Birmingham-born comic will front satirical news programme on Sunday evenings
Sacha Baron Cohen
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Wednesday 06 November 2013
This week we’ve seen the best and worst sides of drunken excesses. What have we learnt? Just like in life: llamas good, racism bad.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Students wearing Mexican, Native American and Sacha Baron Cohen costumes were all turned away from an event
Clowning around: Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Phil Burgers' workshops are a hit with fellow comedians
Friday 23 August 2013
With stand-up dominated by the one-comic-and-a mic-form of observational humour, it's little wonder that some comedians are seeking more alternative modes of expression to set themselves apart. The Boy with Tape On His Face distinguishes himself with a joyously retro presentation of silent, performance-led humour, while the bestowal of the Edinburgh Comedy Award on Phil Burgers last year, for his mute, sexualised and playfully scary bouffon Dr Brown, echoed and endorsed the stand-up circuit's burgeoning interest in clowning.
Friday 26 July 2013
The controversial hip-hop pioneer has been axed as part of a scheduling shake-up on Radio 1
I want to break free: Sacha Baron Cohen exits Freddie Mercury biopic over 'creative differences' with Queen
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen is reported to have quit playing the lead in an impending Freddie Mercury biopic due to a disagreement with the remaining members of Queen.
Friday 24 May 2013
'Women should not have to adopt masculine traits in order to succeed,' says Australian actress
Thursday 24 January 2013
German tabloid begs 'beautifully crazy' Britain to stay
Thursday 13 December 2012
Peter Capaldi and Rebecca Front won best actor and actress gongs for their efforts in Armando Iannucci's Shadow Cabinet
Thursday 08 November 2012
Sharing in the election joy?
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Another jibe at Cameron?
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Monday 05 November 2012
New Zealand's prime minister has denied allegations that he called David Beckham “thick”.
Thursday 25 October 2012
The stag and hen party culture in Bournemouth is causing anti-social behaviour and strict new measures are needed to “reclaim” the town’s night-time economy, according to a local police and crime commissioner candidate.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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- 4 Adam Levine's biggest fan had a panic attack upon meeting him, so the singer laid down on the floor to get a photo with him
- 5 Why you're almost certainly more like your father than your mother