbing work. "My job was to pick up any jam-jars that had fallen over," she recollects, "but one only fell over every five hours. I was going mad there!"
Women can be funny too
Britain's first celebrity gay divorce was cleared by the courts yesterday when the comedian Matt Lucas was granted a legal separation from his partner in a case reported to be worth £15m.
'Shameless' and 'Little Britain' are going to America, 'Life on Mars' to Spain and 'The Office' to Russia. But British humour doesn't always travel well. Alice Jones reports