The MP for Tottenham spoke to The Independent about a short film project on social housing in the capital
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Friday 02 August 2013
Given that David Baddiel's first stand up show for 16 years apparently arose out of an educational talk, the George Square Theatre (a lecture hall for the rest of the year), is a venue match made in heaven. It's also a far cry from the comedian's Wembley Arena days of rock n' roll comedy.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
After her controversial comments made on This Morning last week, the former Apprentice contestant said she disagreed with treating addiction
Phillip Schofield defends 'gorgeous' dress Holly Willoughby wore on The Voice UK final following BBC apology
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Holly Willoughby's This Morning co-host Phillip Schofield has leapt to her defence after some viewers complained about her "unsuitable" choice of low-cut dress in the final of The Voice.
Friday 08 March 2013
Comic Relief has apologised to its supporters after Frankie Boyle caused controversy at a charity gig with a string of gags about the Queen.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
The Westboro Baptist Church, featured on our list of Youtube's Hall of Homophobia Shame, and a shoo-in for prime position on pretty much any other list of despicable views, made headlines again this week with an announcement that they'd be protesting the funerals of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
His cycling career has already gone up in smoke and on Bonfire Night an effigy of Lance Armstrong will do just the same.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Move on, definitely nothing to see here. If we all ignore them, they might just go away.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
After the Olympic opening ceremony superbly managed to showcase the wide and eclectic history of British music, featuring everything from "Chariots of Fire" to Dizzee Rascal, the standard for any future music-related goings on during London 2012 was set very high.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Jonathan Ross is to become a cartoon character in TV hit Phineas And Ferb.
Thursday 05 July 2012
D-I-V-O-R-C-E, spells out Tammy Wynette, in what is arguably the most famous song about the end of a marriage ever recorded. Wynette may not have actually written the 1968 hit, but anyone familiar with the pained vocal would not be surprised to learn that she had already been divorced twice.
Saturday 16 June 2012
... and he reserved a blessing for our own Jonathan Brown at the start of his British visit
Tuesday 05 June 2012
If British TV has been dominated by flag-waving this week, across the pond, America's been busy crowning its own royalty at the MTV Movie Awards 2012. Fewer corgis, more Kardashians. But Sunday night's awards (screened last night on MTV UK) managed to have a few moments where the action was suitably red, white and blue hued.
Friday 09 March 2012
This perky remake of Tom Holland's 1985 comedy horror benefits from a supremely hammy turn from David Tennant as Peter Vincent, a fruity, leather-trousered Las Vegas magician who rarely keeps his top on.
Sunday 05 February 2012
You see those two tiny dots in the distance? That's you, that is. Well, it was if "you" were Rob Newman and David Baddiel. Oh, how we chuckled at their "History Today" sketches in the early 1990s. How we roared as they took their shtick to Wembley Arena, becoming the first comedians to fill its 12,000 seats. How we wept when we realised we were sat so far from the stage that they might as well have been sarcastic marionettes.
Monday 08 August 2011
The ethereal surrealism and faux-naivete of the comedian and actress Sara Pascoe conjures up comparisons to Noel Fielding, Josie Long and Russell Brand; in other words she's an acquired taste. Her self-deprecating style more than takes this into account and she goes so far as to issue a series of coy disclaimers about her shtick: "This show has something for everyone but no one will enjoy it entirely."
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