Employment tribunal ruled his 'pantomime persona' did not appeal to a wide audience
Certain parts of this CGI-heavy show seemed to have been organised more for Hammond's enjoyment than the viewers'
A Very English Education, Sun, BBC2 // Boardwalk Empire, Sat, Sky Atlantic
Inside the National Trust, Sun, ITV / Celebrity Wedding Planner, Fri, Channel 5
Relegation candidates share the points at the KC Stadium
For all its ingenuity and imagination, the first episode in a magical series lacks the human touch
Bridget Christie won this year's Foster's Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe
OperaUpClose specialises in bold transpositions, best exemplified by its witty setting of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera in an IKEA store. For Tosca their writer-director Adam Spreadbury-Maher has effected a different kind of transposition, but one which is entirely logical.
The Archers' outgoing editor Vanessa Whitburn has denied that the drama has been competing with soaps such as EastEnders for sensational storylines.
...and it could prove that he really didn’t commit the greatest crime in royal history
Hans was Heiri is built around a rotating house. The set looks like a dolls’ house, a square of four rooms with simple furniture. Then it starts to spin. The performers stay upright as the floor tilts under them, until gravity sends them tumbling from room to room.
Amit Drori’s Savanna looks like a mechanical Eden. Enchanting robot creatures nose the air and investigate the stage: a trundling tortoise, a springbok made of springs. There are “ohhhs” of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.
Ockham’s Razor’s aerial performance on the opening night of London International Mime Festival sets out to explore the idea of being lost and visual tales about trust and identity are the happy results.
If it's running a marathon or growing a tash, I admire those who raise money money for charity
Brian Conley goes from the I'm A Celebrity... jungle to a Caribbean island in Birmingham
Paul O’Grady’s alter-ego Lily Savage as Widow Twankey was exuberant